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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...
April 14, 2011
CIA Associate Professor Kasumi Awarded 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship
Kasumi was awarded a $44,000 Guggenheim Fellowship to fund an experimental feature-length film/video art hybrid.... more
April 13, 2011
Animator Bill Plympton at Cinematheque April 14
Meet animator Bill Plympton, see his latest feature Idiots and Angels, and get your own... more
April 07, 2011
Cleveland Design Month-and-a-Half 2011
April and May are bursting with design events, from CIA's Spring Design Show to the... more
April 06, 2011
Come Make Some Noise @yourlibrary! April 10?16
CIA's Gund Library has planned five days of noisy events to celebrate the 2011 National... more
April 06, 2011
Alumni Profile: Carlita Alexander, Designer at Rockwell Group
Carlita has her 'dream job' as a senior designer at Rockwell Group in New York... more
April 04, 2011
Toshiko Takaezu: In Remembrance
Ceramist and former CIA professor Toshiko Takaezu dies at 88. more
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