Louisville, Kentucky


Represented by Garner Narrative Contemporary Fine Art , 2012-present

Solo show, Garner Narrative, Look At Me!, April-June 2014

Group show, Garner Narrative, Xmas Refuge, December 2012

Solo show, Garner Narrative, Penguin Series, August-October 2012

Group Show, Griffins Modern Motel, Lexington, Ky. Encre - Rouge, Blanc, Noire, Oct 19, 2012

Group show, Garner Narrative, Now What Were You Expecting, June-July 2012

Group show, Bernheim Arboretum, Model Homes and Habitats, Aug. 28, 2010

Work in private collections including at the 21c Museum Hotel

Architecture Skills:

Professional-level verbal presentation, writing, editing, proofreading and page design

Highly proficient in Rhinoceros, T-Splines, Maya, Mental Ray, Maxwell, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

Experienced in AutoCad, SketchUp and Excel

Model building skills include welding, plasma cutting, CNC milling, laser-cutting and working with wood, sheet metal, plaster, and concrete

Clear presentation and analysis of information through graphics, diagrams, hand-drawn illustrations and digital renderings

Extensive knowledge of Modern architecture, 1900-1945; and Estonian architecture

Presented at Pecha Kucha - Louisville: “Questionable Architecture”, December 2010

Architecture Education:


M.Arch; University of Kentucky School of Architecture, May 2010

3.929 G.P.A.

  •  Full tuition scholarship, 2008-2010

  •  Teaching assistant, 2008-2010: History and Theory of Architecture; responsible for leading weekly discussion groups and biweekly grading of 20 five-page papers

  • Researched, fact-checked and edited dossiers for Curry Stone Design Prize, an international annual competition with a $100,000 award for socially conscious design, 2009-2010

  • Awarded three merit scholarships for design excellence

Architecture Experience:


PR&vD (Lexington, Ky.)

Project Manager: Feb. 14, 2011 - April 24, 2011

Penthouse Patio Landscape (Private Residence, New York, N.Y.)

  • Supervised assembly in Dayton, Ohio, of six pieces that James Corner Field Operations digitally designed and PR&vD fabricated

  •  Helped set up three-warehouse assembly and fabrication operation

  •  Managed 10 workers for fabrication, staining, assembly and shipping

  •  Problem-solved construction, including use of digital models to confirm inventory and quality control pieces arriving from water jet fabricator

  •  Following shipping from Dayton, worked in New York to reassemble pieces, help liaison with architect, troubleshoot and meet punch list requirements

Journalism Career Highlights:

  • Pulitzer Prize finalist: Led The Louisville Courier-Journal coverage of the 2006 Lexington jet crash, earning the newspaper one of three finalist berths
  • Covered Los Angeles riots, two earthquakes, and several wildfires and mud slides
  • Chronicled first years of the AIDS epidemic, exploring political, economic, medical and religious impacts
  • Directed award-winning coverage of the investigation and indictment of a Kentucky governor
  • Coordinated coverage of the largest election in Kentucky history
  • Planned coverage of presidential visits, state of the union addresses, and legislative sessions
  • Edited three-day award-winning project examining methamphetamine use in Kentucky

Journalism Experience:


The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.)

City government and courts editor: February 2007-August 2007

  • Directed five reporters covering Metro Louisville city government, and state and federal courts

Politics editor: March 2006-February 2007

  • Supervised five reporters and a columnist across the state and in Washington, D.C.

  • Directed legislative coverage and produce legislative preview sections

  • Oversaw election coverage and polling

Regional editor: February 2004-March 2006

  • Managed an editor, eight reporters and a columnist in four state bureaus and in Washington, D.C.

  • Recruited reporters, and wrote performance reviews and improvement plans

Reno Gazette-Journal (Reno, Nev.)

City editor: February 2001-February 2004

  •  Supervised 18 reporters and three editors for two zoned sections

Los Angeles Daily News

Deputy city editor,  Assistant city editor, Reporter: May 1990-January 2001

The Hartford Courant (Hartford, Conn.)

Staff writer: April 1987-May 1990

Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, Mass.)

Staff writer: August 1982-April 1987

Other Education:

Bachelor’s of science, journalism; Boston University (May 1982)

Cum laude

Journalism Awards:

  • The Society of Professional Journalists 2006 Green Eyeshade Editor: First place, deadline reporting, for story on Kentucky patronage scandal

  • Hartford Courant Steven Geild Award: First place, writing, for profile of 16-year-old girl having a third child, 1989

  • New England Associated Press News Executives: First place, enterprise reporting, for magazine story on medical malpractice, 1984