Apr 23, 2014
CIA grads win 25% of nation's top retail design honors
Mar 15, 2014 @ MOCA Cleveland in Cleveland, OH
CIA's Traveling Sketchbooks make a last stop at MOCA
Apr 17, 2014
Design major gets zombie's reception at her former school
Mar 28, 2014
Dinner by Design – Art of the Table, and a runway show
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The game design industry is constantly evolving, and CIA’s students are on the edge of the newest technologies and gaming tactics. This weekend, the Great Lakes Science Center will host our students for the Game Design Spring Show, as they present their amazing work. The exhibition reception is tomorrow, Apr. 25, from 1-3pm. Click below for more details.
Apr 16, 2014
Alumnus and superhero comics writer Brian Bendis visits CIA
Mar 28, 2014
The Accident: Recent Work by Nicky Nodjoumi
Apr 15, 2014
Students win $11,000 in Dealer Tire art competition
Apr 22, 2014
2014 Spring Illustration + Animation Show
Apr 22, 2014
4/24-27: Bernard Hermann weekend with CITIZEN KANE, MARNIE & more!
Blog . Winners for the iPad Animation Contest
The results are in for our iPad animation contest! The winner for "best animation" goes to Geemay Chia. Geemay will receive a $50 iTunes Card redeem code in her email. The winner for "best class animation" is Kidist Getachew's Wednesday Digital Synthesis Class. EVERYONE in the class gets a $15 iTunes card redeem code sent to them by email. Virtually every Foundation student participated in the iPad animation contest through their Digital Synthesis Class. All students and classes were presented to the judges anonymously. Our judges, Professors Richard Fiorelli, Barbara Chira and Jimmy Kuehnle, heroically reviewed well over one hundred animations in order to select the winners. Professor Fiorelli made visual notes for every single video, essentially recreating drawings from each of them, in order to make an informed decision. In this assignment, each student made a 30 second black and white animated video using frame-by-frame drawing. They began and ended the video with a straight horizontal line down the middle of the frame. The videos from each Digital Synthesis class were edited together into a single longer video. Since they all start and end with a straight horizontal line down the middle, the videos flowed seamlessly from one to the next. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to everyone that participated. Despite using a buggy Animation App (which will not be used in the future!) students produced some awesome work. See below. Our winning artist, Geemay Chia Our winning class, Kidist Getachew's Wednesday Digital Synthesis class A "best of" compilation, selected from all classes
Sharpen your artistic skills at CIA's Pre-College Program this summer.
Nicky Nodjoumi and Dinner by Design exhibitions
CIA welcomes spring with two wildly different shows.
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