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Academics . Interior Architecture . Faculty

Interior Architecture Faculty

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Michael Gollini

Title Associate Professor/Chair of Interior Architecture
Department Interior Architecture
Phone 216.421.7929

Courses  INTA Advanced Problems | INTA BFA Survey | INTA: Communication Skills 1 | INTA: Intermediate Problems | INTA: Senior Thesis Problem | Retail Design + Brand Design | Retail, Restaurant, and Store Design

Degree BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art

Associate Professor Michael Gollini is the chair of the Interior Architecture Department and an independent design consultant for several local and national design offices. He provides conceptual imagery and design solutions for retail, restaurant, museum and exhibit environments. Following more than a decade of various roles at several award-winning design consultancies he founded Michael Gollini Design Group in 1997. He has worked with clients such as Cisco, Walt Disney World, BMW, Bose and Audi to name a few.

Sherri Appleton

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Interior Architecture
Phone 216.421.7929

Courses  Materials, Research, + Space Planning | Space + Planning Fundamentals

Degree BS, University of Cincinnati

Sherri is an adjunct faculty member in the Interior Design department at The Cleveland Institute of Art. She attended the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning and received her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design in 1980. In 1983 Sherri won the first annual Restaurant and Hotel Design Magazine Merit Award for the Standard Oil Research Employee Cafeteria

Patrick Finegan

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Interior Architecture
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Retail Design + Brand Design

George Gatta

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Interior Architecture
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Architectural Drawing and Documentation

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Pete Maric

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Interior Architecture
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  3D Texture, Mapping, Digital Lighting | Architecture and Communication Skills | INTA: Communication Skills 2 | Intro to 3D Animation: Character

Degree BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art, 2000

Pete Maric started his career in Interior Architecture after graduating from CIA and became heavily interested in CGI in 2008. He has worked on projects with brands such as Adidas, Nintendo, and Everlast, among others. His work has been featured in the Adobe Illustrator WOW! books, Photoshop User Magazine, Architecture in Perspective, and House Trends. His 3D demo reel was included in Computer Arts Magazine in the ‘Showreels and Shorts’ section of the disc, which is a showcase of talent from artists/studios from around the world.

Today he splits his time between teaching and running the visualization and animation studio Triplet 3D.

Laura Wolf

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Interior Architecture
Phone 216.421.7929

Courses  Interior Architecture: AutoCAD

Richard Parker

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Interior Architecture
Phone 216.421.7000

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