Ellen Denk

ASLA | Principal-in-Charge

Ellen Denk brings over 17 years of experience and a passion for parks and environmental education to Studio Outside management. She possesses an expertise in visual communication and excels at creating meaningful images that clearly present complex ideas about composition, program, and people. Ellen enjoys a dedication to the creation of high-quality design and product. Inspired by enhancing people’s lives and experiences, Ellen strives to create places that allow visual and cognitive connection with nature.

With a multi-generational family tradition of ranching and gardening in southern Missouri, Ellen’s work focuses equally on the aesthetic and pragmatic. Her heritage grounds her practice in stewardship of the land and management of working landscapes. When not working, Ellen enjoys teaching her son about the natural spaces of her Duncanville community. 

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