honors & certifications

  • 2013 WOMEN'S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE CERTIFICATION

  • 2006 BEST LANDSCAPESeattle Street of Dreams

  • 2006 TOP 10 FINALIST International Greenstop Sustainable Design Competition

  • 2006 GOLD MEDAL & ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD NW Flower & Garden Show

  • 2002 STUDENT DESIGN HONOR AWARD  American Society of Landscape Architects

  • 2001 STUDENT DESIGN MERIT AWARD   American Society of Landscape Architects

  • 2001 NATIONAL STUDENT DESIGN AWARD   Ground Zero Memorial Design Competition 

  • 2001 NATIONAL GARDEN CLUB SCHOLAR 

 

publications & presentations

  • 2015 U.W. DEPT. OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE Guest Lecturer

  • 2015 'CORRALLING THE RAIN--GARDENS FOR WILDLIFE.' National Wildlife Federation World Edition Publication, August/September 2015

  • 2014 'GARDEN ALCHEMY FOR GENERATIONS' Master Gardener Advanced Education Conference Presenter

  • 2014 'MAKING RAIN GARDENS WORK - MEASURING THE SUCCESS OF GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.' Stormwater the Journal for Surface Water Quality Professionals.

  • 2012 'CONNECTING COMMUNITIES WITH THEIR PAST INTO THE FUTURE:  THE ROSLYN URBAN FOREST AS A CASE STUDY.' WASLA Conference Presenter

  • 2011 'THERAPEUTIC GARDENS AND EVIDENCE BASED DESIGN.'  Landscape Care Magazine

  • 2010 'GOLDEN THREADS WEAVE A SACRED SPACE AT V.A. PUGET SOUND FISHER HOUSE'  WASLA Publication

  • 2007 'CITY OF SEATTLE GREEN FACTOR:  HOW LANDSCAPE IS GREENING UP SEATTLE.'  Puget Sound Daily Journal of Commerce

  • 2005  'TACOMA POLICE SUBSTATION RESOURCE EFFICIENT GARDENS: BALANCING CIVIC FREEDOM, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND HOMELAND SECURITY.'  Design for Diversity Conference, Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)

  • 2006 'NEARBY NATURE AND LONG TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS:  BENEFITS AND DESIGN RECOMMENDATIONS' Research Assistant

  • 2002 'INVITING HUMOR INTO THE THERAPEUTIC LANDSCAPE:  SITE DESIGN, PRINCIPLES AND PROCESS FOR GILDA'S CLUB.'  University of Washington Master's Thesis 

exhibitions

  • 2017 'WILD BY DESIGN:  SETTING THE TABLE FOR HABITAT'  NW Flower & Garden Show City Living Display Garden

  • BENCHES AT BUMBERSHOOT,
    2006 Starbucks Loves Park Bench Competition.

  • VISIONS 2000,  Washington State Convention Center.

  • SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION   100th Anniversary Exhibition.

  • KEVIN NICOLAY BOTANICAL EXHIBITION   Washington State Convention Center.

  • NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION GALLERY
    Vienna, VA.

  • GNSI NATIONAL EXHIBITIONSU.C. Santa Cruz, N. Arizona University, Western Washington University.  

  • ABACUS GALLERY, Seattle

  • ART FX GALLERY, Seattle