Craig Farnsworth
Craig Farnsworth
Roan Distinguished Professor of Practice in Landscape Architecture
Curriculum Vitae


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Craig Farnsworth is the Roan Distinguished Professor of Practice in the Department of Landscape Architecture at Ball State University. He received his Master of Planning (MP) degree from the University of Virginia and his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree from Ball State University. His teaching and research interests are history and theory of the built environment, urban design, and visual communication.


  • (1988) Master of Planning, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • (1986) Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

Professional Registration

  • Illinois
  • Virginia

Professional Experience

  • (2019-Present) Professor of Practice, Department of Landscape Architecture, College of Architecture and Planning, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA
  • (2004-2019) Principal, Hitchcock Design Group, Chicago, IL, USA
  • (1998-2004) Senior Associate, Wolff Clements and Associates, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • (1995-1998) Associate, Smith Group / JJR, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • (1986-1995) Associate, The Cox Company, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Major Research and Teaching Emphasis

  • History and theory of the built environment
  • Urban Design
  • Visual communication with a focus on traditional hand drawing and watercolor illustration

Grants and Awards

  • Design Communication Association, 20|20 Drawing Exhibition (Four entries selected for inclusion in the Biennial exhibition)

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