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Story: Dec 22, 2014

Grad is sculptor behind Disney's Big Hero 6

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CIA Exhibition: Jan 14, 2015

35th Annual Scholastic Art & Writing Exhibition

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Story: Dec 17, 2014

Students animate, illustrate holiday greetings on behalf of ...

View details 69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition

CIA Exhibition: Feb 13, 2015

69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition

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We caught up with CIA grad Zack Petroc, model supervisor behind the Disney blockbuster Big Hero 6, and asked him how his CIA education helped him succeed. Find ...

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Story: Nov 04, 2014

New CIA building taking shape; set for December completion

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Events: Mar 21, 2015

Spring 2015 Open House

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Story: Nov 03, 2014

New Uptown Residence Hall featured in CIA video

View details Spring Exhibition: Women to Watch - Ohio

CIA Exhibition: Apr 02, 2015

Spring Exhibition: Women to Watch - Ohio

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Story: Aug 18, 2014

CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

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Jewelry & Metals: Production

Course No. MET364.1  Credits: 3.0

Jewelry and object production is a multifaceted and demanding avenue that can be navigated by many paths. We will explore a range of production concepts and methods with a focus on wearable jewelry and functional objects. The class will cover research of the marketplace, concepts and design, production techniques and technologies, presentation, packaging, time management, pricing, and artist/gallery relationships. Pieces will be produced weekly and bi-weekly through short term assignments and following demonstrations. Each student will fabricate one or more creative and salable limited production lines. The course will include preparation for shows and galleries, and participation in the student art sale. Slides, examples of actual works, visiting artists, and presentations supplement the class. Open to Jewelry and Metals majors an all electives. Pre-requisite: A minimum of one course in Jewelry and Metals. 3 credits.

Jewelry & Metals: Production

Course No. MET464.1  Credits: 3.0

Jewelry and object production is a multifaceted and demanding avenue that can be navigated by many paths. We will explore a range of production concepts and methods with a focus on wearable jewelry and functional objects. The class will cover research of the marketplace, concepts and design, production techniques and technologies, presentation, packaging, time management, pricing, and artist/gallery relationships. Pieces will be produced weekly and bi-weekly through short term assignments and following demonstrations. Each student will fabricate one or more creative and salable limited production lines. The course will include preparation for shows and galleries, and participation in the student art sale. Slides, examples of actual works, visiting artists, and presentations supplement the class. Open to Jewelry and Metals majors an all electives. Pre-requisite: A minimum of one course in Jewelry and Metals.

Jewelry + Metals: Production

Course No. MET 264-364-464  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Matthew Hollern

Jewelry and object production is a complex and demanding avenue that can be navigated by many strategies. We explore a full range of production design, concepts, and technologies with a focus on wearable jewelry and functional objects. We address research, trends and concepts, ideation, design + redesign, production techniques + technologies, marketing, presentation, packaging, time management, pricing, and artist/gallery relationships. Challenges include short and long term projects based on demonstrations, research, and readings. The course is supplemented with presentations, examples of actual works, and visiting artists who make their living as production artists/designers. Ultimately you will conceptualize, design, and create one or more lines. The course includes preparation for shows and galleries, and participation in the Student Art Sale in December. Open to Jewelry + Metals majors and all electives. One course in Jewelry + Metals recommended.

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