“Creating relationships with lost and found form, edges, texture, and my subject’s unique beauty is birthed.”

Laurie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, from Lesley College in Cambridge, MA. After graduating, Laurie had numerous career paths until finally committing to her life as an artist.  She apprenticed four years with figurative painter Ron Hicks and took numerous workshops with Kim English and other accomplished painters to further develop her painting skills. Laurie taught “The Art of Seeing in Oils” from 2008 to 2014 while living in Greensboro, Georgia, and has since moved to Hendersonville, NC where she paints full time. Laurie has been published in American Art Collector, The Atlantan Magazine, and Southern Distinction Magazine. She has received numerous awards for both painting and sculpture over the years.