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Apr 23, 2014

CIA grads win 25% of nation's top retail design honors

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Mar 15, 2014 @ MOCA Cleveland in Cleveland, OH

CIA's Traveling Sketchbooks make a last stop at MOCA

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Apr 17, 2014

Design major gets zombie's reception at her former school

View details Dinner by Design – Art of the Table, and a runway show

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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.

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Apr 16, 2014

Alumnus and superhero comics writer Brian Bendis visits CIA

View details The Accident: Recent Work by Nicky Nodjoumi

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Mar 28, 2014

The Accident: Recent Work by Nicky Nodjoumi

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Apr 15, 2014

Students win $11,000 in Dealer Tire art competition

View details 2014 Spring Illustration + Animation Show

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Apr 22, 2014

2014 Spring Illustration + Animation Show

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Apr 22, 2014

4/24-27: Bernard Hermann weekend with CITIZEN KANE, MARNIE & more!

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Aug 20, 2013

CIA named one of the "Best in the Midwest"

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Apr 22, 2014 @ Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland in Cleveland, OH

2014 Spring Design Show

Admissions . Meet Your Cia Counselor . Leslie McCombs

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Leslie McCombs

Leslie McCombs

Title Counselor, Admissions
Contact lmccombs@cia.edu
Phone 216.421.7943

Leslie McCombs returned home to Cleveland because of its sprawling art scene. After receiving a B.A. in Media Art, with a minor in Art History from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, Leslie moved to Rome, Italy. She attended a metalsmithing school where she earned a European Jeweler Certification and worked as a jeweler abroad for years. Upon returning to the US, Leslie attended the joint M.A. program for Art Education at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Art. She came to CIA after a year of teaching elementary and middle school visual art. Leslie enjoys exploring local music, food, and art where ever she travels.

Leslie covers the following territories: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and all Ohio zip codes that begin with: 433, 434, 435, 436, 440*, 442, 443, 444, 445, 446, 447, 448, 449, and 458.

*With exception to Berea High School, Chagrin Falls High School, Gilmour Academy, North Olmsted High School, and University School.

CIA Puts iPads in the Classroom and Studio

CIA Puts iPads in the Classroom and Studio

All freshman receive an iPad to keep upon graduation.

Financing Your Education

Financing your education.

We are ready to clarify tricky topics, answer questions, discuss any concerns regarding your ability to afford CIA, or consider special financial situations.

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Pre-College Program

Sharpen your artistic skills at CIA's Pre-College Program this summer.

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Nicky Nodjoumi and Dinner by Design exhibitions

CIA welcomes spring with two wildly different shows.

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Cores + Connections

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