Adeline Lulo was born in Washington Heights, New York and raised in the Bronx. Her upbringing as a child spending summers in the Dominican Republic inspired her to photograph her motherland as well as her community in the Heights. She earned a BFA from Parsons School of Design and was selected for The New York Times Portfolio Review. Lulo was the recipient of the En Foco Photography Fellowship and William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship. Her work has also been recognized by Latin American Fotografia.