Karen Zwart Hielema

Special Projects Consultant

LASG Studio

Karen works on select PBSI/LASG interactive environments and exhibits. She is the lead client liaison, works with the studio team on overall creative direction and design progress, project management, and coordination of artwork and building systems. She leads creative extensions of the artwork including content development and design of interpretive exhibitry, educational programming and curriculum materials.

Her work with the PBSI/LASG provides unique opportunities to collaborate across disciplines, furthering her work in integrated arts and exhibitions and bringing fresh perspective and insights to her practice around innovative collaboration, design thinking, conveying information, and achieving vibrant and purposeful public space that starts with the user experience.

Karen is an architect with over 17 years in the industry working across a variety of both public and private sectors including Arts & Exhibition, Transit, Healthcare, Airports & Aviation, Commercial/Retail, Corporate/Office, Education, and Warehouse/Light Industrial. She currently works with ZWARTstudio & DEXD.