TSOA alumni panelists, Vernon D. Swaback, John Sather, Victor Sidy and Michele Yeeles.
On April 6, 2022, The School of Architecture, founded by Frank Lloyd Wright as the Taliesin Fellowship in 1932, celebrated 90 continuous years of teaching experimental architecture and Learning by Doing.
To end the evening, a new Swaback Scholarship was announced by Taliesin Fellows Vernon D. Swaback and John E. Sather of Swaback Architects + Planners.
Vernon D. Swaback moved to Arizona in 1957 to become Frank Lloyd Wright’s youngest apprentice. He remained with the Wright Organization for 21 years, where he served as Director of Planning and was responsible for many of the organization’s major architectural projects.
Vernon D. Swaback with Frank Lloyd Wright in the Hillside drafting room at Taliesin (Wisconsin), 1958. Photo by Marvin Koner.
Vernon D. Swaback with Frank Lloyd Wright at a Chicago television studio.