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Cleveland Institute of Art Annual Report 2015 – 2016

A Year of Community Building

A Year of Community Building / 2015 – 2016

Dear Friends, Never doubt the power of a mission-focused college to transform itself and its neighborhood. Institutions that grow stronger decade after decade invariably demonstrate skill at balancing old and new. Their leaders vigilantly protect bedrock values, but stay nimble with changing times and conditions. The past year at CIA exemplified the success of that strategy. For 134 years, the college has produced serious, culture-changing artists, designers, educators and entrepreneurs. Its alumni, present and former faculty, and community supporters quite rightly take pride in their association with the college. CIA has now enjoyed a full year of education and public programs on its new unified campus. The renovated and expanded George Gund Building, made possible by a successful capital campaign, contains some of the best of the old CIA: spaces where students are able to pursue the rigors of drawing, painting and design. Room, too, has been made for teaching the art professional of tomorrow: design thinking, new media and technologies, and student/client partnerships. CIA doesn’t stop at teaching students to make better work. Its stellar faculty and external partners in the business community create opportunities for real-world learning. Our graduates leave CIA prepared to fulfill crucial roles as artists and designers, and to meet the rising demands of applying these disciplines in meaningful ways. The most successful artists of tomorrow will be problem-solvers and community stakeholders. As an institution, CIA must do the same. I congratulate Cynthia Prior Gascoigne, new Chair of the CIA Board of Directors, as she leads the way into the future. I know the college will meet the high standards set over more than a century of education in art and design.

Michael Schwartz, PhD Retired Chair, Board of Directors

Michael Schwartz, PhD, left, and CIA President

Cover: A brilliant procession of students, faculty

Grafton Nunes stand with “Reconstructed Color”

and staff celebrated the official move to the

by Petra Soesemann.

unified campus during Prism in August 2015.

Our first year of operations in the unified campus at Cleveland Institute of Art brimmed with successes and milestones, reinforcing the college’s crucial role in the many communities to which it belongs. We began 2015 –16 with Spectrum, a series of events that showcased the historic transformation of CIA and its campus. After nearly a decade of planning and fundraising around a consolidated campus, these events provided CIA the opportunity to celebrate and engage our extended family of students, faculty, alumni, strategic partners, corporate sponsors and our neighbors in University Circle and across Northeast Ohio. We will long remember Spectrum as an exhilarating moment in which we celebrated our history and transitioned into a future bright with promise. Within this new physical learning environment, CIA students continued to achieve great things with their work, often in partnership with external organizations that included the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, NASA, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and Case Western Reserve University, to name a few. One extraordinary project for our animation students included working with director Paul Schrader on the creation of storyboards for the feature film “Dog Eat Dog,” which debuted at the Cannes film festival in spring. Under the auspices of CIA’s Creativity Works program, juniors in fine art and craft majors put their entrepreneurial skills to work in internships culminating in solo exhibitions and public art shows. Partner organizations included the Shaker Lakes Nature Center, the LGBT Center at Case Western Reserve University, and Praxis Fiber Workshop. I continue to take pride in the launch of full, four-year scholarships for students from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. Erykah Townsend completed her first year at CIA, and is pursuing a double major in Painting and Sculpture + Expanded Media. The Community Partnership for Arts and Culture named four of our faculty members — Sarah Kabot, Kevin Kautenberger, Kathy Buszkiewicz and Jimmy Kuehnle — Creative Workforce fellows. Cuyahoga County taxpayers fund these prestigious grants. CIA alumni Paul Sobota ’05, Christi Birchfield ’06, Darius Steward ’08 and Nathan Ward ’14 also received the CPAC grants. As the school year closed, we bid goodbye to faculty members William Brouillard (Ceramics) and Richard Fiorelli (Foundation), and to library director Cristine Rom, all of whom retired after decades of dedication to CIA and its students. We miss them and wish them all the best. We also acknowledge the passing of three volunteer leaders at CIA: Harvey Oppman, Chaillé Tullis and Mabel “Skip” Watts. You can read more about their service to the college on the last page of this report.

Grafton J. Nunes President and CEO


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Creativity matters to our community Back in 2013, a New York Times headline blared “Culture Blooms in Cleveland” atop a story that trumpeted a “cultural renaissance” in University Circle. Today, the arts in Cleveland have only become more vibrant, and the Cleveland Institute of Art has been present in virtually every facet of that expansion. Through its leaders, faculty, students and alumni, CIA engages at every level to be an effective collaborator and neighbor.

Introducing our new campus to the community

Our University Circle community

Starting in August 2015, CIA rolled out a suite of events that were designed to introduce our new unified campus to different audiences. At Prism, President and CEO Grafton Nunes presided over the last Convocation at Aitken Auditorium in the original George Gund Building on East Boulevard, and then led a parade to the Euclid Avenue unified campus. The ceremony presented a wonderful opportunity for faculty, staff, students and alumni to bear witness to the experiences of the past while opening the door on a new era.

Our campus unification aligned with the completion of the Uptown development, in which CIA has played a critical role. Today, University Circle throbs with the energy of new restaurants, retail businesses, college life and our amazing arts and culture institutions. As members of the neighborhood, we work with MOCA Cleveland in a number of ways that include an annual furniture design contest and internships that are managed through our Career Center.

August also brought Lumiere, a special premiere night for the Cinematheque as it moved into the Peter B. Lewis Theater. In September, our opening celebration gala, Chromos, gave CIA supporters and donors an opportunity to see some of the first fruits of their efforts during a night of food, dancing and bidding on one-of-a-kind auction experiences. And in October, families came out for our art-making open house, Kaleidoscope. 2

Through course offerings and internships, CIA students and instructors collaborate with University Circle institutions in projects that benefit all. For example, CIA animation students worked with counterparts at the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History to create a series of animations with original art and music for the dome of the museum’s planetarium. Other examples include students making plant studies at the Cleveland Botanical Garden. First-year CIA students worked with residents of the nearby Abington Arms, a senior living community, to make work about objects that were meaningful to the residents.

In conjunction with Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, and with support from the Cleveland Foundation, CIA created 29 large canvases for the airport ticket lobby featuring Cleveland landmarks rendered through typography. CIA students created all the pieces in the series, which is known collectively as Type City Cleveland. Beyond specific initiatives, the CIA sphere of influence grows in the region, with alums working and showing in galleries and museums near and far. Alumni also teach art and design at all levels of education, and continue to pass their knowledge and expertise forward. As the CIA collaboration footprint grows, so does the success of the region’s creative economy, making Northeast Ohio a strong, vibrant community for all. And the occasion of the Republican National Convention meeting this year in Cleveland bolstered CIA’s relationships with its University Circle neighbors. Planning meetings began in May and included the University Circle cultural institutions, hospitals and safety forces. CIA became a hub for these meetings, where key players hashed out a plan to work alongside and communicate with RNC planners. Our Greater Cleveland arts, culture and business community Beyond University Circle, CIA worked hand in glove with institutions across the county to pass Issue 8, the continuation of a cigarette tax that provides funding for arts programming in Cuyahoga County. During the late spring, CIA partnered with LAND Studio to host Houston-based artist Keliy Anderson-Staley to create tintype portraits that became part of a series of public art installations along the Regional Transit Authority’s Red Line. Industrial design majors once again studied real-world transportation design challenges through courses sponsored by General Motors (fall semester) and with the boutique motorcycle company Cleveland CycleWerks (spring), owned by CIA alumnus Scott Colosimo ’04. Graphic design students competed in spring to design the medal for MetroHealth Medical Center’s first Cleveland Heritage Award recipients. Junior Jessica Sandy’s design, emblazoned with the Veterans Memorial Bridge, Terminal Tower and Lake Erie, was bestowed upon five civic leaders: the Rev. Otis Moss Jr., Morton Mandel, Sandra Pianalto, George Voinovich and Richard Pogue. In collaboration with Nottingham Spirk and biomimicry fellows at the University of Akron, CIA industrial design students researched how to work biomimicry into the design process in regard to home health care. The team explored natural models for solutions to stability, mobility, temperature and moisture control and more.

Providing access to the college’s extensive study collection, including works like Gordon Gund’s “Freedom” sculpture, has been a priority in the unified campus and a key component of CIA’s community outreach. Pictured front row from left: Gordon Gund, Sarah Gund and Agnes Gund. Back row from left: Llura Gund and Geoffrey Gund.

Interior Architecture majors partnered with representatives from the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo to reimagine its 30-year-old Primate, Cat and Aquatics Building. 3

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CIA award recipients honored for educational, artistic achievement Brouillard, Goss and Schwartz heralded in 2015 −16 Schreckengost Award Established in 2000, the Schreckengost Award was named for the late artist and industrial designer Viktor Schreckengost, a 1929 graduate of CIA who taught here for almost 70 years. It is presented each year to a current or former faculty member in recognition of teaching excellence. Professor Gretchen Goss, chair of Jewelry + Metals, received the award at commencement on May 14, 2015. Goss, who joined CIA in 1989, earned her BFA and MFA at Kent State University, majoring in jewelry and metals as an undergraduate and in enameling as a graduate student. She has been a visiting artist at Kent and Oklahoma State University, and over the years has presented workshops and lectures at countless conferences and exhibitions across the United States. She has curated shows at the Thomas Riley Gallery and SPACES Gallery. Her work is in public collections including University Hospitals of Cleveland, the Butler Institute of American Art, the University of Michigan and the Cleveland Art Association. She is a member of the Enamelist Society, which in 2013 honored her with a Creative Arts Award. She has won numerous Ohio Arts Council individual artist grants, and has been reviewed by national crafts magazines. Most recently, her work appeared in Heat Exchang2, in Cardiff, Wales, and in Little Dreams in Glass and Metal at the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton Ma.

