Robert Twomey

12 Oct 2020    

Carson Center's Twomey organizes workshop for ISEA 2020

Lincoln, Neb.—Robert Twomey, assistant professor of emerging media arts in the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts, is one of three organizers for a workshop at ISEA 2020, one of the most significant electronics arts conferences in the world.

The 26thInternational Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) will be held virtually Oct. 13-18 with a theme of “Why Sentience.” ISEA is a long-running international non-profit with a yearly conference that includes arts, scientists and technology.

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Applications are now being accepted for the Nebraska Young Artist Awards, which recognizes 11th grade students in Nebraska talented in the arts. The application deadline is Dec. 4.

01 Oct 2020    

Hixson-Lied College seeks apps for Nebraska Young Artist Awards

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 24th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards. 

The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and emerging media arts. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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Ash E. Smith

30 Sep 2020    

Carson Center’s Smith part of Exhibit Columbus Symposium New Middles

Lincoln, Neb.--University of Nebraska–Lincoln Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Arts Ash E. Smith is part of the Exhibit Columbus Symposium New Middles, which kicks off Sept. 15 and runs through Oct. 27. 

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Left to right: Kristian Blackmon, Michael Simanga and Jonathan Smith. Photos courtesy of The Black Rep.

28 Sep 2020    

Nebraska Rep, The Black Rep kick off #realchange collaboration with performance, discussion of 'Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It'

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Repertory Theatre and the St. Louis Black Repertory Company launch their two-year #realchange partnership Friday, Oct. 2 at 6:00 p.m. with a virtual event “The Continuum: Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter.” To reserve a ticket, go to http://nebraskarep.org.

The event will feature a St. Louis Black Rep performance of Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It written by Cheryl L. West and A Conversation with Sonia Sanchez.

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Students are encouraged to register by Sept. 20 for the Fall Three-Week Session. Four courses are available in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

15 Sep 2020    

Register now for the Fall Three-Week Session

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is offering four courses during the Fall Three-Week Session from Nov. 30 to Dec. 18.

Enroll in an online class during the fall Three-Week Session to make progress toward your degree, enhance your professional credentials or tackle a grand challenge.

Register now in MyRed. Availability is limited, so sign up today! Scholarships and financial aid options are available to qualifying students.

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Ron Himes, producing director of the St. Louis Black Repertory Company, directed the play “Dutchman” — featuring Emily Raine Blythe and Eugene H. Russell IV (pictured) — at the Nebraska Repertory Theatre in February 2019. Himes will serve as consultant for the new two-year collaboration between Nebraska Rep and The Black Rep. Photo by Sabrina Sommer.

08 Sep 2020    

Nebraska Rep, Black Rep to collaborate for #RealChange

Lincoln, Nebraska — The Nebraska Repertory Theatre and the St. Louis Black Repertory Company have launched a two-year partnership that aims to bring about positive social change at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and beyond. 

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The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film will light the Temple Building in red on Tuesday, Sept. 1 for #WeMakeEvents #RedAlertRESTART.

31 Aug 2020    

Carson School will light Temple Building in red Sept. 1 for national event

Lincoln, Neb.--On Tuesday Sept. 1, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Student Chapter of USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology) will join with Lincoln’s Lied Center for Performing Arts, Kimball Recital Hall, and other theatres nationwide for #WeMakeEvents #RedAlertRESTART.

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Our new faculty include (clockwise from upper left): Ben Evjen, Michelle Harvey, Anna Henson, Rafael Untalan, Robert Twomey and Jinku Kim.

25 Aug 2020    

College welcomes 6 new faculty

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts welcomes the following new faculty this fall:

• Ben Evjen, Assistant Professor of Practice in Graphic Design
Evjen comes to Nebraska from Utah Valley University, where he was assistant professor and program coordinator in the Art & Design Department. He has also served as an adjunct instructor at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.

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Anna Henson teaches her Principles of Interactivity course Aug. 24 in the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts. Thirty-six students have been selected to join the second Carson Center cohort. Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication.

25 Aug 2020    

36 students selected for new Carson Center cohort

Lincoln, Nebraska—Thirty-six students—26 high school students and 10 transfer students—have been selected to join the latest cohort of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts.

This is the second cohort for the center, which opened last fall.

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Jesse Fleming and Ash Smith have earned seed funding from the Office of Research and Economic Development’s Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Program. Photo by Justin Mohling.

09 Jul 2020    

2 Carson Center faculty receive ORED seed funding

Lincoln, Neb.--Two Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts faculty were among three University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty who have been selected for seed funding from the Office of Research and Economic Development's Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Program.

The goal of the program is to foster excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity in the arts and humanities, and to increase recipients’ competitiveness for external funding or enhance the societal impact of their work.

The receipients are:

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