Laura is a painter living in Auckland, New Zealand. She graduated in 2005 with a first-class MA in Sociology from the University of Auckland and has exhibited work in Australia and throughout New Zealand since her first exhibition in Melbourne at The Kreisler Gallery in 2013. Since then Laura has undertaken eight solo shows and nine group shows: exhibiting at Black Asterisk Gallery, Auckland, Weasel Gallery, Hamilton, Corban Art Estate, Auckland, Lesley Kreisler Gallery, New Plymouth, The Artists Room, Dunedin, Art Ache, Golden Dawn, Auckland and Wassaic Project, New York. Her works have been purchased by The Wallace Arts Trust and by several notable New Zealand and international private collections. Most recently Laura attended a month-long artist residency, October 2018 at ChaNorth in New York’s Hudson Valley, was highly commended in the 2019 Craigs Aspiring Art Prize, is a finalist in 2019 New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award and been accepted to be part of the 2019 Wassaic Project Summer Exhibition in Upstate New York.