Award for Service At the 2015 Convocation, Michael Schwartz was presented CIA’s Award for Service. He joined the college’s Board of Directors in 2009 and served as chair from 2012 through 2015. He served briefly as interim chair before retiring from that position in fall of 2016. He brought tremendous insight, honed over a 40-year career in higher education. A native of Chicago, Schwartz attended the University of Illinois–Urbana Champaign where he earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology, master’s degree in labor and industrial relations, and PhD in sociology. He taught and did research at Wayne State University and Indiana University, Bloomington. He became chair of the Department of Sociology and Social Psychology at Florida Atlantic University and then dean of the College of Social Science there, before moving to Kent State University to become vice president for graduate studies and research. He assumed roles of increasing leadership at Kent State until serving as president from 1982 until 1991, when he became president emeritus and trustees professor. As president of Cleveland State University from 2001 to 2009, he was praised for raising the academic standards of the university and overseeing key construction projects. He is the author of more than 50 papers and books.


Award for Artistic Achievement Longtime Ceramics professor William Brouillard was the recipient of the 2015 CIA Award for Artistic Achievement. After joining the CIA faculty in 1980, Brouillard divided his time between teaching in the Ceramics Department and making ceramic art in his studio in Cleveland’s Tremont neighborhood. He works in earthenware in the majolica tradition of 16th century Italy, but uses the local industrial background of his studio as a source of images and subject matter. Brouillard retired from CIA in May 2016, and continues his studio work. He earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a master of fine arts degree in ceramics from Alfred University. He was a resident craftsman at the Penland School in North Carolina before coming to CIA. His artwork is represented in the collections of more than 15 centers, including the Cleveland Museum of Art, the American Museum of Ceramic Arts, and Tokyo National Museum. He has won numerous grants and awards, including an Excellence in Design Award from the American Craft Museum, Creative Workforce Fellowship from the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture, Lifetime Achievement Award from Cleveland Arts Prize, Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council, and a McKnight Grant which enabled him to be an artist in residence at the Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis.

“Analog Portraits from the Machine Age” William Brouillard

“At the Edge” Gretchen Goss 5

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2015 – 2016 Highlights in Pictures

Disney artist Orsi visits as ‘Zootopia’ hits screens Fresh from work on the Disney animated film Zootopia, artist Nick Orsi visited CIA in February to discuss the art of animation with more than 100 students and faculty. “I really love sitting down with writers and directors,” Orsi said. “I learn how to become a better character designer from the writers. They’re talking about the bones of the character, and coming up with all these relatable aspects. It helps me in my thinking when I’m tackling a drawing.”

Fox 8’s Crumpton kicks up excitement at CIA Kenny “Kickin’ It With Kenny” Crumpton (right) and the crew from FOX 8 News spent the morning of Feb. 24, 2016 exploring the Cleveland Institute of Art’s unified campus, starting outside with a shot of the Toby Lewis Media Mesh. They dropped into Reinberger Gallery for a visit to the Student Independent Exhibition, then aired segments in the studios in Jewelry + Metals, Painting and Drawing departments. The building “exemplifies everything we try to do, which is to provide students with space, time and light to do their work,” CIA President Grafton Nunes told Crumpton. Nine CIA artists part of Creative Workforce grant program Nine artists connected to CIA were part of the 2016 class of Creative Workforce Fellowship recipients, a taxpayer-funded program that supports the work of Cuyahoga County artists. The Community Partnership for Arts and Culture chose 40 recipients in visual arts, media arts, design, craft, dance, literature, music and theater. The CIA faculty members and graduates who received $15,000 grants were (right) Paul Sobota ‘05, adjunct faculty member Bob Drake, Drawing Department Chair Sarah Kabot, Jewelry + Metals professor Kathy Buszkiewicz, Christi Burchfield ‘06, faculty members Kevin Kautenburger and Jimmy Kuehnle, and Darius Steward ‘08.


First year students plumb memory with neighbors First-year students in the course Charette: Community + Collaboration engaged in a memory book project with seniors and people with disabilities living at Abington Arms in University Circle. Learning oral history techniques and handmade book structures allowed students to bring visual storytelling skills to bear while bringing enrichment to the residents’ experience.

Ceramics hosts Japanese master for residency Ceramist Yasuhisa Kohyama was an 11-year-old Japanese boy in the 1940s, when a neighboring family hired him to paint a portrait of a recently deceased person for his funeral. The grownups paid him in art supplies, and he never stopped making art. Kohyama and his partner, Wakae Nakamoto, were guests of CIA’s Ceramics Department for two weeks in April. Celebrating our transformation through a spectrum of creativity On September 19, 2015 CIA welcomed more than 500 guests to Chromos, a gala featuring creative party attire and unique auction and raffle experiences—all against a colorful backdrop of CIA’s new unified campus. The effort was driven by the Opening Celebration Committee, led by Chromos Co-Chairs Fran Belkin, Meg FultonMueller and Barbara Richter (who also chaired the overarching Spectrum series of opening events). Pictured from left: Laura Ospanik ’80, Karen Skunta ’74, Cathy Stamler, Grafton Nunes, Barbara Richter, Sally Hollington, Fran Belkin, Meg Fulton-Mueller and Betsy Stueber. Dafoe sends Class of ’16 off with wise words Actor Willem Dafoe recalled his own training as an actor during his address at CIA’s commencement on May 14 at the Cleveland Museum of Art. “Frankly, I’m envious,” he told the graduates. “Not only of your youth, but the range of possibilities of study you’ve been offered here.” That evening, Dafoe spoke to Cinematheque audiences who came to watch the film Pasolini, in which he starred. 7

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Visionary donors endow scholarships for tomorrow’s artists, designers Each year, the Cleveland Institute of Art bestows more than $10 million in scholarships, awards and financial aid to students based on a variety of criteria, including academic merit and financial need. “Scholarships are a crucial part of the way we support students to become successful artists and designers,” said Malou Monago, Vice President of Institutional Advancement. “Providing help to promising students allows the college to attract an ever more diverse and talented student body.” Key to these successes are a growing group of dedicated supporters who work with the college’s Office of Institutional Advancement to establish scholarships through annual donations and planned giving. Here are just a few examples of donors who have a passion and vision for helping current and future generations of artists and designers. The Marilyn J. White ’79 Scholarship Marilyn White attended CIA in the 1950s, but ran out of money. Her father had died when she was young and her mother was a single parent. She returned to CIA through an art education program 20 years later, graduating in 1979. She went on to have a long career teaching art in East Cleveland schools. Now, White has found a way to help students like her. The Marilyn J. White ’79 Scholarship is an endowed scholarship awarded to a student from Cuyahoga, Lake or Geauga counties in Northeast Ohio in honor of White’s professional teaching career in East Cleveland. It is meant to follow the student through four years at CIA, provided that the student remains in good academic and judicial standing with the school. “While it was important for me to encourage students to pursue their interest in art, I could foresee what they were going to encounter once they graduated (high school),” White said. “Like me, they would have a hard time financially. Those who wanted to pursue their interest in art could do so as a hobby or a pastime, not as a career. That would take more money. “When I retired from teaching, I became more aware of how I could give back,” she said. “I remembered those wonderful days at the Cleveland School of Art, how the working scholarship got me through my first two years.”


“This past year, I created a scholarship fund to help those talented kids enroll in the Cleveland Institute of Art classes and ultimately earn a degree in art,” White said. “What pride I would have when I see a deserving, talented student graduate and pursue a career in what he or she loves, whether it be art history, painting, ceramics, printmaking, or yes, even teaching art.” The Fran and Jules Belkin Scholarship Fran Belkin and husband Jules recently established an endowed scholarship that will be awarded every year to a student who has academic promise and a financial need. The Belkin scholarship is intended to follow the student through his or her time at CIA. Fran credits fellow CIA Board member Laura Ospanik for introducing the idea of setting up a scholarship. “I didn’t even realize that was an option,” Belkin said. “Once you know it’s available to you, then you think about it.” She structured it to start immediately. “I have so many friends at the school, and we see how difficult it is for art students to pay for their education,” she said. “We were thrilled we had the resources to help, because they receive a superior education at CIA.” Among the Belkins’ philanthropic endeavors, CIA represents their only scholarship. “This is our school,” she said. The Ospanik Scholarship Laura Ospanik ’80 remembers what it was like to be a CIA student — the rewarding part of her work as a Graphic Design major, and the challenge of paying for her education. She always had two or three jobs in addition to school work, and she had scholarship help, too. Now a member of the CIA Board of Directors, Ospanik and her husband, Steve Robbins, created an annual scholarship fund for current use, and established a planned gift to sustain it over time.

In addition to the many scholarships that enable students to pursue their art and design studies, CIA each year bestows special awards that encourage graduating seniors to continue work on special projects through travel. Recipients from the class of 2016 were Hien Nguen, Amber Ford, Gretchen Hilty, Madeleine Toth, Grace Gongaware and Meghan Calvert.

