Lives and works between Costa Rica and Miami. In 1998 she graduated with a B.S. in Architecture from the Universidad Autonoma de Centro America in San Jose, Costa Rica. Twelve years later she received a Photography Associate of Science Degree from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. As an architect she worked on many projects before finally founding her own firm, Joan Lukowiecky Architecture and Interior Design, in San Jose, which she directed from 1999 to 2009. In 2011 she had two solo shows in Costa Rica: one at the VIP Lounge of the Juan Santamaria International Airport, the other at Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort in Herradura. Within a year of these first shows, she was honored with the Gold Award at the 2012 Show Artist Exhibition in Santiago, Chile. The following year she exhibited as a Winning Artist at Art Takes Time Square in New York. She has participated in many group shows in Costa Rica, Chile and the United States, including the esteemed WWAB a the Red Dot Art Fair. Next year her work will be published in International Masters of Photography – Volume 2 by World Wide Art Books Inc., based out of Santa Barbara, California. From 2009 to present she has worked at Joan Lukowiecky Photography (Commercial and Fine Art) in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida.