Amy Meza Luraschi is an Artist and Educator from Buffalo, New York. She works primarily in photography and craft media. Recently adding window merchandizing to her experience, Luraschi has designed several windows for Zillycakes in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village.

Luraschi has an extensive background in Art education. Originally trained as an artist, she received her BFA from the University at Buffalo and did graduate work at the University of Illinois. She received her MAT in Interdisciplinary Art Education from Columbia College in Chicago in 2005.

Luraschi is a certified Visual Art teacher. She has worked as Lead Teaching Artist for CEPA Gallery’s education program and was the original teaching artist for Picturing Poetry, one of their signature Writing With Light programs. She has also taught Studio Art and Photography in various Buffalo and Chicago Public Schools, and served as adjunct faculty at Niagara University and the University at Buffalo. Her goal as an educator is to empower her students through the Arts and help them nurture a unique voice to express themselves.