The idea to fund a scholarship arrived in the form of a gift to herself. “I’d always at some level been a CIA donor, but it was my 50th birthday and my husband said ‘What would you like?’” she says. What she wanted was to lend the same kind of help she had received as a student. “There’s so many positive points in the scholarship program,” she says. “First off, as a student, you feel you’ve won something, which is a wonderful feeling. And it gives the people donating a great feeling to be helping someone, too. You know where it’s going. You can put a face to it.” Thomas R. Roese Scholarship in LGBT Leadership Painter and longtime art educator Tom Roese ’71 had dreamed of helping a student by way of a scholarship, though he assumed he would only be able to do it “for a semester or so.” Only after meeting with Amy Raufman in CIA’s Institutional Advancement department did he understand that he could establish a planned gift that would help see a student through his or her career at CIA. Pictured: Marilyn White ’79, Jules and Fran Belkin,

His endowed scholarship, the Thomas R. Roese Scholarship in LGBT Leadership, will be awarded to a rising sophomore in Illustration or Drawing and who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, or who has demonstrated their support of the LGBT community.
Roese, who majored in Graphic Design, was a career educator in the Parma City Schools, and has drawings and paintings in public and private collections. He looks back on his life before CIA as difficult, thanks to punishing attitudes toward gay students. “After I got out and got to art school, it got better,” he says. “It was so much easier, because it was like home, and everyone was an art kid.” He finds tremendous satisfaction in knowing that his investments will one day nurture others as they work toward becoming their best selves. “This is fabulous,” he said. “It’s what I always wanted to do.”

Laura Ospanik ’80 and Stephen Robbins and Thomas Roese ’71


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Working to support a passion Cynthia and Jim Gascoigne When the Student Independent Exhibition opens each spring, Reinberger Gallery teems with students, faculty and the artcurious who want to see what up-andcoming artists are thinking and making. It’s a big night for everyone involved, but you’d be hard pressed to find a more ardent fan of SIE than Cynthia Prior Gascoigne. “It’s just the best night of the year here. It’s where we show what we produce here,” she says. “It’s student run from top to bottom. And the enthusiasm that night— it’s just one great night.” Prior Gascoigne has served since 2011 on CIA’s board of directors. In October 2016, she was named chair, replacing Michael Schwartz, who had been in that position on an interim basis. Prior Gascoigne came to know CIA through her membership in cARTa. The Cleveland Art Association was established in 1915, and raises money for CIA scholarships through an annual event that allows members to borrow from its lending collection of about 220 artworks. Her new role as CIA board chair deepens Prior Gascoigne’s ties to CIA, but it’s hard to imagine that her enthusiasm for the college could be any stronger. For years now, she and husband Jim have supported the college consistently through contributions to the CIA capital campaign and annual fund, and by attending events. For the 2016 SIE show, Prior Gascoigne and CIA board member Elizabeth Stueber hosted an exhibition reception for friends, in the hopes of growing the network of supporters. They also regularly add student and faculty works to their personal collection — though never out of a sense of duty. “You have to like the work,” says Jim. “There’s an artist who has since moved out of town. When we bought a piece, he was very appreciative and thought we were being generous just to support him. I remember telling him, ‘This is a wonderful work. We would not buy it if we didn’t like your work.’” The Gascoignes come by their interest in art organically. Jim, who grew up in Shaker Heights, remembers childhood trips to the Cleveland Museum of Art, and being mesmerized by the famous George Bellows oil painting, “Stag at Sharkey’s.” “I went to school one semester in Europe and bought a painting in London near Hyde Park, which we still have,” Jim says. “The car got broken into in Greece, and everything got taken but the painting.”


Cynthia’s interest in art developed during her childhood near Columbus, where a great-aunt who loved the arts encouraged her curiosity and sent her to Cleveland to visit the museums. When it came time to go to college, though, her parents were firm: They weren’t sending her to school for four years to study art. So at Wellesley College, she double majored in economics and art history. The business degree was for her parents; the art history was for her. “I spent my first two years getting my [economics] major requirements out of the way, then spent the last two years doing my art history,” she says. Eventually, she added an MBA from Harvard Business School to her resume. She and Jim both made their careers in business, but they never stopped loving art. Their personal collection includes early 20th-century Cleveland School artists, works of Op Art pioneers from Ohio, and contemporary works from a mostly Ohio roster of artists. “To this day, my two great loves are the stock market and art,” Cynthia says. “It all worked out.” If you would like to invest in CIA’s future, please contact Malou Monago, Vice President, Institutional Advancement, at 216.421.8016 or mlmonago@cia.edu.

2015 – 2016 Financial Summary Fall 2015 total enrollment was 606 students, which included 204 new first‐year and transfer students. Progress toward the longer‐term enrollment target of 650 students is continuing with the more recent fall 2016 entering class at 188 students. Total current enrollment is 624 students. Tuition and fees net of financial aid represents 68 percent of total operating revenues. The college remains sensitive to the significant financial investment for education made by students and families. CIA has kept tuition and fee increases below national averages for the last several years. Support from government grants, current year restricted grants and endowment support totaled 16 percent of the 2015 – 2016 operating revenue. Endowment support includes distributions from endowment funds held in trust and distributions from the CIA-managed portfolio. A majority of the endowment distributions are used for need- and merit-based financial aid. At June 30, 2016, the market value of endowment assets was $25.3 million, composed of $8.3 million of funds held in trust and $17.0 million of CIA-managed investments. The overall

asset allocation of the CIA-managed portfolio at June 30, 2016 was 48 percent domestic equity, 19 percent foreign equity, 21 percent fixed income, 10 percent alternative investments and 2 percent cash. The fiscal year ended June 30, 2016 was a volatile period for investment markets. The one-year total return on the CIA-managed portfolio was -3.0 percent net of fees; the one-year average return on the endowment portfolio held in trust was -3.6 percent, net of fees, for a weighted average return of -3.2 percent for the combined portfolio. Auxiliary enterprises represent 9 percent of total operating revenues and include the Cinematheque film program and student housing. Annual Fund giving represents 6 percent of operating revenues. In 2015 – 2016, the college spent 36 percent of its operating budget on instructional programs, 15 percent on academic support, 15 percent for student services, 24 percent for institutional support and 10 percent for auxiliary enterprises.












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Honor Roll of Donors The Cleveland Institute of Art is grateful to the individuals, corporations, foundations and organizations that contributed to the college’s success in 2015 –16. Through generous gifts to the Annual Fund, scholarship support, programmatic initiatives, gifts in kind and planned gifts, these alumni and friends demonstrated their dedication to our mission to nurture the intellectual, artistic and professional development of students and community members through rigorous visual arts and design education. To all those who contributed to CIA during the 2015 –16 fiscal year, we extend our most sincere gratitude.


* Deceased



Visionaries $20,000 and above Antheia Charitable Fund of the SearsSwetland Family Foundation Fran and Jules Belkin Cleveland Art Association Cleveland State University Helen C. Cole Trust Dealer Tire LLC Joseph S. Dehner ’88 Ford Motor Company Fund GM Foundation The John Huntington Fund for Education Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Robert J. Jergens ’60 Jochum-Moll Foundation Toby Devan Lewis Virginia and Jon Lindseth Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation Creighton B. Murch and Janice A. Smith Jane B. Nord ’76 State of Ohio Mark and Janet Smith Joy Praznik Sweeney ‘58 and John Sweeney George Garretson Wade Charitable Trust #2


Leaders $10,000– $19,999 Fenn Educational Fund of the Cleveland Foundation Graffiti HeArt Helen Wade Greene Charitable Trust Jack and Mary Ann Katzenmeyer Key Private Bank Meisel Family Foundation John ’72 and Susan Nottingham The Murch Foundation Laura Ospanik ’80 and Stephen P. Robbins Madeleine Parker/ The Arthur L. Parker Foundation John and Sally Schulze/ The Reading 1 Foundation Sears-Swetland Family Foundation The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation John ’72 and Dee Spirk

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Pacesetters $5,000– $9,999 American Greetings Carol and Art Anton The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation Robin Davenport Becky Dunn Chann Fowler-Spellman Margaret Fulton-Mueller Glenmede Trust Company Barbara L. Hawley Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. Gary R. Johnson and Brenda K. Ashley The Walter and Jean Kalberer Foundation Liberty Bank N.A. Lincoln Electric Inc. Marjorie and Dan Moore Dana and Mario Morino The Murphy Family Foundation Nordson Corporation Meredith and Oliver Seikel Kim Sherwin Betsy and Fred Stueber The Swagelok Company University Hospitals of Cleveland Diane and Bill Valerian


Benefactors $3,000–$4,999 Anonymous Merle Edelman ‘52 The Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation William O. and Gertrude Lewis Frohring Foundation The Giant Eagle Foundation Matthew Greene and Lisa Triggs Greene The Hankins Foundation Richard Horvitz and Erica Hartman-Horvitz Mr. and Mrs. Donald Jack Anne M. Jones Linda Weber Kiousis ’62 The Lubrizol Foundation The MetroHealth Foundation Betsi and Warren Morris, II Mortar Net USA, Ltd. Nesnadny + Schwartz Drs. Michael and Joanne Schwartz Karen Skunta ’74 The Laub Foundation Russ Trusso Piet and Bobbi van Dijk The S.K. Wellman Foundation Al and Gary Zvosec


Members $1,500– $2,999 Lisa and Chad Arfons John Baca ’70 Marianne and Christian Bernadotte William P. Blair III The Brentlinger Foundation William Busta and Joan Tomkins The Rev. Dr. Joan Brown Campbell Lisa ’91 and Steve ’91 Cencula Kathi and Bill Chapman Joanne Cohen and Morris Wheeler Aims Coney, The Aims C. and Betty Lee Coney Memorial Fund of the Pittsburgh Foundation Mary and William E. Conway Grosvie and Charles Cooley Cowan Pottery Museum Associates Diane P. Daniels ’84 Ann and David ’67 Deming Ruth Swetland Eppig and Michael Eppig, M.D. Karen Eterovich-Maguire Marsha Brayton Everett ’81 Gene Faubel Cindy and Tom Flynn Charlotte and Charles Fowler The Gallery Group, Inc. Mrs. Joseph E. Gardner


