Laine was born in Birmingham, Alabama. She studied drawing at Pacific Northwest College of Art and sculpture at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. Her drawings, books, paintings, and scrolls have been shown in San Francisco, Santa Fe, Sonoma, New York, and Northern California— most recently at Sonoma Valley Museum, SFAC San Francisco, and Jules Maeght Gallery. Her work is currently at Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, and Gallery Lulo in Healdsburg, California.