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p. 406.624.0377
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a. 908 N. Rouse Ave
   Bozeman, MT 59715

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Lori Ryker, Ph.D.
Principal and Founder
studioryker

3556 Bear Canyon Road
Bozeman, MT 59715

tel: 406.220.1099
e: lr@studioryker.com

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lorirykerart.com
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EDUCATION

2000 Texas A&M University, Doctor of Philosophy, Subject: Architecture
"The Creation of Second Nature: The Problem of Making for Students of Architecture"
1991 Harvard Graduate School of Design, Master of Architecture Degree with Distinction
1985 Texas A&M University, Bachelor of Environmental Design

HONORS / AWARDS

2011 Professional-in-Residence/Marie M. Bickham Endowed Chair Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture - Louisiana State University
2010 National Endowment for the Arts
2009 Artist Innovation Award, State of Montana, Montana Arts Council
2007 Merit Award, On the Boards, Wapiti Valley Residence, Residential Architect, (Ryker/Nave Design)
2005 House of the Year, Organic Style, (Ryker/Nave Design)
2004 Silver Medal for Professional Practice, Tau Sigma Delta Society, MSU Chapter
2000 Graham Foundation Grant, Co-Recipient with Brett Nave
1996 Tau Sigma Delta Society
1994 AIAS National Educator Honor Award, Nominee, Auburn University
1991 Alpha Rho Chi Award, Harvard Graduate School of Design
1990 S.O.M. Traveling Fellowship, Nominee, Harvard Graduate School of Design
1985 Outstanding Senior, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University
1983 Outstanding Sophomore, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE OVERVIEW

2010-pr Principal and Founder, studioryker, LLC, Bozeman, MT
2007-10 Principal and Founder, studioryker, Livingston, MT
2003-pr Executive Director and Founder, Artemis Institute
2001-07 Partner, RN Construction
1994-07 Partner, Ryker/Nave Design
1994-95 Intern Architect, Rommell Architectural Partnership, Portland, OR
1991-92 Intern Architect, Bentley, La Rosa, Salasky, New York, NY
1991 Intern Architect, Diener and Diener, Basel, Switzerland

SELECTED DESIGN PROJECTS

Studio Ryker, LLC

2015 Spring Creek House, Livingston, MT
2014 Bear Canyon Guest House, Bozeman, MT
2013 AIA/NY Folly Competition
2012 Bear Canyon Residence Remodel, Bozeman, MT
2010-11 Flathead Pass Residence, Gallatin County, Montana (current) Studio Ryker
2010 Getz, Studio, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2009 Zermeuhlen Mattson Residence, Boerne, Texas
Click Cabin, Llano, Texas
Signor Pre-Fab, Austin, Texas
Round Rock Cabins, Round Rock, Texas
2008 Pre-Fab House
Birkenstock General Store, Stage II, San Antonio, Texas (complete)

Ryker Nave Design

2005-07 Residence, Wapiti Valley, Wyoming (complete)
2005-07 York/Losee Residences, Livingston, Montana (complete)
2005-08 Calarco Residence, Gallatin County, Montana (complete)
2005 McNaughton Residence, Livingston, Montana
2004 Grace/Lorenzini Residence, Paradise Valley, Montana
2003 Greenberg Residence, Design and Construction, Livingston, Montana (complete)
2003-05 Outside In House, Design and Construction, Livingston, Montana (complete)
2003 Fargo Maestas Residence and Studio, design, Clyde Park, Montana (complete)
2003-05 McIlhany Residence, Design, Welfare, Texas (complete)
2002 Birkenstock General Store, Design, San Antonio, Texas (complete)
2001-02 Hall Residence and Studio, Design and Construction, Paradise Valley, MT (complete)
2001 Birkenstock General Store and Leather Goods Co., San Antonio, Texas (complete)
2002 B-Bar Ranch, New Cabin Design and Construction, Wind Turbine Installation (complete)
1994 Guinan Residence, Bald Head Island, North Carolina (complete)

Lori Ryker Design

1987 Extra Extra, Women's Accessory Stores, Design, Houston and Dallas, Texas (complete)
1985 Extra Extra, Women's Accessory Store, Design, San Antonio, Texas (complete)

TEACHING

2014 Invited Juror, Final Projects, Montana State University
2013 Invited Juror, Master Thesis Reviews, University of Nebraska
2012 Louisiana Sate University School of Architecture
2011-12 Professional-in-Residence/Marie M. Bickham Endowed Chair Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture - Louisiana State University
2009 Visiting Professor, University of Texas, Austin
Visiting Professor, Montana State University
Invited Juror, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
2006-pr Director, Artemis Institute, Instructor, Remote Studio, Jackson Hole, WY
2008 Invited Juror, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
2003 Remote Studio, North Star Ranch, Montana (MSU, School of Architecture)
2001 Remote Studio, Tom Miner Basin, Montana (MSU, School of Architecture)
2005 Awarded Tenure and Associate Professor rank (MSU, School of Architecture)
2000-05 Coordinator of Second Year Studios, School of Architecture, MSU (as noted below)
1999-06 Tenure Track Professor of Architecture, Montana State University
1999 Invited Juror for final Juries, Rice University, Houston, Texas
1998-99 Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture, Montana State University
1996-98 Assistant Lecturer of Architecture, Texas A&M University
1997 Remote Studio, Fort Davis, Texas (Texas A&M University)
1995-96 Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture, Texas A&M University
1993-94 Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture, Auburn University
1993 Invited Visiting Juror, Graduate Studios in Architecture, Texas A&M University
1990-91 Teaching Assistant, Harvard Graduate School of Design

