Curtis P. Kemp, AIA

Architect, Chartered
Box 699
Sun Valley, Idaho 83353


Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1967, Central Washington State College
Bachelor of Architecture Summa Cum Laude, 1982, University of Idaho
Recipient of the AIA School Medal and Certificate of Merit from
the Henry Adams Fund


Lieutenant, USNR, Air Intelligence Officer, 1968-69


Private Architectural Practice, 1987 to Present
Intern architect, 1983-86
Misc. construction work and bartending jobs, 1977-79
Sun Valley Company, 1969-76, Ram Bar, Inn manager, Lodge manager


Licensed in Idaho and Washington
NCARB Certified
Member of the American Institute of Architects


Elected to four year term on Ketchum City Council, November 2007
Past President of the Idaho Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
Past President of the Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce
Past President of the Ketchum/Sun Valley Historical Society
Board Member, Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber of Commerce, 1990-2004
Board Member, Community Development Corporation
Board Member, Mountain Rides Transportation Authority
Member, Ketchum Planning and Zoning Commission, 1986-88, 2007
Chairman, 1992 AIA Idahho Convention Planning Committee
Chairman, 1990 Idaho Centennial Design Awards Committee
Guest Critic, University of Idaho Architectural Thesis Projects, eighteen years
Executive Member, Planning Committee for AIA Northwest and
Pacific Regional Summit 2000


Born; Bellingham, Washington, April 2, 1943
Sun Valley area resident since 1969
France 1973, 1500 mile bicycle trip
Oregon-California 1976, bicycle trip from Seaside to San Francisco
Zermatt, Switzerland, 1977-78, bartender at the Hotel Slalom with
travel in Italy and Greece
Serious hobbies: Exploring the artistic and architectural aspects of the concept
of sculpting light (With installations at the University Gallery in Moscow, ID,
and in Ketchum, ID), oil and watercolor painting, and pen and ink sketching.
Numerous showings.