Laura was born and raised in New York State, having spent most of her adult life in the Syracuse, NY area. Although trained in the arts as an undergraduate, she was never able to seriously pursue her interests in art until her retirement and subsequent move to Connecticut.
Laura is an Artist Member at the Arts Center East in Vernon, and the Manchester Art Association. She is a Board Member of the Stafford Arts Society. She recently became a member of the Connecticut Pastel Society.
Laura has had her work exhibited in both member and juried shows at the Slater Museum in Norwich, the Arts Center East in Vernon, Arts of Tolland, Manchester Town Hall, Stafford Library and Southington Community Cultural Arts Center.
In August of 2018 she had a show of her own work featuring 33 pastels exhibited at the Stafford Coffee Company.