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Tavis Dockwiller receives Alumni Award from Penn State College of Arts and Architecture

Penn State's Arts and Architecture Alumni Awards were established more than 30 years ago to recognized the achievements of alumni in the arts and design disciplines.

From Penn State's Announcement:

The 2022 recipients are Samantha Josaphat (class of 2012, bachelor of architecture in architecture), architect and founder of Studio 397 Architecture; William Eisler (class of 1983, doctorate in art history), esteemed art historian; Katherine O’Hara (class of 1992, bachelor of arts in graphic design), founder of  The O’Hara Project; Tavis Huth Dockwiller (class of 1988, bachelor of science in landscape architecture), principal and founder of Viridian Landscape Studio™️; Andrew Davis (class of 1995, bachelor of arts in music), founding dean of the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts at the University of Houston; Paul-Jordan Thomas Jansen (class of 2012, bachelor of fine arts in musical theatre), award-winning actor, artistic producer and educator; and Nashormeh Norma Lindo (class of 1976, bachelor of arts in art), artist, educator, independent curatorial consultant and arts advocate.


Tavis Huth Dockwiller is the principal of Philadelphia-based Viridian Landscape Studio™️, which she founded in 1999. Her belief in the essential and healing power of landscapes drives all of the firm’s design projects and ecological master plans. She is active in her professional community as a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and a fellow of the Design Trust for Public Space. She sits on the steering committee of the Design Advocacy Group and the advisory council of the Community Design Collaborative, which provides pro-bono design services to nonprofits. As a co-author of 21st Century Parks for New York City, she instituted a paradigm shift in the operation of the city’s parkland.


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