A native New Yorker, Laura Anne began drawing at age three. Her preferred mediums are ink and graphite. Her pieces have been shown in more than 50 group exhibitions, and in a solo show of 60 works in SoHo. Laura Anne's work has been published in a number of online and print publications, including Raw Vision and Folk Art Messenger. A graduate of both Cornell University and the Bank Street College of Education, Laura Anne is a permanently certified, permanently licensed former teacher. She is currently a Crisis Intervention Team panelist, serving as a liaison between the police and people who are experiencing emotional distress. Says Laura Anne, "For any awards or honors I have received, I thank my muses - the cats that have graced my life."