Symmetry, Inc.  Boulder, CO

2005-Present: Principal
Responsible for all phases of the design process including prospecting, consultation, development and implementation.


Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Lakewood, CO

2006-2008: Adjunct Faculty
Responsible for lecture and studio instruction in topical areas of textiles, history of architecture and furniture, materials, and residential design; course curriculum  development and implementation; CIDA accreditation support; and faculty mentor for extra-curricular projects.


Peak Association of the Arts, Inc.  Boulder, CO

2000-2002: Chair, Board of Directors
Organizational leader and community representative, both for Board and staff in areas of vision, strategic planning, Board recruiting, fundraising, and public relation activities.
1999-2000: Director of Administrative Services
Responsible for design, implementation and maintenance of administrative systems, including accounting, human resources, sales, and development.
1998-1999:  Chair, Budget Committee, Board of Directors
As part of the Finance Committee, responsible for directing staff in preparation and presentation for Board approval of annual budgets and long-term planning.


Boulder Ballet, Boulder, CO

1997-1998: Executive Director
Responsible for all administrative functions, including Board and community liaison, budget preparation, financial reporting, cash management, communications, contracts, facility coordination, inventory control, production support, strategic plan execution focused on building coalitions and strategic alliances within the community.
1996-1999:  Treasurer, Board of Directors
As member of the Executive committee, responsible for design,  implementation, and maintenance of financial reporting and accounting systems; budget compliance and review; financial leadership; fundraising; and Board recruitment.


Friends’ School, Boulder, CO

1995-1998: French Instructor
Designed, implemented and taught an experiential curriculum in French for ages 4-12.
1990-1992:  Chair, Board of Directors
Organizational leader and community representative for a start-up institution, responsible for all activities including staffing, strategic planning, facilities coordination, fundraising, and Board recruitment.


Elfreide’s Fine Fabric and Studio Bernina, Boulder, CO

1993-1994:  Fiber and Needle Arts Studio Instructor
Designed and taught curriculum for adults and children in textiles, quilting, color, couture garment construction, fitting principles and basic needle art techniques.


First Presbyterian Church of Boulder, Boulder, CO

1989-1992: Program Coordinator – 5th and 6th Grade
Responsible for curriculum development and staffing of education programs.


Awards and Honors

Professional/Personal Work

“Raumplan,” Original Artwork
Design Communication Association
Juried Design Communication Exhibition
Ball State University, Fall 2007


Student Work

“A Traditional Space,” Original Design
Anna Alcorn, Student
1st Place Student Residential Category
ASID Colorado 2008
10th Annual Interior Design Awards


“Napoleana,” Original Design
Student Group
2nd Place Student Category
IIDA 2008
4th Annual Pret-a-Porter Fashion Runway Show
“History of Architecture and Furniture,”  Term Project
Kiirsten Brooks, Student
Best of Department
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design 2008
45th Annual Juried Student Exhibition
Juror: Rikke Jorgensen, Styleworks, Inc.


“History of Architecture and Furniture,”  Term Project
Anna Alcorn, Student
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design 2008
45th Annual Juried Student Exhibition
Juror: Rikke Jorgensen, Styleworks, Inc.


“Analytique,” Original Artwork
Lena Wenzel, Student
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design 2008
45th Annual Juried Student Exhibition
Juror: Rikke Jorgensen, Styleworks, Inc.



Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

  M.S. in Interior Design, 2005
 Thesis: “Transparency as Boundary: The Relationship of Glass Environments and Cultural Conventions “

Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, CO

  Course work in design applications, drafting, CAD, textiles and drawing

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

  Course work in French, Italian and English

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

  B.S., cum laude, Business Administration, 1980
   Area of Emphasis: Organizational Management


American Symphony Orchestra League, New York, NY

“Orchestra Leadership,” led by Henry Fogel (Chicago Symphony), Tom Morris (Cleveland Orchestra) and Bruce Coppock (St. Paul Chamber Orchestra)
“Strategic Planning,” led by Michael Kaiser (Kennedy Center and Royal Ballet) and Jay Conger (USC-Leadership Institute)
“Facilities Planning,” led by Steven Wolff (AMS Planning and Research Corp.)

ACSA/AIA Teachers Seminar, Cranbrook Academy of Art

“Case Studies in Architecture,” led by Richard Green, FAIA, Lara Lee, FAIA and Marvin Malecha, FAIA

Colorado Council of the Arts, Denver, CO

   “Grant Writing Workshop,” led by Rebecca Reynolds

Ritz-Escoffier, Paris, France

    Culinary Arts workshop

 Ceran Langues Provence, Pont St. Esprit, France

    Immersion Training in French language and culture.

Bernina University, Chicago, Il

    Various textile seminars and workshops

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