(b. 1983, Hackensack, NJ, USA)
Lives and works in Philadelphia, PA, USA
Practice + Research + Collaboration at the intersection of Living Systems + Art
2012 Master of Landscape Architecture, NC State University, College of Design, Raleigh, NC
2011 Permaculture Design Certificate, NC State University, College of Agriculture and Life Science, Horticulture Science Department, Raleigh, NC
2006 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting & Drawing, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2015- Research Development + Knowledge Manager, OLIN, Philadelphia, PA
2014- Design Volunteer, Community Design Collaborative, Philadelphia, PA
2011- Freelance Residential Landscape Design
2011-12 Community Planning Research Assistant, Community Design Initiative, Design Research and Extension Office, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
2011-12 Teaching Assistant, First Year Experience Design Studio, Fall 2011 & Spring 2012, College of Design, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
2018 LEVERAGE 2018, Community Design Collaborative, Hamilton Hall, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2018 Learn a River's Name, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia, PA
2017 THINKING_MAKING_DOING, Design Research Symposium, DesignPhilly, OLIN LABS, Drexel University, Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
2017 DATE/UM: Ecological Temporalities of the Lower Schuylkill River, "Trump and Our Water Systems: A StateImpact Discussion" at WHYY, Philadelphia, PA
2017 DATE/UM: Ecological Temporalities of the Lower Schuylkill River, #DataRescue, University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2015 WetLand: Floating on Warmer Waters, Philadelphia, PA
2015 Camden Night Gardens (in partnership with DataGarden), Camden, NJ
2015 Diamond Meadows, Guerilla Outdoor Performance Festival in the Underground Pedestrian Concourse, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Women in Landscape Architecture, The Fishmarket, Raleigh, NC
2007 Dream House, Berks Street Warehouse, Philadelphia, PA
2006 Future Dream, Thesis Exhibition, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Who's Got The Power?, Gallery One, Philadelphia, PA
"NATURAL SELECTIONS: Learning the names, and more, of rivers through art" - Christina Catanese, Montgomery News, January 18, 2018.
“Art and data marry to illuminate stories of life on the Schuylkill River” - Patricia E. Kim, NewsWorks, StateImpact Pennsylvania, March 3, 2017.
"Art installation interprets water pollution with sound" - Susan Phillips on Peak Discharge through NewsWorks Tonight Show, WHYY through StateImpact Pennsylvania, January 16, 2017.
2017 Design Research Symposium, DesignPhilly, OLIN LABS, Drexel University, Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Honors & Awards
2018 Community Design Collaborative: Outstanding Volunteer Team Award (Individuals) for Garden Court: Conceptual Design for Community Open Space Improvements, Philadelphia, PA
2017 Emerging Artist Scholarship, The Hacktory, Philadelphia, PA
2015 Community Design Collaborative: Outstanding Team Award for Tioga United: 17th Street Conceptual Design for Multi Cultural-Multi Use Redevelopment, Philadelphia, PA
2014 NC State Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award, Raleigh, NC
2013 City of Raleigh Environmental Award for Natural Resource Conservation, Raleigh, NC
2012 NC American Society of Landscape Architecture Student Merit Award, Raleigh, NC
2012 Landscape Architecture Service Award, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
2012 NC ASLA 2012 Landscape Architecture Teaching Award, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Abelton, Arduino, Microsoft Office Suite, html and web development.
Construction and Fabrication Skills
Metal fabrication (Welding - Arc, MIG, TIG, plasmacutter, etc.), lasercutters, 3D printing, ceramics - hand-building, throwing, ceramic technology, garment construction, microcontrollers and electronics.