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Lisa Folino

March 5, 1958

Northridge, CA



CEO/Founder— Oceans in Focus 2015— Present

OIF is a Non-Profit using photography, film, video, and sound to educate our youth about the problems we face today with our oceans. Development of education programs and films to be implemented in schools around the world, teaching children to be active participants for positive change for our planet.



Experience using all film and digital formats

35mm format

Medium format

Large Format View Cameras:  4X5, 8X10, 12X20

Polaroid and miscellaneous 19th century  cameras.



Orange Coast College Costa Mesa, CA 1999-2002 Courses: Photography

The Berklee School of Music Boston, MA 1982-1984 Courses: Performance, Arrangement

UC Berkeley Berkeley, CA 1980-1982 Courses: Music, Jazz Theory

Sonoma State University Rohnert Park, CA 1976-1980 Courses: Art, Music



2017 GAA Palazzo Mora Group Show Venice, Italy

2010 Mnemosyne Gallery Two-Person Show Santorini, Greece

2006 The Peninsula Museum of Art Group Show Belmont, CA

2006 Etherton Gallery 3 person Show Tucson, AZ

2006 Art of Photography Show Group Show San Diego, CA

2000 Robert&Mary Montgomery Art Group Show Palm Beach, FL

2000 Bienale D'arte Fotographica Group Show Florence, Italy



2017 Crossing Borders:  GAA

2014 Black & White Magazine Special Issue August 2014

2010 The Julia Margaret Cameron Book and award, curators: Mary Ellen Mark and Carol McCusker

2007 Antilipseis Issue #9 Athens, Greece

2006 Black & White Magazine, June Issue

2005 "Creative Vision", by Jeremy Webb AVA Publishers



2014 IPA/Lucie Awards Honorable mention Fine art 

2012 Palm Springs Photography Festival Slide Show Finalist

2011 WPO Sony Awards 2nd Edition Black&Whire Competition, Publication and Honorable mention

2010 The Julia Margaret Cameron Competition and Publication in the Book

2008 IPA/Lucie Awards, Fine Art Honorable mention

2007 IPA/Lucie Awards, Fine Art Honorable mention

2007 Photography Now 100 Porfolios, Wright State University, Dayton OH

2005 IPA/Lucie Awards, Fine Art Still life First Place

2004 IPA/Lucie Awards, Fine Art Still Life Third PLace

1999 The Santa Fe Project Competition, Director's Award



The Museum of Fine Arts Houston Texas

The Harry Ransom Center, Austin, Texas

The Center for Photography Woodstock, Woodstock, New York



2016 Elysium: Artists for the Arctic

2917 Alaska/Greenland: Proof of concept film for "Disappearing Ice"