Laura Adams, born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, currently resides as a working artist in the Philadelphia area. She received her Certificate in Painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. Laura has participated in many group exhibitions, both locally and nationally, and she had her first solo show at Artists’ House Gallery in Philadelphia in June of 2012. She has also received a number of prestigious awards, such as the Richard C. Von Hess Memorial Scholarship and Travel Award and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant. She currently maintains a studio practice at her home in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania.