hi, i’m Sheila

Sheila Dial Barton, AIA, LEED AP | Principal, Project Architect

Passion

Exploring New Places

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 1997

Degree in Interior Design, Art Institute of Atlanta, 1992

Architecture and Urban Studies, Politchnika Krakowska, Krakow, Poland, Polish Exchange Program, 1996

Registrations

Registered Architect: Tennessee #102212

USGBC, LEED Accredited Professional

Professional & Community Involvement

AIA, Middle Tennessee Chapter Member, Former Board of Directors and Chapter President

ULI, Nashville Chapter, Governance Committee, Awards Committee, Mentor

Vanderbilt University, Construction Mgmt. Symposium, Committee Member and Moderator

Belmont University, School of Design, Dean Selection Committee

Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, Conference Speaker

University of Tennessee, School of Architecture, Commencement Speaker

AEC Power Women

Metro Arts, Former Public Art Committee

O’More College of Design, Former Interior Design Advisory Committee

Nashville Emerging Leaders, Alumni, Former Programs Committee Co-Chair

The District, Board of Directors, Former Chair

Live It Up Committee

Excellence in Development, Former Board of Directors

Young Architects Forum, Former Director

AIA Honor Awards for Architecture, Jury

Rebuilding Together, Volunteer

Pencil Foundation, Former Reading Volunteer

University of Tennessee, Bronze Medal Jury and Bronze Medal Recipient

Sheila led our Design Team for the new Tennessee State Museum, which opened in 2018, with a total project cost of $160M with 140,000 square feet. Since coming to EOA in 1997, Sheila has focused on award-winning student housing, multi-family and mixed-use design with local, regional, and national awards, including three residence halls at Belmont University and Nashville’s first modular housing project, Alloy at Tech Hill. Sheila became a Principal in 2015 with the firm becoming majority woman-owned in 2019. Sheila loves calling Nashville home and enjoys travel along with being in the outdoors with her husband, Edwin, and their son Noah.

To connect with Sheila, Click Here or 615.850.5510

Sheila led our Design Team for the new Tennessee State Museum, which opened in 2018, with a total project cost of $160M with 140,000 square feet. Since coming to EOA in 1997, Sheila has focused on award-winning student housing, multi-family and mixed-use design with local, regional, and national awards, including three residence halls at Belmont University and Nashville’s first modular housing project, Alloy at Tech Hill. Sheila became a Principal in 2015 with the firm becoming majority woman-owned in 2019. Sheila loves calling Nashville home and enjoys travel along with being in the outdoors with her husband, Edwin, and their son Noah.

To connect with Sheila, Click Here or 615.850.5510