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January 09, 2017
'I like that I can almost zone out and lose myself as I work'
Glass artist Michael Janis, co-director of the Washington Glass School in Mount Rainier, Md., specializes in sgraffito, a technique that uses crushed glass powder as a drawing medium. A 1983 graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Janis started his professional life as an architect, working first in Chicago and then moving with his wife to Australia. When the couple returned to the United States in 2003, Janis decided to dive into the art career he’d always wanted, and began a serious practice in glass.
Janis has an extensive list of public commissions, including casting...
May 02, 2011
Putting Artists in the Classroom: CIA Students Teach Kids
CIA's Coventry Center presents an exhibition of work by K?8 charter school students, along with... more
April 29, 2011
Cleveland Arts Prize Honors Underwood, Miller
Barry Underwood (photography) and John Paul Miller '40 (jewelry) are recognized by the 2011 Cleveland... more
April 22, 2011
Alumni Profile: Jennifer Trausch, Director of Photography at the 20X24 Polaroid Studio
Jen shares with us how a strong foundation in art school shaped her experience as... more
April 18, 2011
CIA Technical Assistants Exhibit at Coventry Center
Opening April 21, the Full Service exhibition celebrates the contributions and work of CIA's Technical... more
April 17, 2011
Cinematheque Features Five Greatest Chaplin Comedies
Charlie Chaplin's greatest comedy features will come to the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque in... more
April 15, 2011
Maltz Museum Exhibits Works by CIA Artists
Works from the Progressive Corporation's art collection, including several by CIA artists, are on view... more
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