We are dedicated to helping our clients fulfill the educational goals and entertainment needs of their communities by designing, building and installing engaging exhibits that communicate values, foster cultures and inform visitors of all ages. In addition, we take great pride in providing exhibit solutions that are not only cost-efficient but also support a sustainable environment now and in the future.
Principal/Senior Exhibit Specialist/Creative Director
David has spent the last four decades creating award-winning exhibit designs for museums, galleries and other educational display centers. His expertise in design, facilitation and management and his deep experience working for museums all over the world, guide the creation of every project undertaken by D. Jensen & Associates Ltd.
A life-long exhibit designer and contributor to the Canadian museum community, David currently serves on the Board of the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Center, the Selection Committee for the Awards of Merit for the British Columbia Museum Association (BCMA) and co-chairs the Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice. He has received honors from many professional associations including an Award of Distinguished Service from the Canadian Museums Association, a Distinguished Service Award and a Golden Anniversary Service Award from the BCMA.
SIMON PIRQUET – MARch, BEDS
Technical Design, Exhibit Element Manager
Simon joined the D. Jensen & Associates team in 2014. His talent for organization and his experience with design, fabrication and building techniques are key to developing processes to keep projects moving forward on time and on budget.
Before joining us, Simon worked in architecture, specialty exhibit fabrication as well as project management.His skills in design development and creative problem solving were instrumental to the success of a wide range of projects including the Telus World of Science Edmonton, the Britannia Mine Museum and the Assiniboine Park Zoo.
Simon is a graduate of the Dalhousie University, completing his Bachelor of Environmental Design Studies (BEDS) in 2005 and a Master of Architecture (March) in 2008.
Senior Graphic Designer, Graphic Coordinator
Kathy joined with D. Jensen & Associates as a graphic designer in 1993. Specializing in exhibit graphics for over 30 years, she is knowledgeable about the processes and materials involved in all phases of exhibit design. Her experience includes producing masterplans, preparing feasibility studies, proposals and reports, coordinating exhibit content, design and production of graphic elements, managing graphics workflow and supervising of graphic fabrication. This invaluable expertise and her genuine personal commitment to the success of every project enables Kathy to develop productive working relationships with clients, consultants and suppliers.
Kathy completed the Commercial Art Program at Capilano University in 1987. She loves painting, drawing, printmaking and photography. For several years she has also donated her time and talent to Making Faces, an organization dedicated to helping children with facial differences develop self-esteem and confidence through improvisational workshops.