About

About

Laura is a Canadian artist, originally from Northwestern Ontario, currently lives and works in Vancouver. Her practice involves a mixed material approach to painting and considers questions around motherhood and labour. She is currently participating in an Artist Residency in Motherhood and is the recipient of a 2021 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant. Laura has a BFA from the Alberta University of the Art, a BEd in Art Education from Mount Saint Vincent University and a MATS from Regent College. She has exhibited in both Canada and the US, recently exhibiting at Kings University in Edmonton, AB. Laura has attended residencies at Anderson Ranch in Aspen, CO, Whale and Star studio in Miami, FL.

Education

2011 Regent College, MATS
2005 NSCAD University/ Mount Saint Vincent University,
BEd (Art Education)
2001 Alberta University of the Arts, BFA
1999 Glasgow School of Art, Exchange Program

Solo Exhibitions

2019 The Day of Small Things, King’s University Gallery, Edmonton,
AB
2011 Accumulations and Erasures, Dal Schindell Gallery, Vancouver,
BC
2000 Autobody, Marion Nichol Gallery, Calgary, AB

Group Exhibitions

2021 Hedges and Houses and Mothers and Children, I Like Your Work,
online exhibit curated by Pennylane Shen
2020 Everything is Different Now, Stay Home Gallery, Paris, TN
2014 Crucis, Regent Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2012 Semblance, Truck Gallery, Mission, BC
2010 Project 180, The Boulevard, Vancouver, BC
2010 Wax, Small Rituals, Whiterock, BC
2009 SPF 0, Brow Gallery at Emily Carr University, Vancouver, BC
2008 Till We Have Faces, Regent College, Vancouver, BC
2008 Winter Show, Nadine’s Fine Art, Vernon, BC
2005 Art Teachers Make Art, Anna Leonowns Gallery, Halifax, NS
2005 Wandering Eye, Eye Level Gallery Halifax, NS
2004 StoneSoup, All Nations CRC, Halifax, NS
2001 Collective Works, Artspace, Calgary, AB
2001 BFA Grad Show, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, AB
2000 Stuffed, 151 Space at ACAD, Calgary, AB

Honours and Grants

2021 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
2011 Whale and Star Artist Residency Workshop with Enrique
Martinez Celaya, Daniel Siedell and Gean Moreno, Miami, FL.
2011 Anderson Ranch January Studio Intensive, Snowmass, CO
2000 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travel Grant
2000 Delwyn Darling Memorial Scholarship (Alberta College of Art)


Curatorial Projects

2011 Sand and Polish, The Moat Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2010 Project 180, The Boulevard, Vancouver, BC

Selected Bibliography and Publications

Buteyn, Kaylan and Pam Marlene Taylor. “Stay Home” Stay Home Gallery, 2020
Gorman, Sarah. “Ruminate magazine Review”, Newpages.com, posted October 20, 2011 Ruminate Magazine
This Great Society is Going Smash, Online Journal, Featured Artist.
May 2011
Ruminate Magazine, Featured Artist. Summer 2011
ACAD Grad Show catalogue, 2001