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Animation at Cleveland Institute of Art

Animation at Cleveland Institute of Art

The Animation program at CIA is ranked among the top in the world, with a long legacy of alumni working in enter...

Ceramics at Cleveland Institute of Art

Ceramics at Cleveland Institute of Art

The Cleveland Institute of Art's Ceramics program builds on the age-old medium of ceramic art by teaching both t...

Drawing at Cleveland Institute of Art

Drawing at Cleveland Institute of Art

As a Drawing major at the Cleveland Institute of Art you will explore traditional and unconventional materials, ...

Game Design at Cleveland Institute of Art

Game Design at Cleveland Institute of Art

Game Design is an ideal field if you're looking for a playful environment where you can explore areas of interac...

Glass at Cleveland Institute of Art

Glass at Cleveland Institute of Art

In CIA's Glass program, your training will center around three processes: working hot glass (glass blowing and o...

Graphic Design at Cleveland Institute of Art

Graphic Design at Cleveland Institute of A...

Graphic designers create at the intersection of words and images, helping to build brands, communicate ideas and...

Illustration at Cleveland Institute of Art

Illustration at Cleveland Institute of Art

As an Illustration major at the Cleveland Institute of Art, you will learn how to creatively translate conceptua...

Industrial Design at Cleveland Institute of Art

Industrial Design at Cleveland Institute o...

The Industrial Design program at the Cleveland Institute of Art consistently ranks as one of the top programs in...

Interior Architecture at Cleveland Institute of Art

Interior Architecture at Cleveland Institu...

Cleveland Institute of Art's Interior Architecture program emphasizes commercial retail, architectural, function...

Jewelry + Metals at Cleveland Institute of Art

Jewelry + Metals at Cleveland Institute of...

As a Jewelry + Metals student at the Cleveland Institute of Art, you will develop a thorough understanding of yo...

Life Sciences Illustration at Cleveland Institute of Art

Life Sciences Illustration at Cleveland In...

The Life Sciences Illustration program at the Cleveland Institute of Art is one of only a few BFA degrees of its...

Painting at Cleveland Institute of Art

Painting at Cleveland Institute of Art

CIA's Painting program has a legacy of national and internationally celebrated artists.

Photography + Video at Cleveland Institute of Art

Photography + Video at Cleveland Institute...

In CIA’s Photography major, coursework will expose you to rich and varied techniques and aesthetics essential ...

Printmaking at Cleveland Institute of Art

Printmaking at Cleveland Institute of Art

Influencing culture for centuries, printmaking embraces, utilizes, and challenges technology as an experimental ...

Sculpture + Expanded Media at Cleveland Institute of Art

Sculpture + Expanded Media at Cleveland In...

In the Sculpture + Expanded Media major, you’ll hone a set of construction skills, working with wood, fabricat...

Our Alumni

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Kevin Snipes

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Kevin Snipes '94 is a full-time ceramic artist working in Cleveland. He shows his work in solo gallery exhibitio...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Trisha Barkman

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Trisha Barkman graduated from Cleveland Institute of Art in 2006, and is currently producing documentary films a...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Chris + Shelley Harvan

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Chris and Shelley (Slick) Harvan graduated from CIA in 1997 and currently are co-owners, designers and sculptors...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Sreshta Rit Premnath

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Sreshta Rit Premnath graduated from CIA in 2003 and is now an installation artist and assistant professor at Par...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Kurt Koeple

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Kurt Koeple '92 found a way to combine all of his interests – design, writing and new media – into one ever-...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Heather Moore

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Heather Moore ’93 founded a Cleveland-based jewelry company, Heather Moore Jewelry, that has national followin...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - George Kozmon

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

George Kozmon ’82, the internationally collected artist who created a brilliant alpine landscape on an 80-foot...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - René  Polin

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

As founder and president of a multi-disciplinary design firm, René’s portfolio includes hundreds of successfu...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Paul Timman

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

As one of the leading tattoo artists in the country, Paul Timman has tattooed many celebrities including Angelin...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Nate Cotterman

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Working in a professional glass studio in Los Angeles, Nate Cotterman is learning the ropes of running a glass b...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - John Chuldenko

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

John Chuldenko released his first feature film, Nesting, which he wrote and directed. As a student at CIA he was...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Wesley Burt

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Wesley Burt turned his passion for drawing into an amazing career. As a concept artist at Massive Black, Wesley ...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Antonia Campanella

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

A CIA elective class in ceramics sparked Antonia Campanella’s dream of working in a storefront studio. Her CIA...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Patty Hume

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Patty Hume creates multi-million dollar water features around the world and works on a scale she never thought p...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Steven Tatar

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

After a successful career as an artist and a creative director at American Greetings, Steven Tatar ’85 has res...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Mark Reigelman

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Join New York-based artist Mark Reigelman ’06 in his Brooklyn studio as he describes his already prolific, sel...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Scott Colosimo

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Less than 10 years after graduating from the Cleveland Institute of Art, Scott Colosimo’s design and manufactu...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Alex Pakis

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Alex Pakis is the designer and owner of Greenpoint Craftworks, a custom jewelry and bike boutique in Brooklyn, N...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile - Ben Grasso

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni Profile...

Ben Grasso '03 is leading a creative life as an artist. Based in New York City, Ben has exhibited his paintings ...

Transportation Design at CIA

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni at GM

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni at GM

Kirk Bennion ’84, Jonathan Janke ’11, Aaron Riggs ’12 and Brian Stoeckel ’09 talk about their automotive...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni at Chrysler

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni at Chry...

Joe Dehner ’88, Dan Zimmermann ’96, Nico Vardis ’99, Bill Zheng ’00 and Irina Zavatski ’01 talk about ...

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni at Ford

Cleveland Institute of Art: Alumni at Ford

Eric Stoddard ’98 and Chris Mikalauskas ’13 talk about their automotive design careers.

The Masters Series

Cleveland Institute of Art: The Masters Series - William Harper

Cleveland Institute of Art: The Masters Se...

William Harper ’67, a New York artist whose works in metals and enamels are in the Metropolitan Museum of Art,...

Cleveland Institute of Art: The Masters Series - Franny Taft

Cleveland Institute of Art: The Masters Se...

Cleveland Institute of Art congratulates Professor Emerita Franny Taft, who was the special honoree at the 2013 ...

Cleveland Institute of Art: The Masters Series - Ed Mieczkowski

Cleveland Institute of Art: The Masters Se...

Ed Mieczkowski, a 1957 CIA graduate and faculty member for nearly 40 years, has long been considered a founding...

Cleveland Institute of Art: The Masters Series - Julian Stanczak

Cleveland Institute of Art: The Masters Se...

Julian Stanczak, a 1954 CIA graduate and 30-year-plus CIA faculty member, is a true master colorist who produced...

Cleveland Institute of Art: The Masters Series - John Paul Miller

Cleveland Institute of Art: The Masters Se...

John Paul Miller, a 1940 Cleveland Institute of Art graduate and longtime faculty member, works in his studio an...

Visiting Artists

Cleveland Institute of Art: Visiting Artist - Thi Bui

Cleveland Institute of Art: Visiting Artist - Thi Bui

Thi Bui visited CIA in conjunction with a first-year student summer reading project, to review work in response to her graphic novel.

Cleveland Institute of Art: Visiting Artist - Nick Cave

Cleveland Institute of Art: Visiting Artist - Nick Cave

Nick Cave is an international sound costume designer.