Maria Łuszczkiewicz-Jastrzębska was born in 1929, she lives and works in Warsaw. She received a diploma from the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts in 1954 at the Faculty of Graphics in the studio of prof. T. Kulisiewicz. She was a scholarship holder of the Italian Government (1967) and the Mexican Government (1974-1975). For 10 years, as a member of the commission of experts, she participated in the deliberations at the Ministry of Culture and Art. She also participated as a juror in the selection of works for Polish exhibitions and the international Graphic Biennale in Krakow (1976).