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Kevin J. Geiger ’89 Cynthia and Harold Goodwin Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association Elaine Harris Green Joseph F. and Andrea L. Hahn John Hoyt ’66 Kim Sergio and Mark Inglis Lynda and Don Insul Donna and Stewart Kohl Kulas Foundation Jennifer Langer Patricia Limbacher M.H. Venture Ltd. Robert Mangold ’60 Yan and Robert Maschke William N. Masters Nicole Visconsi Mawby ’75 Miceli’s Dairy Products Clare and Sam Minoff Clay Mock Malou Monago David and Inez Myers Foundation Mirsat Nikovic Nottingham Spirk Partners Ltd. Grafton J. Nunes Caroline G. Oberndorf Panzica Construction Company Ninna Pettersson Carol Ann and René ’94 Polin Cynthia Prior Gascoigne and James Gascoigne Prizm, The Artist’s Supply Store


Barbara Richter, Ph.D. Dr. Ann E. Roulet Judith and James A. Saks Judith Salomon and Jerry Weiss Mrs. Viktor Schreckengost Astri Seidenfeld Andy and Jennifer Shrock Robert and Christiane Siewert Drs. Daniel Simon and Marcy Schwartz Carey L. Spencer Janet and Kristofer Spreen Cathy Stamler Meg and R. Thomas Stanton Mr. and Mrs. ’92 Daniel C. Sussen Franny Taft Third Federal Foundation Norman Wain Curtis Weems Karen and Jeffrey Weiss Trudy and Steven Wiesenberger Wolfs Art Dealers & Appraisers Anthony Yen nn

Friends $500 – $1,499 Anonymous Jean E. Appleby Pamela Argentieri ‘87 and Matthew Hollern Jane and Wink Baldwin Robert M. Beardslee ‘47 Mike Blasco Marilyn and Larry Blaustein

Joanne Blazek ’55 Louisa S. Bonnie ’81 Thomas Brezovec Brenda and Marshall Brown Kareen and Michael Caputo Camille and John ’87 Carter Kathryn and Frederick Clarke Bonnie and Michael Cole Diane De Grazia Kathy and Giuseppe ’78 Delena Sarajane and Sam Dolinsky Dr. and Mrs. Michael Dreyfuss Eaton Leah Gary The Gries Family Foundation Jenna Gutenstein ’13 Meloney and Craig Herrick Bill Hilyard and Gina Vernaci Douglas Hoffman Sally and Dick Hollington, Jr. Larry Imely Jennie S. Jones John Kaminski Joseph P. and Nancy F. Keithley Foundation Elaine and Joseph Kisvardai Victor C. Laughlin, M.D., Memorial Foundation Trust Michael Lawrence ’76 Herbert Leisy, Jr.* Catherine Lozick Tamar and Milton Maltz

Cathy Pollard and Alan Markowitz Mary ’90 and Tom McKane Judith ’90 and S. Sterling McMillan, III Julie and Mark Melvin Rita Montlack and Howard J. Freedman Nestlé Prepared Foods Division Richard L. Osborne Judy Takacs Pendergast ’86 Gwenn Pokorny Zac and Taryn Ponsky Philanthropic Fund Mr. and Mrs. Alfred M. Rankin, Jr. Audrey and Albert Ratner Amy Raufman Reliance Mechanical LLC Carlos Rodriguez Tom Roese ’71 H. Savery Fitz-Gerald Rorimer ’70 Eileen and Sam Roth Sara S. Rubin Peter and Aliki Rzepka Mr. and Mrs. Richard Schnaterbeck Marian and Boake Sells Charna Sherman Barbara ’90 and Julian ’54 Stanczak Jon and Rochelle Straffon Mackenzie Stubbins Benjamin and Catherine Vail Iris and Thomas Vail Skip (Mabel) Watts* Judy Weidenthal Angelika and Franz Welser-Möst Marilyn J. White ’79 The Whittey Family Susan Wolpert Steven A. Zilber nn

Sustaining $100–$499 Anonymous (3) Thomas and Joann Adler Rebecca Aidlin ’84 Nozar and Kathleen Alaolmolki Amie Albert ’69 Dene Miller Alden ’67 Herbert and Sheila Andre’ de la Porte Leslye Discont Arian ’76 Michael Armin Herbert Ascherman, Jr. Patricia Ashton P. Thomas Austin Denice R. Baldanza Robert L. Barnes ’68 Benham and Carol Bates George K. and Barbara K. Beach Nolan Beck ’15 Annie and Myron Belkin Steve and Julie Belkin Jeanne Berger ’86 Laura Berick Renee Berry Frederic and Ellen Bishko Jennifer Biskind ’81 Christy and Charles A. Bittenbender Joseph J. Blaha ’49

Roger Blatnick Charlie and Julia Bolton Henry Boom Loretta Borstein Ann and Richard ’70 Bort Ruth A. Bowman ’74 Elizabeth Breckenridge Lynda Britton ’85 Lou and Jane Brodnik Robert Brown Joan ’62 and Laszlo Budai David Burke Ken and Polly Burns Marilyn Cagin Mike Caldwell ’91 Jean Kubota Cassill Patricia and George Chan Mr. and Mrs. Homer Chisholm Susan Varga Chrien ’49 Kim Christopher Alberta Cifolelli ’53 George and Colleen Coakley Mark Cole Ronald L. Coleman Dante ’70 and Patricia Cornacchione Michael Costanzo Christopher Creed Betty Schaal and Rusty Culp William W. Currie John Currier Robert Cwiok ’73 Paul J. Dacey ’84 Chandra and Manohar Daga Susan and Peter Danford Jill Buckley Dangler ’53 Wendy J. Kaufman Dannenhirsh Barbara Davis Bryan and Maryellen Davis Lois L. Davis Ted and Anne De Coningh Alan Deckelman Dan and Laura Dempsey Stanley T. Denek ’62 James DeRosa Paul and Janis DiCorleto Fred Dillon James A. Dingus, Jr. Dian Disantis ’94 Pete and Margaret Dobbins William and Eleanor* Donley Leonard R. Dybzinski ’81 J. Edberg ’76 Harry Edwards Oliver* and Mary Emerson Morris Everett, Jr. Kylie Eyre Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Fabens Steven and Gwendolyne Feinberg Mat Felthousen Christine Filmer Joe Finizia ’59* Richard Fiorelli ’74 Margaret Fischer ’69 Steven Fitch

Artwork by Elmi Ventura Mata ’16 James and Ruth Friedman Carl Gaertner Barbara and Peter Galvin Clark Gaphardt Georgia T. Garner John and Peggy Garson Paula S. Gillam ’75 Ron and Eileen Gold Jonathan L. Goldman Shan Goshorn ’80 Astrida Paeglis Greco ’61 Amy Gregord Frank and Maureen Greicius Rochelle and Harley Gross Nicki and Bob Gudbranson Michael Gutzwiller ’83 John Harmon ’63 Tom and Jacky Harsch Gordon Hay Lee Heinen Patricia Ward Heinke ’55 Richard C. Heipp ’76 Curt and Karen Henkle Cynthia and Charles ’71 Herndon Arthur Heuer and Joan Hulburt William Hines Sally Hobson Jean McClintock Hoffman ’67 Ronald Horvat Liz Huff Brooks G. Hull Hope and Clark* Hungerford Dr. and Mrs. Scott R. Inkley Intown Club Laurie Hutchinson Jacobs ’86 Pierre Jambon John and Jeanne Jenks Robert Jensen Sherry ’08 and Tom Johnston Bob Jones Nancy Junglas Tim and Robin Kaehr David and Gloria Kahan Diane Karpinski Andrew Kartalis Dennis M. Kaufman Philip and Esther Kazdan Jim Kelley Renu Khosla Terri and Stuart Kline 15

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Anne Kmieck ’83 Andrew and Joan Kohn S. Lee Kohrman Shirley Leavitt Koller ’42 Victor Kord ’57 Dianne Kotrlik-Thompson ’67 Chuck Kovacic ’72 Ronald Krasney Donald Kumin Robin M. Kumin Anita and Jeffrey Lange Roger and Jennifer Langston Hal and Susan LaPine David LaSalvia Paul Lasky Deborah Teas Lass ’64 Bonnie and Stephen Lau Mary Kay Levesay for Tom Levesay ’70 Linda Lucic Liefer ’70 Linda and Jack Lissauer, M.D. Janet Loehr Ron Mabey ’63 Gregory Macek ’82 Norman E. Magden ’57 Matthew J. Maloney Karen Lee Marano and Dr. Francesco Melfi Paul Mason Gail McClelland ’78 Joan Cornett McConnell ’52 Marjorie McCullough Beth and Warren McCullough Mickie McGraw ’66 Frederick McGuire Bridget McKay ’05 Diana and Dan Medalie Claudia Metz Jan Milic Mary Jane and Frank Miller Thomas L. Mills ’78 and Susan Werner ’80 Claudio Milstein Burton Milter Melissa Monson Beryl and Irwin Moore Marie T. Morelli Mr. and Mrs. William J. Morse Larry Muha Hilton Murray Stephen Myers Jeff Nasca ’88 Debi Nemec Gordon and Vernie Nethercut Kim Neuendorf Nancy Neville David and Ann Olszewski Amelia and William* Osborne Overlook House, Inc. Stephan Paliwoda Jerry P. Palmer Nancy and Bruce Pasfield Costa Petridis Rosemary and Bill Pinter Sandra and Pirouz Pirouz Paul Pizzini ’72 Lyndia Plemons 16

