Laura Braciale was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1983. She grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia and later Houston, Texas. Laura received a BFA from Cornell University in 2005 and an MFA in Painting from Rhode Island School of Design in 2007. Since graduating from RISD she has lived and worked in Houston and now New York. Laura’s work has been included in several group exhibitions in Providence, Philadelphia, and Houston. Her 2007 solo exhibition at CTRL Gallery in Houston was featured as a Critics’ Pick on Artforum.com. Visit Laura's website.