Laurel has been engaged in artistic pursuits for much of her life. Following high school she attended the Nova Scotia College of Art for two years. After many years away she returned to Nova Scotia and with three other local artists shows her work at the Quartet Gallery in Lunenburg.
Her work has been selected for juried shows at Art Sales and Rental in Halifax, Swoon Gallery and the Lunenburg Art Gallery.
She has shown her work at various locations including Trellis Cafe, Shoreline Gallery, Jack's Gallery and the Lunenburg Art Gallery as well as Visual Arts Nova Scotia shows. Her paintings and prints have found a home in many parts of the world.
Her style is always evolving, but her subject-matter is often landscape and gardens. She is currently working in oils and acrylic.