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Dwight Newton

Dwight Newton

Dwight Newton

Lexington, Ky.

Arts and Business Consultant


As a staff administrator, Dwight Newton has created web sites for the University of Kentucky School of Music and UK College of Fine Arts, the Baldwin County (Alabama) Library Cooperative and the Arizona Commission on the Arts. He currently manages websites for the American Musical Instrument Society, Mozart Society of America. Mr. Newton has been deeply involved in agency long-range planning processes and has a special interest in integrating technology planning with an organization's mission. He is also concerned with universal access and ADA issues as they relate to websites. In addition to the cultural organizations mentioned above, Dwight has held positions with The Learning Channel and Centre College. He has done web development work for the Kentucky Historical Society, Arts Kentucky, the Center for Old Music in the New World (board member), Arizona ArtShare, ARTability (Arizona) and a handful of small commercial interests. Mr. Newton is an Honorary Research Fellow with the University of Western Australia (UWA) for whom he manages and curates their online 3D virtual art programs. He received a 2015 Endeavour Executive Fellowship from the Australia Department of Education for a four-month artist residency at UWA in Perth. Mr. Newton is an artist and expert builder in Second Life and OpenSim-based virtual worlds, and has built several of the main facilities on the University of Kentucky and other virtual campuses in Second Life. He has a master’s degree in musicology from the University of Kentucky. He is available to advise on comprehensive technology planning, accessible technologies, and website revisioning for small to mid-size organizations and individual artists.