Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo received her BFA from California College of the Arts. She has had solo exhibitions at Lago Projects and E.M. Wolfman (Oakland, CA) and Bolivar Gallery in Los Angeles. Her work has been included in exhibitions and performances at Betti Ono Gallery, Root Division, Deli Gallery, Southern Exposure, SFMOMA, Kala Art Institute, Osaka Art University and the Berkeley Art Museum. Lukaza was a Yozo Hamaguchi fellow at Kala Art institute in 2015 and has been a visiting artist at the College of Design, Architecture, Art Practice at University of Cincinnati, New York University, and California College of the Arts. Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo is also the co-founder and lead-curator at Nook Gallery, a gallery located in her home kitchen.