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Caroline T. Swope

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Tacoma, Washington

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Speaking topics:

  • Historic architecture and interiors

Caroline T. Swope

Caroline T. Swope is an instructor of art and architectural history at Seattle Central Community College, and works with ITM Associates, a Seattle design firm.

She holds a doctorate in American Art and Architectural History from the University of Washington, a master's degree in Historic Preservation from Ball State, and a bachelor's degree in interior design from Salem College in North Carolina, and has worked on preservation projects at the federal and local levels.

Caroline is active in local historical organizations such as the Society of Architectural Historians, and is a member and former president of the Ballard Historical Society, as well as a board member for the University of Washington Architectural Commission.

She served as the vice-president of the Society of Architectural Historians, the Marion Dean Ross Chapter, co-chaired the Graduate Students of Art History Annual Colloquium, and wrote Form and Function: Essays on Aesthetics and Utility in Art.

Caroline, with her husband David Waring, uses her personal time to restore her Craftsman home. She also archives her family's South Carolina history, using letters and diaries dating from before the Civil War.

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