Joan Woodward


Joan Woodward, professor, Landscape Architecture, is one of this year’s recipients of the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Woodward and photographer Mark Klett received a $5,000 award for research and photographic collaboration on “Letting Los Angeles Go.” Graham Foundation Grants are offered to individuals and institutions in support of activities focused on architecture and the built environment. Woodward has also been inducted into the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Council of Fellows in the Category of Knowledge. Election in the ASLA Council of Fellows is based solely on professional excellence, outstanding accomplishments and recognition of exceptional work over a sustained period of time. Woodward has communicated knowledge through 27 different academic courses taught at four universities; 35 invited local, national and international lectures; 20 articles/book/book chapters; four national professional and student award juries, and numerous committees and boards. Her role as graduate coordinator of Cal Poly Pomona’s Master of Landscape Architecture program for the last eight years has had a major influence on the number and quality of graduate candidates for the Landscape Architecture department.