RESEARCH, ESSAYS, ART WROK

2015 Contributing Columnist, This is Bozeman, online journal Essay,
"Remote Studio: The Action of Poetry", forthcoming, Routledge Press Launch lorirykerart.com, website of artwork
2014 Essay, "When Common Becomes Rare", forthcoming
2013 Essay, "Poetic Building," Platform Journal, Spring 2013
2012 Invited Juror, National ACSA Awards, Design/Build Awards
2012-pr Ongoing, monoprint and painting
2011 Panelist National AIA Women's Leadership Summit
2010-pr Research regarding the Louisiana Wetlands and its current perception within the US
2010-pr Development of Periapt jewelry and small artifacts
2009 Periapt Jewelry Exhibition, Danforth Gallery, Livingston, MT (June)
"Bling" , Periapt Exhibition, Danforth Gallery, Livingston, MT (October)
2009 Manuscript development for "Solar D" book
2008 Panelist, JAE Special Session "Alternative Practices", Nat. ACSA Meeting, Houston
2008 Guest Editor (with farm architecture), JAE 61:04, "Alternative Practices"
2008 "Off the Grid", Vacations Homes Magazine, March
2008 Taped Interview, for "Snakebit", forthcoming documentary about Samuel Mockbee
2007 "Learning Montana, Evolving Place", Drumlummon, www Arts and Culture Journal
2007 "The Green House", Review of Exhibition, Washington DC, JAE 60:04
2007 Talisman, Design and Artifact
2006-09 Editorial Review Board, Journal of Architectural Education
2006 OFF THE GRID HOMES, Author, Gibbs Smith Publishers
2006 "Peckerwood Garden," Western Interiors and Design, November/December
2005 OFF THE GRID, Author, Gibbs Smith Publishers
2004 "Architecture and the Remote Studio: An Overview and a View from Within", 306090 Journal, co-authored with Justin Smith (MSU '04), Fall 2004
2002 BEST Grant Award, Recipient, Montana State University
2002 "Wilderness Training", Contributed Essay, Residential Design, July
2002 "Bringing the Wind Back to the Farm", paper presented, San Francisco Institute of Architecture Ecological Design Conference
2002 "The Remote Studio," paper presented, San Francisco Institute of Architecture Ecological Design Conference
2002 "Learning Montana, Evolving Place", conference contributor and proceedings, ACSA Southwest Conference
2001 Faculty Teaching Highlights: Sharing What Works, Contributor, Montana State University
2001 REMEMBRANCE AND THE DESIGN OF PLACE, featured contributor, Frances Downing, Texas A&M University Press
2001 "The Triggering Landscape and the Anxiety of Influence" paper presented at ACSA Central Midwest Regional Conference
2001 "The Poetry of Holistic Practices: Learning about Place Through Architecture," invited HOPES Conference, Key Note Speaker, University of Oregon
2000-01 Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts grant co‐recipient with Brett Nave for "Dialogue: Design and Construction in the Natural Environment," Design and Construction
2000 Finalist, NORCHE Prize
2000 "Rural Studio: An Interview with Jon Tate," Offramp No. 7 : Detours and Dialogues, Southern California Institute of Architecture, with Alan Loomis
2000 "Samuel Mockbee: Scavenger Architect," Text Advisor, Offramp No. 7 : Detours and Dialogues, Southern California Institute of Architecture
2000 "Envisioning the Rural West: Sustainable Design and Construction," paper presented at ACSA Southwest Regional Conference
2000 "Distance Learning: The Remote Studio," paper presentation and proceedings, ACSA Southwest Regional Conference
2000 "Creating an Architecture of Well‐being: The Relation of Wilderness to Creative Intuition," paper presentation and proceedings, ACSA Southwest Regional Conference
2000 "The Creation of Second Nature: The Problem of Making for Students of Architecture", completed dissertation at Texas A&M University
1999 "Adventure, Experience and Creative Intuition," paper presented at American Society for Aesthetics, Rocky Mountain Division
1999 Advanced Studio Stipend, School of Architecture, Montana State University
1998 "Samuel Mockbee's Rural Studio", Scholarly Advisor for the film documentary
1998 "The Ecological Post Modern Position" paper presentation and proceedings from UNESCO Symposium on "A Culture of Peace"
1998 "Alchemy and Material Transfiguring in Architecture" paper presented at American Society for Aesthetics, Rocky Mountain Division
1997 "Making and Beauty: A Triadic Resolution" paper presented at American Society for Aesthetics, Rocky Mountain Division
1997 Recipient, AIA/AAF Fellowship for Advanced Research: in support of "A Remote Studio of Architecture, Fort Davis, Texas"
1995 MOCKBEE COKER: THOUGHT AND PROCESS, Author, Princeton Architectural Press
1995 Modulus: 24, excerpt from Mockbee Coker: Thought and Process
1994-98 Guinan Residence, Design, Bald Head Island, North Carolina
1991 DIENER AND DIENER ARCHITECTS, Assistant to the Architect, Rizzoli International
1990 "Emerging European Architects," Exhibition Coordinator, Harvard Graduate School of Design
1988 Studio Works 1987-88, Assistant Project Coordinator, Harvard Graduate School of Design
1985 "European Cities and Their Rivers" Traveling Fellows Scholarship, Texas Society of Architects

