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At the Cleveland Institute of Art we are dedicated to teaching art and design students in an environment built exclusively for creative thinkers. Learn more about our amazing faculty of practicing artists and designers, small class sizes, and 15 majors in fine art, design, craft, and integrated media.

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Gems from the Cleveland School sparkle at Wolfs Gallery

This summer's vibrant art scene in Cleveland gave Wolfs Gallery an... more

What will you be?

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Financing Your Education

Financing your education.

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Meet Your Professors

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Gary D. Sampson

Professor of Art + Design History | Chair of Liberal Arts, Admissions

Gary Sampson teaches art and design history and theory at the Institute. He is also adjunct in art history and...more

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CIA Portfolio Day

Have your portfolio reviewed by a CIA faculty member on November 10.

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ThinkCraft: Fresh Takes

This exhibition opens in Reinberger Gallery November 1.

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