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Story: Oct 21, 2014

Senior curates exhibition of current students, recent grads ...

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CIA Exhibition: Oct 17, 2014

Adam Markanovic: No Body to Love

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Story: Oct 20, 2014

CIA grad transforms Corvette into canvas on wheels

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Events: Nov 06, 2014 @ Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, OH

Unruly Engagements Conference

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What does it mean in contemporary art and design to be socially engaged? Cleveland Institute of Art invites you to attend an international conference November 6...

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Story: Aug 27, 2014

New residence hall welcomes first-year students in comfort, ...

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CIA Exhibition: Nov 07, 2014

Opening Reception Community Works: Artist as Social Agent

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Story: Aug 18, 2014

CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

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Events: Nov 15, 2014

Fall 2014 Open House

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Story: Jul 23, 2014

Professor's productive year saw exhibitions, acquisitions, r...

About . Leadership 

Leadership

Office of the President

President Grafton J. Nunes came to CIA as the 10th president to serve the college. Under his leadership, President Nunes is responsible for overseeing the Campus Unification Project and building community connections to help CIA achieve its long-term goals. For more information, visit the Office of the President.

Executive Administration

Assisting the efforts of the president are seven members of the executive administration. Some members of the administrative team are artists themselves, while other members have had a long-standing career in higher education.

Board of Directors

CIA is governed by a Board of Directors that is responsible for managing the college’s financial assets and ensuring CIA’s long-term success. Many of its members are alumni, professional artists and designer, and community members who strongly support the arts. 

CIA Mission

To nurture the intellectual, artistic, and professional development of students and community members through rigorous visual arts and design education.

CIA Vision

To advance culture, community, and global quality of life.

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Community Works

Visiting artists, exhibitions, conference and symposia exploring socially engaged art.

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Uptown Residence Hall

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Cores + Connections

Learn more about CIA's proven method for academic and professional excellence.