- Kristine Matthews, Director, Studio Matthews
Kristine Matthews is the owner and principal of Studio Matthews, which specializes in the sustainable design of exhibitions, installations and print pieces. Matthews has worked with many high-profile clients in the U.S., Europe and Asia, including EMP Museum, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Foster School of Business, the London 2012 Olympics, Hong Kong Wetland Park, and the UK Architecture Foundation. Her award-winning work has been published around the world.
On the Design faculty at the University of Washington, Matthews dovetails practiced sustainability with education. Her advanced Exhibition Design course creates design in the environment with a focus on audience engagement and sustainability.
- Erin Sullivan, Entomologist, Woodland Park Zoo
Since 1996, Erin has worked in the Animal Management Department at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. For the last 10 years Erin has also served as Chair for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Terrestrial Invertebrate Taxon Advisory Group (TITAG). Erin holds a BS in Biology /Entomology from U.C. Davis and a Master of Science degree in Biodiversity Conservation and Management through Imperial College London. In her free time Erin can be found photographing insects in her backyard or anywhere insects may be flying.
- Robin Ginac, Landscape Designer, Exterior Focus
Robin Ginac facilitates the evolution of comprehensive design strategies for residential, public, and commercial projects. Ranging from intimate designs for private homes to large scale commercial and public projects, Ms. Ginac has worked on a vast array of projects. She has designed landscapes nationally for the renowned architectural firm Robert A. M. Stern Architects, New York, NY, at the state level for the non-profit group Scenic Hudson and many owner operated design/build companies. Her work with the design firm CTPC included extensive landscape renovation for private residences throughout the New York metropolitan area, as well as commercial projects including an “Urban Meadow” for a privately owned plaza and a playground in Seward Park. More recently, she was a lead designer at Faddegon’s Inc., during which time they received the “Best of Landscape” award by the Times Union in Albany, New York.