Laura graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 2006 and received her BFA in drawing and painting. She has completed numerous commissions and has been featured in various juried art shows in the Greater Toronto Area and Osaka, Japan (where she lived for four years). After living in Japan and completing her MA in Applied Linguistics, she lived in Sydney for year while teaching Academic English and extra-curricular art classes. Some of her other art related jobs included working as a live caricature artist and as a studio enhancer at a high-end art reproduction company. She has been featured in several online art blogs including Juxtapoz and Illustration Friday, and is currently one of the featured illustrators in 3 x 3's New Talent online gallery. She works at one of the Akin Collective studio locations in downtown Toronto, and has recently been added to the roster of artists for the PATCH project (a group of artists commissioned to do public artwork for the city of Toronto).