Flo Pollack Mary and Doug Powell John ’71 and Norine Prim Tracy Pritulsky Nancy Rafal Wallace Reid ’50 Scollard Reinhardt Gail and Michael Resch Julia Rheem ’69 Marjorie B. Ritchie Barbara S. Robinson Cristine C. Rom and Alan J. Rocke Brian Roseman ’98 Charles and Carole Rosenblatt Warren and Debra Rosman Robert and Margo Roth John Rowland Roger and Betty Salomon Karen Sandstrom ’12 Joseph Sarasa John and Connie ’73 Sawdy Robert and Joyce Schaefer Anthony Schepis ’55, Prof. Emeritus Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Schorgl Michael ’64 and Sue Schrier Brant Schuller ’90 Lew and Diane Schwartz Martha Scott Ray Scragg David and Caroline Selman Mary Ann and Gary Shamis Eric and Jane Shapiro Laura and John Shields Dorothy T. Shrier Elizabeth Shrier Marjorie Simon Lauren and Kenneth ’70 Smith Frederick and Elizabeth Specht Susan Spector Benjamin Steele ’50 Denise E. Stewart ’06 Lanie Strassburger Eugene and Diana Stromberg Jeanne Marie Stumpf-Carome Bill and Edie Taft Lester Tavens Janet and John Telaroli Michael Tharp ’70 Chuck Tramontana ’65 Susan and Dean Trilling Ben ’78 and Bonnie ’79 Upton Elaine Urban ’57 Anne M. Vacco-Pintore ’83 Cynthia (Lange Rindfleisch) Vasu ’77* Boris and Olga Vayner Louis Wagner Sue Wall Carole Walters Georgianne Grande Wanous ’66 Jeffry Weiler Sarah Weiner Susan Weiner ’88 Susan Weir-Ancker ’85 Marilyn Weston

Nina T. Williams Leslie Williams-Kahn ’76 David W. Wittkowsky and James S. Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Wolf Thaddeus Wolfe ’02 Edward and Jane Young Douglas Zachowski ’77 Mark Zeller ’92 Tom and Amy Zipp Doreen and Harold ’50* Zisla nn

$99 and under Anonymous Jane Abbott Carol Adams ’70 Stacy Allen Peter Anagnostos Charles Andrews and Phyllis Asnien Jeannette Bosnoian Aurslanian ’54 Dr. Joan M. Baker Jennifer Baldwin Charlotte Pijanowski Ballas ’64 Clark W. Barnes Geoffrey and Maryann Barnes Michael Baskin Aloise Bates Suzanne Bellini Ernest and Eunice Benchell Joanne and Bert Benkendorf Reggi Bennetts Matt Berg Bernadette Beroud Ruth B. Bertrand John Bertsch Marilyn and Jack Bialosky, Sr. Roger Bliss Troy Blum ’97 Patricia Boonstra Catherine Borchert Ruth A. Botten Stephen Bowen Margaret and George ’53 Bowman J. Farris Braun ’04 Jane Placek Bravman ’67 Barbara W. Brennan Gina Maria Brent ’86 Gary Brierley Phyllis Brody Jim Brown and Jean Stevenson Barbara and Stanley Brown Michael and Cynthia Bruder Jan Brustman and Ric Schwabe Brian Bundy, Jr. ’05 Florence Bundy ’73 Laurie and William Buss Catherine Butler ’81 Lois Butler Marilyn S. Buttriss ’56 Reverend James L. Caddy Steve and Elizabeth Cagan Mr. and Mrs. J. Donald Cairns Wayne Calco ’84 Cheryl and Blake Murray Bill Carlson Patricia M. Carpenter

Lucy Chamberlain Lisa Cheng Ray K. Cheng ’77 Barbara A. Cherry ’57 John Chuldenko, Jr. ’98 Vitelia Cisneros Sarah R. Clague ’59 Secudo Clerico ’55 Mary Beth Clough ’91 Thomas Coffey Mary Ann Conn-Brody John R. Corlett Craig Corrigan Anna M. Cottos Charlotte Jaffe Cowan ’51 Dale H. Cowan, M.D. Lisa Cox Shirlie Cox Vivian and David ’78 Criner Phillip Dank John and Jennifer Davis Elmira Davison Maryann De Julio Yuri and Renata Deglin Rosanna and Paul ’60 DeNiro Dave Desimone Christopher Diehl Don DiFrancesco Bette Drake ’64 Dennis Drummond ’66 Robert Dudash Christina H. Dujmovic ’10 Kathleen Eddy William Eichenberg, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Edwin H. Eigner Bonnie ’69 and Charles Erickson Richard ’89 and Wendy Ewan David and Penni Ewing Ellen Falkner ’95 Kris Tapie Fay ’71 David ’95 and Wendy ’96 Fedan Dorothy Feddor ’69 Honey Feinberg* Keith W. Filip Joe Finizia ’59 Frank T. Fitzgerald ’57 Nancy Fleming Marylou Rice Foley ’66 Betty Gelfand Forchheimer ’52 Jonathan Forman Daniel Forst ’58 Marjorie Foster ’48 Ann France Louise J. Freedman ’51 Ann and Marc Freimuth Barbara French Howard Friedberg Rebecca and Ted Frost, Jr.

Richard Gardner Peter Garlock Jeanne and D. Bradley Gascoigne George Gauthier Corrine Farris George ’53

Angret M. Georgi Richard and Barbara Gercken Holly K. Gigante S. Bradley Gillaugh Maureen and Alan Gillmore III Andrew Glasier Varnell D. Goffney Sarajane and Gerald Goldstein Priscilla Gompers Eileen Gordon ’49 Scott C. Goss ’06 Rebecca L. and Louis P. Grasso Marge Grevatt Judy Griffin Albert J. Grossman Mel Grunau Margaret Ann Gudbranson Alex Gurary Fred Gutzeit ’62 James L. Hackstedde ’68 Mrs. John A. Hadden Ann Marie Halal Mary Ann and Thomas Halfhill Mr. and Mrs. Howard B. Hall and Zachary T. Hall John Edmond Hallsted ’92 Lauren Harriman Julie Havighurst, D.D.S. ’77 Michael Hearn ’85 and Jeanne Shuttleworth Carolyn and James Herman Patti Hester Mr. and Mrs. R. Robertson Hilton Tom Hinson and Diana Tittle Jeanetta Ho ’96 Annie Holden Tamara Host Marc Hull Nancy Hunt Tom Hunter ’53

Vincent Ianni David Ignizio and Juniper Sage Sarah Jane Overholt Ingraham ’59 Sabrina A. Inkley Cheryl Jackson Alice Jeresko Carol Johnson Gay Johnson ’91 Steve Johnson William R. Johnson J. Stephen and Kathy Jones Kenneth G. Jordan Benoy and Sue Joseph James Kacala Bob and Pat Kahn Jon Kapper Katheryn Karipides Linda M. Katz Patrick Kavanagh Mary Ann Kehr Doreen Kelleher Tom Kelly Anne Kerby ’78 Maryann Kershey David King Raymond Kirschensteiner ’66 Susan Klarreich Anne Klein Carl Kleinholz Candace Knapp ’71 Thalia Kommel ’53 Catherine Komocki ’61 Helen and John Kopp Clayton Koppes Roberta and James Kordish Ursula Korneitchouk Allan ’52* and Carole Kornmiller Sallie Kraber Emily Krebbs and Mark Bardwell Keith J. Kresge ’69 James Krukones Marjorie Shaw Kubach ’45 17

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Bill and Mary Kubat Georgia and Theodore Kurz Lorenzo Lalli Nana Landgraf Patricia Leebove Arlene Lehtinen Dr. and Mrs. L. D. Lenkoski Peter Leon ’09 Dr. Carolee Kuhns Lesyk Janet Levatin Sheldon Lewin Joanne Lewis Helen Libens ’93 Martha Redinger Liebert ’54 Marjorie Lind Dianne Butts Lindow ’63 Professor Ralph Lockwood Janice Lombardo Love I.N.C. of Cuyahoga County Hans and Ingrid Luders Mr. Robert P. Madison James A. Mafko Alan T. Marshall ’61 Scott Martin Tom Martin Brad Masi Charlotte Masterson Lyliane D. Mathieu-Kerns Linda Maxwell Tamara Mayskaja Michael McClendon Bridget K. McGinty Mike McGraw Donald and Sandra McPherson James G. Meeks ’83 Barbara C. Megery Irene and Anthony Mehle Geri M. Meldon ’68 Don and Sally Messinger Steven Mezzacappa ’00 Larry Middleton Lois Ober Miller ’38 Roberta Miller Susan V. Miner ’78 Paul Missal ’65 Bea Mitchell ’80 Masood Moinuddin

CIA President Grafton Nunes, left, was part of the Arts & Culture Action Committee, which promoted renewal of a Cuyahoga County cigarette tax that supports arts and cultural programming. 18

