Cynthia Torp

Owner & CEO

A design professional with over 40 years of experience, Cynthia has supervised the creation of unforgettable visitor experiences for museums, corporations, non-profits, universities, and visitor centers. Her expertise in storytelling coupled with her mastery of design and fabrication have helped Cynthia make an indelible mark on the museum and cultural world—one that has given institutions new and exciting ways to engage their visitors. Under Cynthia’s focused direction and guidance, Solid Light and its team of content, multimedia, design, and fabrication experts have consistently produced premier, award-winning exhibit and media experiences that educate, captivate, and inspire.

Her career has firmly established her as a respected leader, innovator, and connector; actively involved in supporting and promoting the field through regional sponsorships of SEMC, AMM, and MAAM along with national level involvement for AAAM, AAM, and AASLH as well as service on the boards of the Kentucky Historical Society and the National Association of Museum Exhibition (NAME). Cynthia received an honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts from Indiana University.


Areas of Expertise
Strategic Planning
Exhibition Development & Design
Exhibition Fabrication

Indiana University

Community Involvement
Kentucky Historical Society Governing Board, First Vice-President
National Association of Museum Exhibition
Bourbon Women Board of Directors
Previously, Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana Board of Directors