Lori Larusso earned her BFA from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, with a minor in Women’s Studies, and her MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art’s graduate interdisciplinary program, the Mount Royal School of Art.

Recent awards include a Visual Artist Fellowship from the MacDowell Colony, the Kentucky Arts Council’s Al Smith Fellowship, a Milton and Sally Avery Fellowship, the James Rosenquist Artist In Residence at North Dakota State University, and a residency at the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts.

Lori maintains a solid studio practice, exhibiting her work nationally and internationally, and has participated in several residency programs across the US.