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Students animate, illustrate holiday greetings on behalf of ...

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CIA Exhibition: Jan 14, 2015

35th Annual Scholastic Art & Writing Exhibition

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Students capture two of the top prizes in museum's surreal d...

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CIA Exhibition: Feb 13, 2015

69th Annual Student Independent Exhibition

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Warm wishes to you this holiday season from the Cleveland Institute of Art! Artwork created by Animation majors Brienne Broyles 16 and Maria Ursetti 16. Rea...

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Story: Nov 04, 2014

New CIA building taking shape; set for December completion

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Events: Mar 21, 2015

Spring 2015 Open House

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CIA Exhibition: Mar 31, 2015

Spring Exhibition: Women to Watch - Ohio

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CIA again named to "Best in the Midwest" list

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CIA's Campus is Rated Top 10 in the Country

CIA's Campus is Rated Top 10 in the Country

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Financing Your Education

Financing your education.

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Barry Underwood

Assistant Professor, Admissions

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