Education Highlights

Masters of Arts in Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Texas at Arlington,
Masters Thesis-The Place of Borders and Between: Little Mexico, Dallas, Texas

Bachelors of Science in Landscape Architecture, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, Dallas Arboretum Design Award Internship and Outstanding Student Awards

Associates in Science in Landscape Design/Horticulture, Richland College,
Dallas County Community College District,

  • Pierce Builders Residential Design Recognition

Traphagen School of Design, One-Year Design Program, New York City, New York

Civic Engagement Highlights in Dallas, Texas

Former School Board Trustee, Dallas Independent School District, Dallas, Texas

  • Policy Chair and Reform Governance Training with Center for Reform School Systems and The Broad Foundation

Past Board Member, Dallas Northeast Chamber of Commerce

Past Board Member of Head Start of Greater Dallas, Inc

Spearheaded the Blackland Chapter, Native Prairies Association of Texas, 2014-2019.

Organized the White Rock East Coalition of Area Neighborhoods, 2014-Present.

Additional Work Experiences Include Refugee Resettlement,
Part Time Landscape Instructor/Richland College, and Other Contract Positions
More Detailed Information is Available Upon Request.

Past Art Exhibits in Dallas, Texas

“el vecindario de nuestros corazones y manos”
“the neighborhood of our hearts and hands,
Photography exhibit in cooperation with Vecinos Unidos Neighborhood Association,
Dallas City Hall, Dallas, Texas

Dia De Los Muestros Exhibits, Bath House Cultural Center,
Dallas Artist Tomas Bustos and Friends, and Estrada Studios

Dallas Landscape Designs
Dallas Landscaping Designs by Leigh Ann Ellis