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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 07, 2011
CIA by the Numbers: 2010 Year in Review
As we welcome the new year at the Cleveland Institute of Art, we reflect on... more
January 05, 2011
Ligon's Digital Art Revolution in Huffington Post
CIA Assistant Professor Scott Ligon's book about art and technology, and an accompanying video, is... more
January 01, 2011
What a Wonderful Kind of Day With Marc Brown '69
Renowned author and illustrator visits students, receives award more
January 01, 2011
Creative Thinking Fuels CIA Grad's Career With Global Animation Firm
CIA Around the World more
December 31, 2010
Grad's Eco Book Wins National Teacher's Award
An ecology coloring book by CIA illustration grad Kelsey Lyon has won a Teacher's Choice... more
December 28, 2010
Spirit of Giving: CIA Students Serve the Community
Many CIA students are service minded, finding ways to give back to the community. more
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