honors & certifications

  • 2018 CERTIFIED SMALL CONTRACTOR & SUPPLIER
    King County, WA

  • 2013 WOMEN'S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE CERTIFICATION

  • 2006 BEST LANDSCAPE
    Seattle 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 

 

presentations

  • 2017 NPS/WASLA WATER TRAIL CHARETTE, Sultan/Monroe Community Design, Charette Leader

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

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

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

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

publications

  • 2017 'SHARED OUTDOOR SPACES' Seattle Magazine, August 2017 Issue [1715 Apartments Project]
     
  • 2017 'WILD BY DESIGN, THERAPEUTIC IN NATURE' Westside Seattle
     
  • 2015 'CORRALLING THE RAIN--GARDENS FOR WILDLIFE.' National Wildlife Federation World Edition Publication, August/September 2015
     
  • 2014 'MAKING RAIN GARDENS WORK - MEASURING THE SUCCESS OF GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.'
     
  • 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
     
  • 2006 'NEARBY NATURE AND LONG TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS:  BENEFITS AND DESIGN RECOMMENDATIONS'
    U.W. Publication 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

  • 2018 NW Seattle Green Home Tour

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

  • 2006 BENCHES AT BUMBERSHOOT,
    Starbucks Loves Parks 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