Edie Cherry, FAIA, ASLA, is one of the most prominent female architects in Albuquerque with an outstanding career as a designer and teacher. She is responsible for the education of several generations of New Mexico architects and is highly respected in the architecture community.  She presents the AIA Annual Lecture, "A Life in Architecture," on Friday, Sept. 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the KiMo Theatre, 423 Central Ave. NW.

Cherry moved to Albuquerque in 1972 to teach architecture at the University of New Mexico, where she taught design studio, programming and historic preservation in the School of Architecture & Planning. Cherry and Jim See, her husband, started Cherry/See Architects, now Cherry/See/Reames Archtecture, in 1977 and she was with the firm part time while teaching. In 2000, she joined the firm full time and has concentrated on architectural programming, planning, historic preservation and landscape planning.

Tickets are $10 at the KiMo Box Office.