Heidi Lanino was born in New York and raised on the south shore of Long Island. As one of four recipients of a full-tuition merit scholarship, Lanino studied drawing and painting at Pratt Institute. For several years she worked as an art director for L’Oréal. She is also a passionate educator of the arts, who understands the importance of bringing art and the creative process to young people and the community at large.
Lanino’s work has been exhibited in numerous group and solo exhibitions including Flatiron Prow Art Space, New York, NY; A.I.R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, NJ; Mindy Ross Gallery, Newburgh, NY: Storm King Tavern, Cornwall, NY; Chris Davidson Gallery Newburgh, NY; Gibbs Museum, Charleston, SC; and Albert Wisner Library Sculpture Park, Warwick, NY.
Her work is included in several public and private and corporate collections including HBO, The Carlyle Hotel, NY; Orange County Trust, White Plains, NY; Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown NY; Thang Long TLE Group, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam; Hotel Avalon, Beverly Hills, LA and The Hyatt Regency in FL and KT.