People

Jennifer is from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina where she internalized a deep appreciation of natural systems and the built environment. It was this experience that attracted her to landscape architecture. She shares the firm’s artistic sensibility and keen interest in materials and craftsmanship. Drawn to California’s diverse landscapes and culture, Jennifer relocated to the Bay Area in 2015 and joined Lutsko Associates in 2018. Outside the office, she enjoys in painting, ceramics and exploring the outdoors.

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Virginia | 2015
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, Appalachian State University | 2008
Bachelor of Science in Arts Management, Appalachian State University | 2008

Professional Experience

Lutsko Associates, San Francisco, CA, Landscape Designer | 2018 – present
MSLA, Berkeley, CA, Landscape Designer | 2015-2018
PWP Landscape Architecture, Berkeley, CA | 2014

Teaching Experience

Graduate Student Instructor, University of Virginia| 2013-2015

Awards and Publications

ASLA Student National Honor Award, Analysis and Planning Category Collaboration, ‘Fallow Ground | Future City’ | 2015
ALSA Student Merit Award, University of Virginia | 2015
What’s Out There, Virginia, The Cultural Landscape Foundation| 2013
Kenneth R. Higgins Fellowship in Landscape Architecture, University of Virginia | 2012