Laura was born in Philadelphia USA and came to Britain in 1980. She has attended art college since she was a child. These were at a university level and included the Tyler School of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art school for young people, the Moore College of Art, Cheltenham Art Centre and the Lighthouse summer courses.
After coming to the UK, she attended Goldsmiths College School of Art (new Cross site) and then City and Guilds Art School.
She has had a series of one-person exhibitions, based round themes and current obsessions, alongside continuing observation work. She is always working and always thinking about work.
She does commissions from time to time, of portraits and miscellaneous subjects in charcoal and paint.