I make paintings that straddle reality and illusion. They meditate upon and meander through the physicality of the painting as object and the pictorial flatness of its painted space. The inclusion of everyday objects initiates a perceptual shift wherein the familiar becomes uncanny and the unfamiliar, known.
b. 1983, Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
Laura received an MFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2007and a BFA from Cornell University in 2005. Her work has been included in several group exhibitions in Brooklyn, Providence, Philadelphia, and Houston. Her 2007 solo exhibition at CTRL Gallery in Houston was featured as a Critics’ Pick on Artforum.com. She was a resident of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace program in 2008–2009. She is in the 2010 cycle of the Bronx Museum’s AIM program.