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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...
March 06, 2011
Writer-Director Paul Schrader Coming to Cinematheque
On March 18 filmmaker Paul Schrader will answer questions after a screening of his 1987... more
March 01, 2011
CIA Students Nab 3 Awards in Ohio Arts Competition
Wendy Birchfield, Katherine Richards, and Rachel Shelton have won three of the six 2011 AICUO... more
February 28, 2011
SIE 65 Awards Announced; Show Open Thru Mar 26
From a ceramic dress to a sweetener packet display, SIE 65 showcases new talents, new... more
February 18, 2011
Students Prep for 5th Annual Spring Service Trip
For the fifth straight year, a group of CIA students will travel to New Orleans... more
February 09, 2011
CIA Welcomes MOCA to the Neighborhood
MOCA Cleveland has broken ground on its new building near CIA's McCullough building. Completion is... more
February 09, 2011
Students to Host SIE 65 Opening Reception Feb 18
A tradition that spans seven decades, CIA's annual Student Independent Exhibition showcases emerging talent in... more
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