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2019 Alumni Exhibition opens Friday, July 12

2019 Alumni Exhibition
Join us at CIA Friday, July 12 from 5 to 8pm for the opening reception of the 2019 Alumni Exhibition. Prizes will be announced during a short program at 6pm. The exhibition was juried Courtenay Finn ’05, CIA alumna and chief curator at moCa Cleveland. It is on view in the Reinberger Gallery at the Cleveland Institute of Art July 12-August 16.

Alumni discount on Continuing Education classes

We are now offering alumni a 10% discount on Continuing Education classes! Contact with questions. 

Mentoring opportunity

Would you like to be a mentor to our new crop of alumni? Please join the CIA mentoring network on College Central. By joining this database, you’ll enable students to strategically reach out to you for guidance on getting started in their professional lives. Sign up today!  
Alumni News
Diana Bjel '73 has work in the 14th Annual Ceramics Invitational at River Gallery along with fellow alumni Bob Burch '94, Bette Drake '65, Andrea LeBlond '95, and Fox Nicely '18. The show runs through August 19.
Guy-Vincent '83 designed two new murals at the Norma Herr Women's Shelter. This collaborative public art initiative is the result of working with women from the shelter.
Kirk Lang '02 won first place in the “Alternative Metals/Materials” segment in the 2019 Saul Bell Design Award competition.
Jessica Langley '05 and Ben Kinsley '05 will present their Janks Archive project at the 9th Inter-format Symposium on the Fluidity of Humour and Absurdity at the Nida Art Colony in Lithuania, June 28-30. Read more details.
Jessica Adanich '09 recently founded DesignPod Studio, a Cleveland-based creative agency that offers marketing, branding, and web design services. View the press release
Rachel Raymond '15 won a 2D Design Recognition Award at AIGA Cleveland’s Design730 Awards in May 2019. Read about the awards.

Jobs and Other Artist Opportunities

  • moCA Cleveland is seeking a curator of public programs. Read more and apply.

  • The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass is accepting applications for its artists-in-residence program. The application deadline for residencies in 2020 is August 31. View the requirements and apply.

  • Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is seeking a visual arts exhibition manager. Ideal candidates will have experience in artist selection and visual art sales. See the job posting

  • The 1stdibs product team in New York is looking for a senior product designer. See the job posting and apply.

  • The City of Lakewood is calling for artists to design creative social seating for Wagar Park. The requests for qualifications deadline is July 31. See more information

And check out CIA’s College Central for freelance, internship, and part- and full-time listings. If you are interested in meeting with our Career Center, please schedule an appointment.

Alumni Artwork

Guy-Vincent '83
Norma Herr Women's Shelter Mural
Rachel Raymond '15
Various Animal Logos, AIGA Cleveland’s Design730 Award winner

Important Events

  • 6/28–7/12: Urban Centrifuge, Beck Center for the Arts
  • 6/29–7/12: 2019 Summer Teacher Residency Exhibition, Ann and Norman Roulet Student + Alumni Gallery
  • 7/12–8/16: 2019 Alumni ExhibitionReinberger Gallery
  • 8/29–10/6: 2019 Faculty Exhibition, Reinberger Gallery
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Cleveland Institute of Art's public programming is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.