Story: Sep 11, 2014
Two CIA grads commissioned for CWRU public art works
CIA Exhibition: Aug 28, 2014
2014 Faculty Exhibition
Story: Sep 10, 2014
Painting chair curates exhibition exploring art, materials
Events: Sep 06, 2014
Mizoguchi's Greatest Decade
Social: about 10 hours ago via Facebook
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...
Story: Sep 02, 2014
CIA ingenuity will be on display at arts and technology fest...
Events: Sep 27, 2014
Filmmaker and author John Waters to present one-man show
Story: Aug 27, 2014
New residence hall welcomes first-year students in comfort, ...
Events: Oct 18, 2014 @ William Busta Gallery in Cleveland, OH
A Creative Life featuring Paul Yanko
Blog: Sep 17, 2014
9/18-21: Polyester, Ivory Tower, Policeman & more!
Reconnect with your artistic side and develop new techniques and perspectives that you can take back to the classroom. The Cleveland Institute of Art's BASIC Programs offer workshops, seminars, and outreach programs led by professional artists and designers.
Earn CEU credits, network with other art educators, and enhance your skills in digital arts, craft, design, and fine arts. BASIC Programs take place in the fall, winter, and spring of each academic year and once during the summer.
"The BASIC class on pastel completely transformed the way I teach pastel in the classroom.”
Carol Stephenson, Middle School Art Teacher, Hathaway Brown School
"BASIC programs energize me to go back into the classroom. I believe every teacher should do this. It shows students that you can learn constantly, and learning doesn’t stop at high school. I display each certificate I received from BASIC. "
Jan McAndrew, Art Teacher, Lakewood High School
"I’m grateful that we’re here at BASIC, I wish it ran more frequently—twice a month would make me happy!"
Georgann Blair, Art Teacher, North Ridgeville High School
"The techniques I learned in a BASIC abstract painting class will help my students with limited drawing skills participate in class."
Johnnie Smart, Ninth Grade Art Teacher, John Hay High School (Cleveland Metropolitan School District)
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October 25, 2014
Who: Art Instructors
BASIC is made possible with the generous support of The Martha Holden Jennings Foundation.
Visiting artists, exhibitions, conference and symposia exploring socially engaged art.
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Cores + Connections
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