Laura, originally from the Hudson Valley, moved to NYC to pursue her passion for drawing at the School of Visual Arts. After graduating with a BFA in illustration, she has enjoyed incorporating art into her everyday life and work with children. Laura believes art is for everyone and she is glad to be a part of The Paint Place community, helping make art accessible and fun!
Favorite Artists – Alphonse Mucha, Edmund Dulac, Arthur Rackham
Favorite Painting to View – Graziella by Jules-Joseph Lefebvre
Favorite Painting to Instruct – Day of the Dead Sugar Skull
Favorite Music for Painting – Florence + the Machine, Bastille, Of Monsters and Men
Hobbies – Reading, drawing, painting, and reading even more
Fun Fact – Laura is a certified black belt in Tae Kwon Do!