Educational Credentials :

  • M.L.A., City College of New York, CUNY, 2017
  • B.F.A., Parsons School of Design, 2004

Teaching Experience :

  • Adjunct Instructor, City College of New York, CUNY, 2019-present
  • Adjunct Instructor, Parsons School of Design, 2015-present

Professional Experience :

  • Design consultant: West Elm, Gowanus Canal Conservancy, Local Office Landscape, Aveda, Origins, Martha Stewart, AMNH, New York, 2005-2019.
  • Founder and maker, Beetle & Flor, New York, 2008-present
  • Founder, Modest, New York, 2020-present

Selected Publications and Recent Research :

  • Perennials, Trees and Weeds in the Gowanus Watershed

Professional Memberships :

  • International Society of Tropical Foresters