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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...
January 21, 2011
Grad Opens Survival Kit Gallery in Detroit Shoreway
Cleveland Institute of Art graduate Alex Tapie has teamed up with three other local artists... more
January 19, 2011
Prof's Photo Art Featured in Real Simple Mag
Artwork by Barry Underwood, head of CIA's department of film, video, and photographic arts, is... more
January 18, 2011
A Night for a Knight: John Ewing Award Ceremony + Film
On Feb 3 the Cleveland Institute of Art and the Cleveland Museum of Art honor... more
January 13, 2011
Sculpture Grad Publishes Article in Ocean Mag
Writing for Beyond Blue magazine, Jessica Adanich '09 discusses her marine conservation artwork. more
January 11, 2011
The Cleveland Institute of Art Showcases Emerging Talent at New Exhibition
This year marks CIA's 65th annual Student Independent Exhibition (SIE), a juried show that is... more
January 09, 2011
Cinematheque Presents Carlos, One of 2010's Best Movies
An amazing collection of year-end honors went to this film, which traces the criminal career... more
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