Title Associate Professor/Chair of Printmaking
Courses Image + Form II: Reproducibility | Intro Printmaking: Image Construction I: Line + Sequence | Printmaking: Advanced Topics | Professional Practices | Propaganda: Media, Dissemination, Technique
Degree MFA Clemson University, Printmaking; BA Xavier University, Printmaking, Graphic Design & Business
Maggie is an Associate Professor and Printmaking Department Chair. She is a founding member and Board President of the Morgan Conservatory, a center for book and paper arts. http://morganconservatory.org
Recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition at the University of Mount Union and inclusion in the 2013 MAPC Juried Members Exhibition at the McDonough Museum.
Title Technical Specialist/Tamarind Master Printer
Degree TMP, The Tamarind Institute of Lithography; BFA, Cleveland Institute of Artexpand collapse
Degree BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art; MFA, Columbia University
Christi Birchfield is an internationally exhibited artist whose work is in permanent print and drawing collections including at the Cleveland Museum of Art and Cleveland Clinic. She is a full-time visiting artist/lecturer in the Foundation Department at CIA. Christi earned a bachelor of fine arts degree (BFA) from CIA and a master of fine arts degree (MFA) from Columbia University.expand collapse
Title Assistant Professor/Chair of Drawing
Courses 100 Drawings | Advanced Drawing: Senior Major Day | BFA Statement + Exhibition | Drawing I | Drawing II | Drawing: Intro to Advanced Observation, Illusionism, + Concept | Image + Form I | Image + Form II: Reproducibility
Degree MFA, Fiber, Cranbrook Academy of Art; BFA, University of Michigan
Sarah's work has been exhibited in galleries such as Vermont Studio Center; the Cultural Center of Polecni, Pieksamaki, Finland; Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland Institute of Art; and SPACES gallery, Cleveland, among others. Her awards have included a CAA Tuition Grant (2000-2002); a Merit Scholarship and Grant to the Vermont Studio Center (1999); and a Merit Scholarship for the University of Michigan (1998).expand collapse
Title Adjunct Faculty
Title Visiting Instructor
Courses Aesthetics, Style, and Content | Design I | Fiber: Digital Images, Patterns + Structures | Fiber: Silkscreen | Image + Form I | String, Felt, and Thread | The Rhetorical Object: Conceptual Constructions | Weaving Patterns: Collective Activity
Degree MFA, Kent State University; BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art
Bill Lorton received his BFA in Fiber + Material Studies from the Cleveland Institute of Art and his MFA in Textiles from Kent State University. He is currently an adjunct faculty member in CIA’s Fiber + Materials Studies Department and also teaches courses in the Visual Art and Foundation curriculums. Lorton was selected for the 2009 Cheongju International Craft Competition, receiving an Honorable Mention. In 2012 he was part of an invitation exhibition at the Korean Craft Museum in Cheongju, South Korea. Lorton launched the Endangered Studies traveling curriculum in 2013 to preserve and promote a multitude of fiber art techniques.expand collapse
Title Adjunct Faculty
Degree MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art; BFA, Kent State University
Liz is co-founder and executive director of Zygote Press, a nonprofit center to promote contemporary fine-art printing and foster collaborations that strengthen our community. Liz has collections at the Glidden House, California State University, the Oregon Art Institute, and Colgate University as well as several other places. She has received several awards including the Artist and Communities Grant from the Ohio Arts Councis, the Public Billboard Project, the Indivisual Artist Fellowship, and the William H. Daisley Memorial Scholarship from Cranbrook.expand collapse
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