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Academics . Cores + Connections . Your Professors 

Your professors

World-class faculty are the keystone of CIA's Cores + Connections.

With a faculty to student ratio of 9:1, students at CIA are mentored by faculty members who are accomplished professionals in their fields, and who, in turn, share their knowledge, craft and professional experience on a daily basis. In their own practices, CIA's studio faculty are engaged in regional, national, and/or international arenas, with projects ranging from a local effort to build designers’ work stations out of wood reclaimed from abandoned houses, to producing independent films that travel to film festivals worldwide. Students also richly benefit from the global perspective of CIA's accomplished Liberal Arts faculty, comprised of art historians, writers, researchers, and other scholars of the humanities.

Assistant Professor, Drawing

Anthony Ingrisano

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New film studies prof helps students appreciate film as art form

November 18, 2014

New film studies prof helps students appreciate film as art form

Erica Levin joined Liberal Arts faculty in fall 2014 more

Professor's design ideas feature prominently in report on Cleveland's creative economy

November 24, 2014

Professor's design ideas feature prominently in report on Cleveland's creative economy

Cuffaro's workstations ideal for CIA students, model for design thinking more

Visiting designer impressed with students, campus

March 27, 2015

Visiting designer impressed with students, campus

Five questions for Scott Stropkay '85 more

Associate Professor - Industrial Design, Industrial Design

Douglas Paige

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Assistant Professor/Chair of Animation/Interim Chair of Game Design, Animation

Anthony Scalmato

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Professor/Chair of Ceramics, Ceramics

Judith Salomon

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Illustration instructor's Fandango video animates Ninja Turtles

September 03, 2014

Illustration instructor's Fandango video animates Ninja Turtles

From Etch A Sketch, to murals, to t-shirts, Vlosich's work impresses more

Professor, Foundation

Richard Fiorelli

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Support CIA

Show the world creativity matters: make a gift to the annual fund.

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SPECTRUM CIA 2015

Save the date. Four celebration events.

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Cores + Connections

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