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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...
December 24, 2010
Students Render Cleveland Hot Spots in Type
Communication design students use letterforms to create beautiful images of Cleveland landmarks. more
December 20, 2010
Instructor's Article Makes Cover of Art in America
Artist, art critic, and CIA instructor Dan Tranberg publishes in celebrated art journal. more
December 19, 2010
CIA Artists Capture 11 CPAC Creative Fellowships
Artists connected with CIA captured 11 of 22 total awards given by the Cleveland-based Community... more
December 18, 2010
Julia Chepke '11 Wins Arts Prize Scholarship
Julia Chepke, a fourth-year fiber and material studies major at CIA, was awarded the 2010... more
December 10, 2010
The Master Series: Ed Mieczkowski
Ed Mieczkowski more
December 08, 2010
Final Week to Explore "Awe-Inspiring" Show at CIA
Come see CIA's Anatomica Aesthetica exhibition before it closes on Saturday Dec 18, and learn... more
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