Louise C. Monson Carol Montlack Daniel and Kathleen Moreland Jewel Moulthrop Pat Murray and Susan Greene Richard Myers Amir Nadav Virginia and Joseph Nagel Debra Nagy Joan T. Neubecker ’85 Jeffrey Neumann ’78 Edward Nolan Marshall I. Nurenberg and Joanne Klein Shizuka Ochiai ’97 Rob Ondo ’84 Bert Oppenheim ’84 Bill and Patty Osher Sheila Ostrow Diane G. Papay ’71 Linda Park Pamela L. Pastoric ’77 McGregor Peck Jim and Kate Petras Peter Petto Shirley and Frank Piku William Plesec and Susan Stechschulte Peter Pogacar Mrs. Elinor Polster Paule Prebus Sylvia Profenna Denise Przybyla ’78 Thomas Raber Patricia Prusak Ramsey ’80 Brian and Tawny Ratner Shannon M. Ready Joseph P. Reardon Babs Reingold ’78 Athanasios Repidonis ’77 Nancy Reynolds Tryphena Reynolds Frank Rivera ’61 Cynthia Studnicki Roach ’82 Phil and Becky Roberts Susan Robfodel George Roby ’63 Rose Simon Rodis ’55 Gloria Mattlin Rogen ’48 Raymond ’62 and Helen Rognstad Jo Ellen and Michael Rogoff Eleanor Rose Carole Roske Judith W. Ross Sandra Russell Tom Sabella Marjorie Bell Sachs The Salembier Group LLC Michael J. Salkind Dr. James and Betsy Sampliner Michael Sands ’70 Connie and George* Sapin Fran Pepper Sass ’77 Dee Scalabrino Jean Schils Richard and Judith Schmidt

Glenn and JoAnn Schoenbeck Lois A. Schroeder-Girbino ’86 Edwin J. Meyer Jerome Schuerger ’55 William Schumann Gregory and Mary Ann Schwartz Lee Scullin Sura Sevastopoulos ’71 Judith and Leonard Shaw Terry and Barbara Shockey Elizabeth Shriver Norma Maxwell Shulins ’53 Walter ’70 and Luba Siergiejewicz Gregory Simonson Jeff Sindelar and Paula Fishman Jamie Singer Paul Skala Philip and Amy Skerry Janus Small ’79 and Allen Scott Mary Smetana ’77 Anna Smith Charles Smith Ian Smith ’70 Neil F. Smith ’51 Jeanne Blonder Snitz Katherine Solender Sylvia Soss Gary Spinosa ’72 Mary Louise Babjak Spisak ’53 Julie D. Stanger Eva Stern Mickey Stern Gloria Still Dianne Stiver ’86 Albert Stratton Amy Strumbly Marsha Sweet ’81 Jeanette Swisher Mandy Szostek Rick and Susan Taft Keven Tag Bill Taggart Diana and Harris Taylor Janet Roush Taylor ’63 Mel Tearle ’66 Christine and Jesse Theis Theodore Theofrastous Weezie Thomey Margaret Thoren Julie Tibbits Carol and Terry Tomasko Thomas Topor ’79 Charlotte Roberts Towle ’62 Ruth Tracy Alix Hallman Travis Mary Turzillo Fusun Tuzcu Andrea Vaiksnoras Uravitch ’72 Dolores and Bud Urdang Patricia Vannorsdall ’47 Jane Vasu Joseph Vignos Kenneth Vinciquerra William F.B. Vodrey

Marlene Wagner ’61 and Kenneth Wagner ’59 Ron Walsh ’53 Dr. Kathleen Ward Mark Weigand Meg and Sam Weingart Miriam Weisberg Kathleen Weiss Jean Wells ’90 Mike Wendt James Williams, Jr. Nancy L. Wolpe Nora Rosegger Workman ’82 Steven and Sara Wotman Christopher Wozniak Kathleen Eberhard Yates ’74 Virginia Yazbeck ’72 Jia You John M. Zajc, Jr. and Catherine Smythe Zajc Linda Zeravica

n Gifts In Kind nn

n Entities Through Which Donor Advised Gifts Were Made (number of gifts shown parenthetically) The Cleveland Foundation (7) Fidelity Investments (7) Glenmede Trust Company (1) Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth (1) Jewish Federation of Cleveland (12) Network for Good (2) The Pittsburgh Foundation (1) PNC Wealth Management (1) Schwab Charitable Fund (4) Vanguard (3)

n Organizational Matching Gifts (number of gifts shown parenthetically) Coca-Cola Company (1) Eaton (3) Ernst & Young LLP (1) Glenmede Trust Company (1) Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (1) Illinois Tool Works Foundation (1) KeyBank Foundation (2) Nordson Corporation (2) Parker Hannifin Corporation (1) Penguin Group (USA) Inc. (1) Preformed Line Products (1) Progressive Corporation (1) Frederick S. Upton Foundation (1)


Donations of Art Books and Publications Anthony Addison Sherri Appleton Mark Bassett cFile Dan Cuffaro ’91 Willie Currie Elly Dallas Pat Fay Henri Calderon Galdamez Susan Hensel Lawrence Hohman Mitchell Kahan Mona Kolesar Ann Olszewski Rick Parker Sandra Pirouz Gloria Pridemore Steven Rosen William and Liz Scheele The Schreckengost Family Beth Spyke Lizzie Stark Lois N. Sussen ’92 Farley Tobin Mary Jo Toles Miranda Van Atta

Donations to Various Departments within the College Mary Cahen Susan and Charles Caito Marcia Clark Corey Thrush ’99 and Daniel Cuffaro ’91 Dr. and Mrs. Michael Dreyfuss Henri Galdamez Kevin J. Geiger ’89 Great Lakes Theater Bill Jean Jennie S. Jones Lorna Mierke Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream David Nowacek Doug Nowacek Grafton J. Nunes Caroline G. Oberndorf David L. Porter Cynthia Prior Gascoigne and James Gascoigne Prizm, The Artist’s Supply Store Tom Roese ’71 William and Liz Scheele Freeland S. Southard Barbara Stanczak ’90 and Julian Stanczak ’54 Lizzie Stark Betsy and Fred Stueber Joy Praznik Sweeney ’58 and John Sweeney Farley Tobin

n In Honor Of Virginia Beach ’27 George K. and Barbara K. Beach Fran Belkin Cathy Pollard and Alan Markowitz William Brouillard John M. Zajc, Jr. and Catherine Smythe Zajc Ann and David Deming ’67 A milestone anniversary Shirley and Frank Piku Richard Fiorelli ’74 Jeff Nasca ’88 Jonathan Frost’s birthday John and Jennifer Davis Jennie S. Jones Roger and Jennifer Langston Jack and Mary Ann Katzenmeyer Marian and Boake Sells Kelly Knyszek Kathleen Eddy Elsie Kres ’29 George K. and Barbara K. Beach Benjamin Rose Honors Grafton J. Nunes Toby Devan Lewis Joseph B. O’Sickey ’40* Joseph P. and Nancy F. Keithley Foundation Kim and Paul Pesses Mary Ann and Gary Shamis Barbara Richter, Ph.D. Aileen Godsick Dr. Michael Schwartz In honor of service as board chair Christopher Creed

n In Memory Of Lauren K. Antonuccio Sandra Russell Henry Turner Bailey Nina T. (Bailey) Williams Charles L. Bergengren Karen Sandstrom ’12 John I. Biskind, M.D. Cheryl and Blake Murray Dr. and Mrs. Edwin H. Eigner Robert Jensen Dolores and Bud Urdang June Biskind Lois Butler Robert Jensen Tim and Robin Kaehr Tracy Pritulsky Judith and Leonard Shaw Jeanne Blonder Snitz Carol and Terry Tomasko 19

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Richard A. Ewan Richard ’89 and Wendy Ewan

Donna J. Vessa Sura Sevastopoulos ’71

Albert Fishman Jennifer and Troy Cox Bob and Pat Kahn Roberta and James Kordish

Samuel G. Weiner Sarah Weiner

Marjorie F. Henning Louise C. Monson David M. Hess Anna M. Cottos Melvin M. Rose Elaine and Joseph Kisvardai George Sapin Renee Berry Stephen Bowen Laurie and William Buss Nancy Hunt Patrick Kavanagh Susan Klarreich Claudia Metz Roberta Miller Burton Milter Jewel Moulthrop McGregor Peck Susan Robfodel Roger and Betty Salomon Lew and Diane Schwartz Mickey Stern Steven and Sara Wotman Sylvia C. Saul Norman Wain Craig M. Saunders Nottingham Spirk Partners Ltd. Sandra Saunders Viktor Schreckengost Elaine and Joseph Kisvardai Sam Scragg Jody Doyle Cynthia (Lange Rindfleisch) Vasu ’77 Jennifer Baldwin Lisa Cox Priscilla Gompers Mary Ann and Thomas Halfhill Mr. and Mrs. Howard B. Hall and Zachary T. Hall Lauren Harriman Bob Jones Emily Krebbs and Mark Bardwell Anita and Jeffrey Lange Marjorie Lind Love I.N.C. of Cuyahoga County Melissa Monson Amir Nadav Overlook House Nancy and Bruce Pasfield Lyndia Plemons Margaret Thoren Julie Tibbits Jane Vasu


Erica Eunhi Weiss Achievement Centers for Children colleagues Barbara Adelman and Richard Nemeth Thomas and Joann Adler Alcott & Associates, Inc. Ken Antell and family Leslye Discont Arian ’76 Robert Balkin Tammy Battler Richard and Nancy Bennett Claire and Mort Biel Matthew Bliwise Michelle and Michael Boal Marcia Bodzin Dan Branigan Joyce Braverman Amanda Bricker Elaine Bruestle and Bob Chapman Haley Buchan Evan Buller Laura Bunjevac Joe Chura Marco Ciccarelli Eric Cotton Michael and Susan Cristal Jim and Cindy Crosby Katherine Emerson and Keith McCrae Sally and Bill Davros DDR Corp. DDR Corp., Legal Dept. Deanna DiPetta Lauren Fine Debbie and Eric Friedman Jerry Grisko Esther Groves Mary Gruly Nora Harris Peter Igel Julia Rossman Joan Johnston Jones Day Susan Kelley Amy Kellogg Michele Innenberg Klein Nora and James Kovach Janine Kozlowski Juliette Lelchuk Andrea and David Maher Eric, Kristina, Mia, and Tristan Manfredi Phyllis and Paul Maron Rick Maron and Judith Eigenfeld Jani and Douglas McWilliams Jennifer Mearns Sharon and Neal Meropol Don and Sally Messinger Dana Mikstay Jeffrey Milbourn Jean Miller Ellen and Jeffrey Moreau Amy and Marc Morgenstern

