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Painting Faculty

Anthony Ingrisano

Anthony Ingrisano

Title Associate Professor | Chair of Painting
Department Painting
Phone 216.421.7355

Courses  Painting Beyond Observation | Painting Seminar: Contemporary Issues in Painting | Professional Practices: Studio to Gallery

Degree MFA, Pratt Institute

Anthony Ingrisano is an instructor in CIA's Painting and Foundation departments. Ingrisano shows with Lesley Heller Workspace in New York. Before he started at CIA, he taught at Briarcliffe College. He was a contributing essayist to Sharon Louden’s book, Living and Sustaining a Creative Life. He earned an MFA from Pratt Institute.

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Lane Cooper

Title Associate Professor
Department Painting
Phone 216.421.7355

Courses  BFA Statement + Exhibition | Painting: Constructing Narratives

Degree MFA, Painting, University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa);
MA, Art History, University of Alabama at Birmingham
BS, University of North Alabama

Lane Cooper is an artist who works through painting, sound, video, text and, on occasion, performance. Her work has been presented in venues ranging from Birmingham, AL, to Madrid, Spain. In 2009 she participated in a residency at The Banff Centre located in Alberta, Canada, and in the fall of 2010 she was an artist-in-residence at Gallery Aferro in Newark, NJ, where she exhibited as part of the 2011-12 season.

She holds a master's degree in art history with an emphasis in contemporary art and an MFA in painting. She has been teaching since 1989, and since the spring of 2001 she has taught full-time at the Cleveland Institute of Art.

Michael Meier

Title Lecturer
Department Painting
Phone 216.421.7355

Courses  100 Drawings | Painting Beyond Observation | Watercolor Plus: An Exploration of Water-Based Media

Degree MFA, Washington University, St Louis
BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art

Mike Meier is a painter from Cleveland Ohio whose work investigates interiority and multiplicity. He received his BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art and obtained an MFA from Washington University in St. Louis. He currently holds a position as Lecturer at the Cleveland Institute of Art in Visual Arts and Foundation. His work has been exhibited in Cleveland, Chicago and St. Louis.

Zachary Smolko

Title Technical Specialist
Department Painting
Phone 216.421.7355

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