LECTURES

2015 Panelist, "Immersion Education" SECAC Conference, Pittsburg, PA Lecture, Western Carolina College, "The House You Build"
2014 Panel Discussion, Immersion Education and Design Build, National ACSA Meeting, Philadelphia
2013 Lecture, North Dakota State University
2012 AIA Minnesota keynote Speaker
Panelist, Montana State University President's Fine Arts Series
2011 Lecture, Louisiana State University
Lecture, Louisiana State University
Lecture, AIA Wyoming
Panelist, AIA National Women's Leadership Summit
Lecture, University of Colorado, Denver and Boulder
Lecture, Western Sustainability Fair, Ft. Collins, CO
Lecture, Louisiana State University
2010 Lecture, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA
Lecture, Portland State University, OR
Lecture, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Lecture, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
2009 Lecture, Montana State University
Lecture, New West Conference, Missoula, MT
Lecture, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Il
Lecture, Drury College, MO
2008 Lecture, Arkansas AIA, State Meeting
Lecture, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana
Panelist, New West Design Conference, Bozeman, MT
Lecture, AIA Oklahoma Central Regional meeting
"Beyond Sustainability", Lecture, University of Toledo
"Women in Green" Round Table Panelist, Women in Design, Kansas City, AIA
"Artemis Institute: Conceptions and Sustainable Directions", Lecture, University of Hawaii
2007 "Off Trail", Lecture, University of Texas, Austin
"Teaching through Practice", SFI07, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
2006 "Off the Grid", Lecture, National Building Museum, Washington DC
"Ryker /Nave Design", Lecture, (with Brett Nave),Gt. Falls AIA Annual Meeting, GT. Falls, Montana
"Interests, Intent and Inspiration", Lecture, (with Brett Nave), MSU, Bozeman, Montana
"Living Off the Grid", Lecture, Refuge, Bozeman, Montana
2003 Lecture, (with Brett Nave),Western Design Conference, Cody, WY
2000 "Practice," Lecture, (with Brett Nave),Peckerwood Garden Foundation Lecture and Exhibition, "Details: Inside and Out", Houston

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & JOURNALISM

2014 "Top 100 Mountain Architects", Mountain Living
2013 "Un Concierto De Maderas", SUMMA+, edition 132
"Top 100 Mountain Architects", Mountain Living,
"More than Hands-On Architecture",Teton Home and Living, Spring/Summer
2012 "Living Large in Small Spaces",
Mountain Living, August
2010 "Architecture Through a Different Lens", Western Art and Architecture,
Spring/Summer
2010 "Top 100 Mountain Architects", Mountain Living, September
StudioEAUX, JAE Fall Issue
2009 "New West Fishing Cabin," The New Western Home
"Under the Influence," Profile, Sunset Magazine, January
Wapiti Valley House, Featured in Western Interiors and Design, February/March
2008 Giving Profile on Artemis Institute, Livingston Weekly, December
"Perfect Harmony", Studio Ryker, Mountain Living, December
"At Home on the Water", Studio Ryker, Mountain Living, October
"Home Ground Interview" with Brian Kahn, for Montana NP Radio
2007 Pine Creek Pavilion - Artemis Institute, "Best of Bozeman Awards", Tributary Magazine, August
"Off the Map", Ryker/Nave Design Professional Profile, Residential Architect, June
"On the Boards", Merit Awards, Wapiti Valley Residence, Residential Architect, April
Interview, Western Interiors and Design, September
"Home Improvement", Outside , Green Issue, April
2006 Interview, Distinctly Montana, Winter Issue
"Top 100 Mountain Architects", Mountain Living, September
"Architect's Choice" Residential Architect, April
www.archnewsnow.com, June
"Owning the Views", newwest.net, May
Ryker and Nave Residence, Featured in Western Interiors and Design, May/June
2005 Hall Residence, Featured in CASAMICA, December
Home of the Year, Organic Style, October
Hall Residence, Featured in Western Interiors and Design, March/April
2004 Hall Residence and Studio, Featured in THE HOUSE YOU BUILD, Taunton Press
2002 Hall Studio Project Profile, Big Sky Journal, Arts Issue 2002
2001 Architecture Weekly, Web Magazine, Summary of research and Remote Studio
1998 "Lifting the Mystique," Texas Architect, 11/12, 1998, pp. 42-43