Arnette’s background in Landscape Architecture has a foundation in both art and science. At the University of Tennessee, she developed an expertise in plants, and was awarded a B.S. in Ornamental Horticulture. She was awarded her Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University, where she was trained in the standards of the professional design process.
Arnette is a licensed Landscape Architect with the North Carolina Board of Landscape Architecture and is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. And, she continues to enhance her horticulture and design knowledge by participating in seminars and conferences at Sarah P. Duke Gardens (Duke University), Davidson College, J.C. Raulston Arboretum (NCSU), and ASLA Conferences.
As an active volunteer at the NC Museum of Art Parks Committee and Performing Arts Program and as a member of the NCSU JC Raulston Arboretum Master Plan Committee, Arnette is well known in the community as a major creative contributor to the landscape of the beautiful Piedmont region.
Architectural Review Boards
Currently, Arnette sits on three architectural review boards.