Louis Frisino is Deaf Commercial Creative Artist.
Deaf since birth in 1934, Frisino grew up with a love for art. He attended the Maryland School for the Deaf in Frederick, MD, until his graduation in 1953. After graduation, he attended the Maryland Institute College of Art. From there, he went on to work as a commercial artist at the News American and also made his reputation in the Deaf community. He won many awards for his ducks, waterfowl, salmon, and trout stamps from 1970 to 1990.
Louis Frisino works from photographs on special orders to capture the uniqueness of a personal pet. He is retired from the News American, where he was employed as a commercial artist for 25 years. He is now a full time artist at home with his wife Elaine, and the youngest of their three children. A sketch of Louis Frisino’s life is included in Deaf Heritage: A Narrative History of Deaf America.