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Story: Sep 11, 2014

Two CIA grads commissioned for CWRU public art works

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CIA Exhibition: Aug 28, 2014

2014 Faculty Exhibition

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Story: Sep 10, 2014

Painting chair curates exhibition exploring art, materials

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Events: Sep 06, 2014

Mizoguchi's Greatest Decade

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CIA is very excited to welcome fall 2014 artist-in-residence Chi-Yu Liao, who comes to CIA from Taiwan. A specialist in video installations, Liao artistically e...

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Story: Sep 02, 2014

CIA ingenuity will be on display at arts and technology fest...

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Events: Sep 27, 2014

Filmmaker and author John Waters to present one-man show

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Story: Aug 27, 2014

New residence hall welcomes first-year students in comfort, ...

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Events: Oct 18, 2014 @ William Busta Gallery in Cleveland, OH

A Creative Life featuring Paul Yanko

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Blog: Sep 17, 2014

9/18-21: Polyester, Ivory Tower, Policeman & more!

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Story: Aug 18, 2014

CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

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Events: Nov 15, 2014

Fall 2014 Open House

About . History . CIA at CMA . 2D: Enamel and Photography 

2D: Enamel and Photography

Surveying the CIA-affiliated artworks in the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art, one can sometimes note changes in art media, in addition to changes in the predominant taste or style. For example, the groundbreaking exhibition Painting with Fire: Masters of Enameling in America, 1930-1908 (2007), curated by Bernard N. and Harold B. Nelson Jazzar, shows why American enamels then were so closely associated with the Cleveland Institute of Art. Today enameling techniques remain part of the CIA curriculum, but no longer do students major in the field.

In contrast, photography appears to be rising in importance among today’s CIA artists, whether faculty, staff, students, or alumni. Starting in the 1990s, CMA has begun adding CIA photographic work to its permanent collection, a trend that seems likely to continue, as recent graduates, faculty, and staff members are continuing to win prizes and garner positive reviews, both locally and nationally.

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