Karen Parent, AIA

Karen Parent received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Barnard College and a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University. In 1996, Karen moved to Jackson Hole, inspired by the opportunity to make a positive contribution to its quickly changing built environment and has been a licensed architect since 2002. In 2007, she founded a non-profit organization with the goal of providing accessible architecture education and currently teaches semester-long architecture classes at the Jackson Hole Community School. Karen combines her efforts as an architect and a teacher to foster positive change in our collective built environment. She has also served on the board of directors of the Jackson Hole Land Trust for eight (8) years and was a member of the Town of Jackson's Design Review Committee for fifteen (15) years. Karen is a principal and one of the original members of Dynia Architects.