Prior to teaching Amy was a project designer for award-winning large corporate offices and airports. Amy is a LEED AP BD+C accredited professional, Construction Document Technologist, and an NCIDQ-certified designer. Her research focuses on design communication, creativity, the design process and design pedagogy.
Areas of Responsibility
In addition to teaching, Amy is responsible for overseeing the use and implementation of design related technologies and advanced communication methods.
- Master of Science, Design and Merchandising, Colorado State University
- Bachelor of Interior Architecture, Major Interior Architecture and Product Design, Kansas State University
- Foreign Study of Architecture & Urban Planning České vysoké učení technické v Praze, (Czech Tech University)
Amy teaches Design Studios, Advanced Visual Communications, Advanced Design Technology, as well as Social and Psychological Aspects of Design.
Amy researches best practices for integrating technology within the design process, and advanced communication methods for disseminating design related research.
Select Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards
- Amy was the interior designer for the Jackson Hole Airport, which was the recipient of the 2014 AIA National Institute of Honor Award, was named one of 11 coolest buildings by CNN, and was named one of world’s most stylish airports by Fodor’s Travel.
- Addition professional projects have received citations from ASID Colorado and AIA Colorado.
- Best Virtual Presentation, Annual International Symposium on Integrating Research Education and Problem Solving (2012)
- Best Paper Presentation, Interior Design Educator’s Council, Southwest Region (2011)