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Katja Marquart

Professional Experieince

  • 2016)
  • Independent Designer, Labyrinth Designer, Installer, and Facilitator; Stonehouse Studio (Owner) (2003 – present)
  • Interior Designer, Zingg Design, Middleton, Wisconsin (2000-2002)
  • Art Coordinator and Labyrinth Project Director, The Crossing Campus Ministry, Madison, WI (Aug 2004-May 2005) Marquart, Katja. (2016).
  • Adding a New Dimension to Design. In J. Sellers & B. Moss (Eds.), Learning with the Labyrinth: Creating Reflective Space in Higher Education. U.K.: Palgrave. Palgrave Teaching and Learning Series.

Research Interests

  • Patterns of Transformation through Design
  • Design of transformative spaces, healing environments, and physical/spiritual/mental aspects of being in space
  • Labyrinths: historical development, contemporary applications, patterning, design, and installation
  • Design Visualization and Presentation


  • UWSP Curriculum Committee (2009-2020)
  • Faculty Advisor for the International Interior Design Student Association (IIDSA) (2006-present)
  • Faculty Co-Advisor for the Illuminating Engineering Society (2010-present)
  • UWSP Grade Review Subcommittee (2016‐17)
  • UWSP Center for the Small Cities Conference Organization Committee (2014) 
  • Faculty Supervisor for a student‐led design project at Cousin’s Subs, Stevens Point, WI (Summer 2010) 


  • Co-owner/Operator, Stonehouse Farm LLC, Rudolph, WI (2011-present)
  • Treasurer, Stevens Point Area Co-Op Board of Directors, Stevens Point, WI (2016-2018)
  • Mentored a student working on a custom labyrinth installation in a local downtown green space (Summer 2014)

Professional Memberships

  • Interior Design Educators Council (2006-present)
  • The Labyrinth Society (2004-present); TLS Board of Directors: Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair (2014-2020); Research Committee Member (2006-present); Publications & Public Relations Chair (2007-2012); Development Chair (2006-2007)
  • Midwest Renewable Energy Association (2005-present)
  • Environmental Design Research Association (2006-2011)
  • International Interior Design Association (2000-2004); IIDA-WI Board of Directors, Director of Student Members (2001-2002)
  • NCIDQ Certified #022855

Our students graduate with an impressive array of design skills and many secure positions in notable firms. We work hard to cultivate a strong sense of community among our student body and with our faculty members.

Katja Marquart
Katja Marquart
Professor - Interior Architecture
Coordinator for Interior Architecture

187 Noel Fine Arts Center


MS/MFA - Design Studies

BS - Interior Architecture