People

Myra joined Lutsko Associates in 2018. Prior to her design career, she worked as a museum preparator, a content marketer, and as a native plant salesperson and broker. Her inspirations include the numerous microclimates along the West Coast, the forests and lakes of the Upper Midwest, artists Richard Diebenkorn, Richard Stella, and Land Art. In her spare time, Myra goes outside, moves around, and draws.

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, UC Berkeley | 2017
Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University | 2011

Professional Experience

Lutsko Associates, San Francisco, CA, Landscape Designer | 2018 – present
MSLA, Berkeley, CA, Landscape Designer | 2017-2018
Rana Creek Design, Monterey, CA | 2013-2014

Teaching Experience

Graduate Student Instructor: Undergraduate Studio | Spring 2017
Graduate Student Instructor: Introduction to Environmental Design | Summer 2016
Graduate Student Instructor: Digital Drawing | Fall 2015

Awards and Publications

American Society of Landscape Architects, Northern California Chapter: Graduate Honor Award | 2017
UC Berkeley: Geraldine Knight Scott Traveling Fellowship, “A Tour of Europe’s Ancient and Modern Cemeteries as Inspiration for New American Models” | 2017
UC Berkeley: CLASS Fund Landscape Architecture Award | 2017
UC Berkeley: Thomas Church Design Competition, 3rd place. | 2017
UC Berkeley: Thomas Church Design Competition, 3rd place. | 2017
UC Berkeley: Nagasaki Design Workshop in Nagasaki, Japan | 2016
UC Berkeley: Circus Competition, Special Recognition | 2016
UC Berkeley: University Fellowship | 2014
Monterey Peninsula College: Garden Club Scholarship | 2013
Stanford University: Phi Beta Kappa | 2011