Internationally recognized, New York based Luba Lukova is regarded as one of the most distinctive image-makers working today. Whether by using an economy of line, color, and text to pinpoint essential themes of the human condition or to succinctly illustrate social commentary, her work is undeniably powerful and thought provoking. Lukova's solo exhibitions have been held at UNESCO (Paris, France), DDD Gallery (Osaka, Japan), La MaMa (New York, NY), Qbox Gallery (Athens, Greece), and The Art Institute of Boston. Her many awards include Grand Prix Savignac at the International Poster Salon (Paris, France), Golden Pencil Award at One Club (New York, NY), Honor Laureate at the International Poster Exhibition (Fort Collins, CO), and Gold Medal at the International Poster Biennial (Mexico City). She has received commissions from The New York Times, Time Magazine, Adobe Systems, Sony Music, Canon, Harvard University, the Cultural Ministry of France, and the War Resisters League. Her evocative theatre posters have graced numerous stage productions in the U.S. and Europe.
Lukova's work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, (New York,), Library of Congress (Washington, DC), Bibliotheque Nationale de France, and Centre de la Gravure et de l'Image imprime (La Louvière, Belgium). She is the author of Social Justice 2008, a critically acclaimed poster portfolio containing passionate visual reactions to many of the pressing issues of out time. Lukova holds an honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts from Lesley University, Cambridge, MA.