Alex is one of two founding Partners at Sighte Studio, an architectural lighting design practice based in Brooklyn, NY. Alex leads Sighte Studio’s efforts in designing lighting for public spaces, landscapes, and infrastructure projects. She has collaborated with renowned architects and landscape architects including Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Michael van Valkenburgh Associates, and Maya Lin Studio. Prior to launching Sighte Studio, she spent several years as a Senior Associate, managing the design team at Linnaea Tillett Lighting Design Associates where she was the lead designer and project manager for award winning public work including Shoemaker Green at the University of Pennsylvania and St Patrick’s Island Park in Calgary, Alberta.
Alex teaches Graduate Lighting Studio 1 in the School of Constructed Environments at Parsons the New School for Design in New York City. She has also been a guest lecturer and invited critic at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture and Planning and at the University of Virginia Department of Architecture. Alex holds a Master of Fine Arts in Lighting Design from Parsons and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater Design and Technology from the University of Miami.
Master of Fine Arts, Architectural Lighting Design. Parsons, The New School for Design, New York, NY.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Theater Design and Technology. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.
International Association of Lighting Designers, Associate Member
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, Member
Designers Light Forum New York, Member
Spotlight on Human Resources. Women in Lighting + Design (WILD) sponsored panel hosted at iGuzzini Showroom in New York City. April, 2017.
'A Lighting Designer, Electrical Contractor, and Systems Integrator Walk Onto A Job Site..." as part of CEU panels available at LEDucation 11. March, 2017.
Urban Policy, Equity in Design, Public Space, Urban Planning, Design Standards, Lighting Design, The City at Night
Honorable Mention, Innovation by Design Award, Spaces, Places, Cities. St. Patrick's Island Park, Calgary, Canada. 2016
IES Award of Merit. Grace Church Brooklyn. 2015
IES Award of Merit. Shoemaker Green at the University of Pennsylvania. 2015
ASLA Honor Award. Shoemaker Green at the University of Pennsylvania. 2014
Merit Award, The Society for College and University Planning. Shoemaker Green, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 2014
Urban Design Merit Award, American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter. St. Patrick's Island, Calgary, Canada. 2014
IES Award of Merit. ‘Any Angled Light’ Bear Canyon Arroyo Bridge. 2013
Studio 1: Light, Vision & Rep (Fall 2018)