Tag Archives: Carla J. Blackman

7 Takeaways from IDSA Central District Conference at Carnegie Museum of Art

Designers came together last weekend in Pittsburgh to be inspired and learn from students and professionals. As the student advisor for IDSA (Industrial Designers Society of America), I went along to support Austin Frank, Cleveland Institute of Art’s Student Merit … Continue reading

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Four Seasons Artwork Catching On

Carla Blackman delivered a commission for Robert & Diane Scelza that is part of her “Four Seasons” series titled “Fall at Spencer Creek,” and 64″ x 30.” It’s oil overpainted onto a canvas photographic print. In addition, Carla’s piece in … Continue reading

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Cleveland Institute of Art celebrates new building

CIA’s faculty, students and staff officially opened their unified campus on Friday, August 28 with a parade and the closing of the old building doors. It was great being part of this energetic and happy event attended by hundreds. We … Continue reading

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See The World Through The Lens of Urban Sketchers

Urban Sketchers is a fun group I belong to that fosters the art of on-location drawing. It’s been great to go on sketch crawls with my fellow sketchers. We choose a Greater Cleveland destination on the last Sunday of the … Continue reading

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