Big in Australia

September 12, 2011

Recent MFA grads Jason Robinson and Nathan Halverson’s “Summertime Flies” won the Screengrab New Media Arts Prize at James Cook University’s eMerge Media Space (Australia). The $2000 prize is sponsored by the School of Creative Arts and represents the Media Space’s premier exhibition for the calendar year and attracts a global roster of artists working within the fields of screen based media and electronic arts.

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Nominated for Emmy

September 3, 2011

It took an Emmy nomination and a trip to Hollywood, but KI adjunct professor Joe Ryan finally realized his lifelong dream — he met his hero Oscar the Grouch. (That’s Joe on the left, wearing perhaps the first tie he’s ever put around his neck)
The Grouch reportedly had some issues with Joe’s character design. A fistfight broke out. All was quickly forgiven but Joe still walks with a noticeable limp.

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KI Prof Gets Guggenheim

Kinetic Imaging Associate Professor Stephen Vitiello is now a Guggenheim fellow.

One of the highest honors available for American artists, the Guggenheim fellowship was awarded this year to 180 scholars, artists and scientists around the United States.

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