Story: Jan 22, 2015
Interactive mural by Jessica Langley '05 represents the ener...
Events: Jan 19, 2015 @ Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland in Cleveland, OH
CIA Freshman Mail Art at MOCA
Story: Jan 09, 2015
Time-lapse video shows completion of major construction on n...
CIA Exhibition: Feb 13, 2015
69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition
Social: about 18 hours ago via Facebook
The deadline for our 2D3D art + design contest for high school students has been extended by one week to Friday, February 6. If you haven't yet, enter now for a...
Story: Dec 23, 2014
Printmaking project links students with seniors and their st...
Events: Feb 16, 2015
CIA Campus Connection: Presidents' Day
Story: Nov 03, 2014
CIA video shows off new Uptown Residence Hall
Blog . The Chromatic Typewriter
The Chromatic Typewriter, by Tyree Callahan, is a conceptual art machine that creates oil pastel paintings with every keystroke! Constructed in 2012, Tyree took an old Underwood Standard typewriter and modified it to produce colored marks rather than type with each keystroke. By replacing each of the letter heads and key pads with oil pastels and corresponding key pad covers, Tyree created the first Chromatic Typewriter! In 2012, this new art making tool was entered into the 2012 West Prize competition and was a huge hit with the public, becoming one of the most popular products online! Tyree has also begun to collaborate with Jack Zylkin0, creator of the USB Typewriter in 2010. They have started plans to combine these two products with the hopes of come up with a USB typewriter that can also produce digital paintings on the iPad! Tyree’s Chromatic Typewriter is a conceptual art machine, you can’t purchase a machine directly, but you can buy prints of the work that the machine produces at TwistedSifter.com!