Laura received her training in the University of Washington’s Natural Science Illustration Certificate program and came to the Lab through her passion for scientific illustration and her interest in contributing her skills as an illustrator to educational outreach programs. For her project, she created a game board and game pieces for a BirdSleuth K-12 activity to teach children about the effects of human impacts on habitat.
After leaving the Lab, Laura participated in the School of Visual Art’s summer residency program in Illustration and Visual Storytelling in New York, NY. She worked as an Assistant Illustration Editor at Juxtapoz Magazine and has exhibited in Seattle, Tucson, New York City, Italy, and New Zealand. Her work has appeared in Creative Quarterly Magazine, In These Times, and Juxtapoz Magazine. She is a former resident artist at Creative Gateways in Sedona, AZ and Lost Spirits Distillery in Los Angeles, CA. Laura is currently working as a freelance illustrator in Flagstaff, AZ.