Faculty & Staff
Luanne Witkowski, MA
Part-time Instructor, Critical and Creative Thinking, College of Advancing and Professional Studies Communication Design Studio Manager, Massachusetts College of Art
Areas of Expertise
Environmental and Studio Art, Social Practice, and Inspiring Change Through Wholistic Practice, Creative Thinking and Sustainability Education
MA, Critical and Creative Thinking, University of Massachusetts Boston
Luanne E Witkowski has taught Creative Thinking in the Critical & Creative Thinking (CCT) graduate program at the University of Massachusetts Boston since 2008, and is co- designer and faculty leader of the international travel course Nepal: Art in Social Practice at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She is founder, director, and curator of the Efka Project, and the author and designer of "Basic Training: a holistic approach to the studio experience" & "BASIC TRAINING: Inspiring institutional change in higher education in the fine and professional arts through wholistic practice and sustainability education". Her Basic Training for Artists and Creative People Workshops are offered in collaboration with public and private institutions and by individual consultation.
Witkowski is an American artist working in a wide range of media and reflective and social practice, mainly in Boston, Wellfleet + Provincetown, MA and coastal Maine. She has works in collections throughout the United States and abroad and is a member of the Kingston Gallery, Boston and represented by Hutson Gallery and AMP Gallery, Provincetown, MA. Witkowski exhibits regularly and produces environmental and site-specific installations as well as studio work. She is a member of several artist organizations including the United South End Artists, Mission Hill Artist Collective, and the Provincetown Art Association and Museum.
In addition to her studio practice, she is the Communication Design Studio Manager at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and is an internet entrepreneur and business owner.
Witkowski received her BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and her MA in Critical and Creative Thinking from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Additional studies: Lesley College, Harvard University Art Museums.
Honors include: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Lifetime Achievement in Art & Commerce Commendation.