Marissa Murph O’Brien Construction, Inc. Carol Paull Luke Petherbridge Judith Pitlick The Plautz Family Joanne Prosser Jane Reynolds RMS Investment Group, Inc. Joseph Romano Barbara and Alan Rosskamm Kathy Ruekberg Susan Saltzman Babette Schubert Jill Schumacher and Gordon Friedman Shaker Heights High School Raiderettes Squad Sally and Craig Shore Ken Silliman Tracy and Scott Smalley Sharon Sobol Jordon Sonkin & Koberna, LLC Karen Stanaro-Sugerman Gina Suozzi Bridget and Joseph Tichar Anthony Ting Tucker Ellis LLP—Denver Evan Vlaeminck Vorys, Sater, Seymore and Pease LLP Walter & Haverfield LLP Susan Weir Beverly and Jerald Weiss Jeremy Weiss Renee Weiss and John Potts Stephen, Iris and Daniel Weiss Deborah and James Wooley Cathy Yandle

n New Planned Gift Commitments Fran and Jules Belkin Tom Roese ’71


Anonymous (16) Carol Adams ’70 Richard M. and Dene Miller Alden ’67 Jean E. Appleby and David Edelstein Fran and Jules Belkin Jack J. Benvenuto ’66 Donald P. Bins ’66 Ruth Gedeon Boza ’44 Peter Paedra Bramhall ’70 Gary Bukovnik ’71 Bonnie and Michael Cole Caroline “Drew” Davenport ’89

George* and Becky Dunn Merle Edelman ’52 Elaine Harris Green James P. Grigg Margaret Ann Gudbranson Susan Hanna and Marvin Feldstein William Harper ’67 Patricia Heinke ’55 Jeanetta Ho ’96 Robert J. Jergens ’60 Etole ’56 and Julian Kahan Gloria and David Kahan Ray Kowalski ’57 Carolyn Lampl Jeffrey Longhofer and Jerry E. Floersch Joan Cornett McConnell ’52 Caroline G. Oberndorf Laura Ospanik ’80 and Stephen Robbins Rich Petruska Steven Albert Ramsey ’83 Tom Roese ’71 Kim Sherwin Joy Elaine Sweeney ’58 Charles S. Tramontana ’64 Jennifer L. Tucker ’88 Clare R. Walker Sue Wall Georgianne Grande Wanous ’66 Cydney Weingart ’73 Marilyn J. White ’79 Trudy and Steven R. Wiesenberger Pauline E. Woodin ’52 Anna and Emma ’48 Yarlekovich Steven A. Zilber Peter A. Zorn, Jr. ’65

n Heritage Circle Memorial Roll Anonymous (4) Judith A. Abrams Jane H. Alexander ’48 Elaine E. and Robert M. Anderson ’48 Paul K. Apkarian Ernest W. Bako ’48 Charles Lang Bergengren Clara Rust Bringham Helen E. Brown Barbara K. Buddenhagen Rudolph E. Bundas ’33 Barbara Smith Carlson ’51 Elizabeth N. Chamberlain Mary M. Chatman Helen C. Cole Jean Combes Hines ’46 John W. Cox Trust Ruth M. Danis ’35 Trust Barry Lewis Duncan ’45 Ruth Richards Dunn ’34 Edris Eckhardt ’31 Elizabeth Whitney Evans Jane Iglauer Fallon ’36 Helen Louise Fitz-Gerald ’70

Phoebe Flory Maxeen ’76 and John A. Flower Ted Frost ’88 Brenda K. Fuchs ’62 Ellen Garms Marjorie Godin Sybil J. Gould ’31 Dorothy Turobinski Grauer Gertrude Hornung Michael S. Horvath and Martha A. Horvath ’54 Laura A. Hugus Clark Hungerford Jane E. Hunter Frank H. Hurley Elizabeth Clisby Jones ’31 Dr. Louis D. Kacalieff Florence K. Kelley E. Jane Kime ’31 Irene Kissel ’27 Ruth G. Klein ’34 Fredrick S. Lamb Frances Wise Lang Muriel H. Lehr ’29 Norma M. Levy ’35 Theresa Smotzer Lind ’35 Norman H. Lonz ’47 Dolores L. Luckay ’36 Zella Eckels Marggraf ’44 Trust Malcolm McBride William M. McVey ’28 Francis J. Meyers ’51 Mary Moon Dr. and Mrs. Rocco L. Motto J. Otto Nausbaum Trust Florine E. Nicodemus ’25 Dorothe L. Niebes ’37 Joseph Oros, Jr. ’39 Joseph B. O’Sickey ’40 Algesa O’Sickey Silvia Balslew Page Trust Irma A. Pauli the Pearce Project Miriam Peck ’33 Helen Greene Perry Caroline S. Potter Louise B. Price ’40 Nancy R. Ranney Matilda H. Rovtar Trust Arthur H. Sahagian ’47 Charles L. Sallee, Jr. ’38 Stuart B. Schaffner IMO Dorothy K. Schaffner Hazel Haynes Schmitkons ’61 Viktor Schreckengost ’29 Laura V. Shapero Glenn M. and Elsa V. Shaw 1913 Edith Smith Marion H. Spiller IMO William R. Spiller Herbert H. Starkey ’48 Rolf and Maria Stoll Frank E. Taplin, Jr. Lockwood Thompson Carol H. Tildes ’29 Frances R. Trawick ’33 Mary Louise Vail

Mary L. Ward ’31 William E. Ward ’47 Annette R. Watson ’29 Helen P. White Herbert A. White Jack White ’66 Margaret Fox White ’28 Odette and Paul Wurzburger Emily M. Yeandle ’30 Frederick H. Yehl ’47 Michael Clay Zahratka ’64



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n Cinematheque nn

Members $1,500-$2,999 Mirsat Nikovic Kim Sherwin Andy and Jennifer Shrock


Friends $500-$1,499 Anonymous Mike Blasco Thomas Brezovec Meloney and Craig Herrick John Kaminski Carlos Rodriguez Susan Wolpert Steven A. Zilber


Sustaining $100– $499 Anonymous Scollard Reinhardt Nozar and Kathleen Alaolmolki Amie Albert ‘69 Michael Armin Patricia Ashton Denice R. Baldanza Renee Berry Roger Blatnick Henry Boom Lou and Jane Brodnik David Burke Mike Caldwell ’91 Patricia and George Chan Kim Christopher Bonnie and Michael Cole Mark Cole Betty Schaal and Rusty Culp William W. Currie Barbara Davis Bryan and Maryellen Davis Alan Deckelman Dan and Laura Dempsey Fred Dillon

James A. Dingus, Jr. Pete and Margaret Dobbins Harry Edwards Morris Everett, Jr. Richard Fiorelli ’74 Steven Fitch Ron and Eileen Gold Frank and Maureen Greicius Jonathan L. Goldman Amy Gregord Tom and Jacky Harsch Gordon Hay Curt and Karen Henkle Arthur Heuer and Joan Hulburt William Hines Ronald Horvat Pierre Jambon John and Jeanne Jenks Diane Karpinski Jim Kelley Renu Khosla David LaSalvia Paul Lasky Janet Loehr Karen Lee Marano and Dr. Francesco Melfi Paul Mason Frederick McGuire Diana and Dan Medalie Claudia Metz Jan Milic Claudio Milstein Burton Milter Marie T. Morelli Larry Muha Debi Nemec Kim Neuendorf Costa Petridis Sandra and Pirouz Pirouz Mary and Doug Powell Warren and Debra Rosman John Rowland Roger and Betty Salomon Joseph Sarasa Lew and Diane Schwartz Martha Scott

Eric and Jane Shapiro Marjorie Simon Susan Spector Lanie Strassburger Jeanne Marie Stumpf-Carome Janet and John Telaroli Louis Wagner Carole Walters David W. Wittkowsky and James S. Anderson nn

$99 and under Jane Abbott Stacy Allen Charles Andrews and Phyllis Asnien Michael Baskin Fran and Jules Belkin Suzanne Bellini Reggi Bennetts Matt Berg Bernadette Beroud Roger Bliss Catherine Borchert Stephen Bowen Barbara W. Brennan Gary Brierley Phyllis Brody Jim Brown and Jean Stevenson Jan Brustman and Ric Schwabe Laurie and William Buss Catherine Butler ‘81 Reverend James L. Caddy Steve and Elizabeth Cagan Jean Kubota Cassill Lucy Chamberlain Lisa Cheng Vitelia Cisneros Thomas Coffey Mary Ann Conn-Brody Craig Corrigan Shirlie Cox Phillip Dank Maryann De Julio Yuri and Renata Deglin Dave Desimone Christopher Diehl Left: Mark Reigelman ’06 oversaw installation of his “Rock Box” sculptures in downtown Cleveland during the summer of 2016.


