Luke William Achterberg grew up in the Fox River Valley Region of Wisconsin; the Grandson of welders and the Son/Nephew of automotive customizers and painters. His undergraduate study focused on fine art, psychology, and philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Fueling his metal knowledge, Luke then decided to obtain a Welding Technical Diploma from Western Technical College in La Crosse. This led him to become a certified welder at a custom job shop for a year before attending graduate school at the University of Kentucky and completing his Master of Fine Art.
Becoming an artist
Concepts that drive Luke's artwork
Luke talks about how some instances in his life have affected his work
Luke talks about the differences in intentions between his wall art and sculptural art.