Lisa Stancati (b.1959, Queens, New York) holds a BFA in Photography from the State University of New York College at Purchase where she studied with Jan Groover, Jed Devine and Victor Schrager. She is currently a High School photography teacher. She received a Guggenheim Fellowship in photography in 1994.  Her work has been included in exhibitions and published in magazines. She is in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum and the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego.