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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 01, 2011
Spring Show Reception Night Is April 19
5 EXHIBITIONS. 3 VENUES. 1 BLOCKBUSTER NIGHT. more
April 01, 2011
Professor and Multimedia Artist Kasumi Wins Guggenheim Award
Project will probe mysteries of cognition more
March 30, 2011
Ohio Arts Council Honors Five CIA Artists
Five Cleveland Institute of Art faculty, staff, and alumni received $5,000 Individual Excellence Awards from... more
March 29, 2011
Interior Design Students Create for Food Bank
Interior design sophomores use 1,000 cans of food to create a giant sketchbook and pencil... more
March 28, 2011
Convivium33 Gallery Show Features 6 CIA Women
An April 2011 show at Convivium33 Gallery showcases selected works by leading female regional artists,... more
March 24, 2011
GM Foundation Makes $70,000 Grant to CIA
A $70,000 grant from the General Motors Foundation will fund scholarships, equipment, and the Industrial... more
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