Heidi Lanino is a figurative abstract painter with a strong base in gestural drawing influenced by the transformative nature of movement. 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; Chris Davidson Gallery Newburgh, NY; Gibbs Museum, Charleston, SC; Mindy Ross Gallery, Newburgh, NY; Storm King Tavern, Cornwall, NY; Albert Wisner Library Sculpture Park, Warwick, NY, and The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn, NY; Los Angeles, CA. Her artistic practice includes drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, teaching and community installations. She lives and works in the Hudson Valley with her husband and two sons.