Originally from New York, Laurie now lives in West Virginia. She has been painting watercolors for the last 23 years. Laurie continues to experiment with new techniques in watercolor and watercolor/acrylic. She has exhibited her work in the U.S., Japan, Turkey, Greece, Canada and China. She is much sought-after workshop instructor and exhibition juror. Her works focus on cityscapes, portraits and still life. She has been published in The Splash Series, Watercolor Artist Magazine and Art of Watercolour Magazine and in 2017 her work earned the High Winds Medal Award at the 150th anniversary of the American Watercolor Society Exhibition.