Don DiFrancesco Robert Dudash David and Penni Ewing Keith W. Filip Nancy Fleming Jonathan Forman Barbara French Howard Friedberg Peter Garlock George Gauthier Richard and Barbara Gercken S. Bradley Gillaugh Andrew Glasier Varnell D. Goffney Elaine Harris Green Marge Grevatt Judy Griffin Margaret Ann Gudbranson Alex Gurary Ann Marie Halal Patti Hester Mr. and Mrs. R. Robertson Hilton Annie Holden Tamara Host Marc Hull Nancy Hunt Vincent Ianni David Ignizio and Juniper Sage Cheryl Jackson Alice Jeresko Carol Johnson Steve Johnson Benoy and Sue Joseph James Kacala Jon Kapper Katheryn Karipides Patrick Kavanagh Mary Ann Kehr Doreen Kelleher Tom Kelly Maryann Kershey Susan Klarreich Carl Kleinholz Helen and John Kopp Clayton Koppes Ursula Korneitchouk Allan ‘52 and Carole Kornmiller James Krukones Lorenzo Lalli Nana Landgraf Patricia Leebove Janet Levatin Sheldon Lewin Joanne Lewis Professor Ralph Lockwood Scott Martin Brad Masi Charlotte Masterson Lyliane D. Mathieu-Kerns Tamara Mayskaja Michael McClendon Bridget K. McGinty

Mike McGraw Donald and Sandra McPherson Barbara C. Megery Larry Middleton Roberta Miller Masood Moinuddin Daniel and Kathleen Moreland Jewel Moulthrop Pat Murray and Susan Greene Richard Myers Edward Nolan Bill and Patty Osher Sheila Ostrow Linda Park McGregor Peck Peter Petto Peter Pogacar Paule Prebus Cynthia Prior Gascoigne and James Gascoigne Sylvia Profenna Thomas Raber Brian and Tawny Ratner Shannon M. Ready Joseph P. Reardon Nancy Reynolds Tryphena Reynolds Phil and Becky Roberts Susan Robfodel Jo Ellen and Michael Rogoff Carole Roske Judith W. Ross Tom Sabella The Salembier Group LLC Connie and George* Sapin Jean Schils Gregory and Mary Ann Schwartz Lee Scullin Gregory Simonson Jamie Singer Paul Skala Philip and Amy Skerry Anna Smith Charles Smith Julie D. Stanger Eva Stern Mickey Stern Gloria Still Albert Stratton Amy Strumbly Mandy Szostek Keven Tag Christine and Jesse Theis Theodore Theofrastous Weezie Thomey Ruth Tracy Mary Turzillo Fusun Tuzcu Kenneth Vinciquerra William F.B. Vodrey Dr. Kathleen Ward Miriam Weisberg Kathleen Weiss

Mike Wendt James Williams, Jr. Steven and Sara Wotman Christopher Wozniak Jia You Linda Zeravica

On August 1, the Cinematheque began its 30th year with Lumiere, a special event to celebrate its new home: The Peter B. Lewis Theater. Guests got a first look at the state-of-the-art facility and enjoyed the Midwest premiere of the documentary Listen to Me, Marlon.


Community Partners Platinum



$5,000 – $19,999

Antheia Fund of the Sears-Swetland Family Foundation

John Huntington Fund for Education

Jochum-Moll Foundation

American Greetings BakerHostetler The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation Fenn Educational Fund of the Cleveland Foundation Glenmede Trust Company Graffiti HeArt Helen Wade Greene Charitable Trust Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. Key Private Bank Liberty Bank N.A. Lincoln Electric Inc. Meisel Family Foundation The Murch Foundation The Murphy Family Foundation Nordson Corporation Sears-Sweatland Family Foundation Nottingham Spirk Partners Ltd. The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation The Swagelok Company University Hospitals of Cleveland


State of Ohio George Garretson Wade Charitable Trust #2


$1,000 – $4,999 The Brentlinger Foundation Cowan Pottery Museum Associates Eaton The Harry K. Fox and Emma R. Fox Charitable Foundation William O. and Gertrude Lewis Frohring Foundation The Giant Eagle Foundation Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association The Hankins Foundation Kulas Foundation The Laub Foundation Victor C. Laughlin, M.D., Memorial Trust The Lubrizol Foundation The MetroHealth Foundation Miceli’s Dairy Products Mortar Net USA, Ltd. David and Inez Myers Foundation Nesnadny + Schwartz Nestlé Prepared Foods Division Panzica Construction Company Prizm, The Artist’s Supply Store Reliance Mechanical LLC Third Federal Foundation M.H. Venture Ltd. The S.K. Wellman Foundation Wolfs Art Dealers & Appraisers


2015 – 2016 Board of Directors Officers Michael Schwartz, Ph.D. Board Chair (through October 6, 2015) William A. Valerian Board Chair (October 6, 2015 –  June 30, 2016) Ruth Swetland Eppig Vice Chair Donald Insul Vice Chair Cynthia Prior Gascoigne Secretary Almut Zvosec Treasurer and Assistant Secretary Grafton J. Nunes President and CEO Board Members Fran Belkin Marianne Bernadotte William Busta Steven M. Cencula ’91 Robin J. Davenport Joseph S. Dehner ’88 Ruth Swetland Eppig Marsha B. Everett ’81 Chann Fowler-Spellman Meg Fulton-Mueller Hugh J. Garvey III Cynthia Prior Gascoigne Robert A. Glick Deba Jean Gray Matthew L. Greene Joseph Hahn, M.D. Barbara Hawley Donald Insul Jennifer Langer Toby Devan Lewis Yan Maschke Warren L. Morris John W. Nottingham ’01 Laura Ospanik ’80 René Polin ’94 Barbara D. Richter, Ph.D. Michael Schwartz, Ph.D. Phyllis Seltzer Robert M. Siewert Daniel Simon, M.D. Karen Skunta ’74 Carey L. Spencer Janet Spreen Cathy Stamler Elizabeth F. Stueber Joy Praznik Sweeney ’58 Russell Trusso William A. Valerian Peter van Dijk Jeffrey M. Weiss


Advisory Board Members Richard Bowen Frederick W. Clarke Ron Copfer David Dickenson Tom Fan Mary Lou Ferbert ’68 Chris Gilbert Sally Gries Elizabeth Halasz ’89 Michelle Harris, Ph.D. Erica Hartman-Horvitz William Hilyard Joan Yellen Horvitz Bryan Klinger ’93 Patricia Saiger Limbacher William Masters Heather Moore ’93 Madeleine Parker Taryn Ponsky Maria J. Pujana, M.D. Eileen Roth John Schulze Dean Skinner Meg Stanton Lois Sussen ’92 Mable “Skip” Watts* Cutis Weems William Winans ’86 Anthony Yen

Directors Emeriti Mary M. Gardner Sally Stetcher Hollington Gary R. Johnson Jennie Jones John E. Katzenmeyer Clay M. Mock Creighton B. Murch John R. Nottingham ’72 Caroline G. Oberndorf Harvey G. Oppmann* John W. Spirk ’72 Cara Stirn Mrs. Richard Barclay Tullis* Rollin H. White III

Directors of Public Programming John Ewing Cinematheque Tom Berger Continuing Education + Community Outreach Bruce Checefsky Galleries and Exhibitions

Cabinet Members Grafton J. Nunes President and CEO Robert Borden Vice President of Enrollment and Financial Aid (through September 24, 2015) Mat Felthousen Vice President, Office of Support Services and CIO Mark Inglis Vice President of Marketing and Communications Malou Monago Vice President, Institutional Advancement (from March 23, 2016) Nancy Neville Dean of Student Affairs Amy Raufman Vice President, Institutional Advancement (through February 1, 2016) Ray Scragg Vice President of Human Resources and Inclusion Jonathan Wehner Vice President for Enrollment Management & Dean of Admissions/Financial Aid (from June 1, 2016) Christopher Whittey Senior Vice President of Faculty Affairs and Chief Academic Officer Almut Zvosec Senior Vice President of Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer

Thank You and Welcome During the 2015 –16 fiscal year, the Cleveland Institute of Art welcomed Hugh Garvey III as a new member of the Board of Directors. William Busta and John W. (Bill) Nottingham ’01 joined the Board of Directors after involvement on the Advisory Board. Steven Cencula was elected to a new three-year term on the Board of Directors, following a one-year interval due to term limits. Phyllis Seltzer completed her third three-year term on the Board of Directors, and we thank her for service. CIA welcomed Christopher Gilbert, Patricia Saiger Limbacher and Taryn Ponsky to the Advisory Board. We look forward to their insight and active interest in the college. Sadly, Director Emerita Chaille Tullis, Director Emeritus Harvey G. Oppmann and Advisory Board member Mable “Skip” Watts passed away this year. Mrs. Tullis was involved in volunteer leadership at CIA for 40 years, having served on the Advisory Board (1971 –1983), Board of Directors (1983 –1994) and Honorary Board (1994 – 2015). Mr. Oppman was also profoundly involved at CIA, having served as Chairman of the Board from 1983-1992. He also served on the Advisory Board (1978 –1980), Board of Directors (1980 – 2009) and on CIA’s Honorary Board (2009 – 2016). Mrs. Watts served on the Advisory Board from 1982 – 88 and from 1994 – 2016. Each of these volunteer leaders will be remembered for their devotion to CIA and the Cleveland arts community.

It is the policy of CIA to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, candidates, employees, and faculty. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, age, mental or physical disability if basic job qualifications are met, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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

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Cleveland Institute of Art 11610 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44106 216.421.7410 cia.edu

One of the nation’s premier colleges of art and design, Cleveland Institute of Art combines a strong foundation in visual art theory with solid instruction in the liberal arts, unmatched studio experience, and opportunities for practical application of skills and knowledge through sponsored projects and internships. Our curriculum fosters critical thinking, problem solving, and risk taking and prepares the next generation of artists and designers to improve our society and enrich our culture. Founded in 1882, CIA is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design. We extend our programs to the public through gallery exhibitions, lectures, a continuing education program for adults and children, and the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, an art and independent film program.

Cleveland Institute of Art is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

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Cia Annual Report 2015-2016  

Cia Annual Report 2015-2016