BLA 1978 University of Georgia-the finest education I can imagine. It opened my eyes to all that is around me---it has enriched my life in all ways.
In no particular order of importance, except the first: Gods glorious Nature!/ Fletcher Steele/Roberto Burle Marx/'Capability' Brown/Fredrick Law Olmsted/English Landscape Designers of the 19th /early 20th Centuries
Architects and Designers: Le Courbosier/Mies Van Der Rohe/Harry Bertoia/Marcel Breuer/Walter Gropius/Robert Venturi/Frank Gehry
Other Crafts/ Interests
I am a conceptual artist and have done a line of 'reverse decoupage' plates in the 1990s for such high-brow places as the Ritz-Carlton and various Gift and Antique shops, using old Minton 'Tea Cup' Patterns and other designs. During the 1990s and early 21st Century :-) I have done a line of decorative Service Trays and Lighting for varous specialty businesses in our area.
Throughout history—with the exception of the great Olmsted, of course—it seems that landscape architects seldom find their way into the design spotlight. Lurking in the shadows of a project's sources, the portion of folks…