Parker Sutton

Parker Sutton

  • Assistant Professor of Practice

Knowlton Hall
275 W Woodruff Ave

Parker Sutton is an Assistant Professor of Practice at the Knowlton School and cofounder of Present Practice (www.presentpractice.com). His research and teaching investigate the political aesthetics of the landscape. He is the winner of the 2022-2023 Gilmore D. Clark and Michael I. Rapuano/ Kate Lancaster Brewster Rome Prize in Landscape Architecture awarded by the American Academy in Rome. In Winter/Spring 2019, he was awarded the MacDowell Fellowship in Architecture. With Present Practice, he was Lead Instructor and Artist in Residence at the Overlook Field School in 2017 and 2018 and Artist in Residence at the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI) in 2015. He is currently Co-Resident Director of the KSA Rome Program. His work has been published in numerous journals and magazines, including LA+ Journal, the Journal of Architectural Education (forthcoming), Bracket, and Pidgin, among others. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University and a Master of Architecture from the University of Virginia, where he received the Sarah McArthur Nix Traveling Fellowship.