Nancy Blankfard, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Nancy is an Arts Principal with more than 20 years' experience designing cultural, arts and community work. She has repositioned organizations for the 21st century through innovative, sustainable strategies and bold designs that engage users in new ways, contribute to their surroundings, and inspire healthy communities. Among her notable work are the American Swedish Institute, which radically opened up an historic property to the community, and the St. Paul Academy Performing Arts Center, a gateway project that reinterprets the campus context in a striking and inviting way. Nancy has taught at the University of Minnesota College Of Design, presented at national conferences, juried design awards, served on the AIA Minnesota Board of Directors, and Chaired the Committee on Design.