Laine was born in 1981 in Birmingham, Alabama, and grew up in the Pacific Northwest. She studied drawing at PNCA in Portland Oregon, and earned her BFA while attending Pratt Institute in both Brooklyn New York and Lucca Italy. She currently lives in Northern California.
Laine works in a wide variety of media including oil painting, watercolor, drawing, collage, scroll painting, artists books & animation, fabric & quilting, life study, sculpture, storytelling & children's literature. Her work has been shown in group and solo exhibitions in San Francisco, Costa Rica, New York, Santa Fe, and Sonoma — more recently at Gallery Lulo, SFAC, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Jules Maeght Gallery, and Fouladi Projects.

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Born 1981, Birmingham Alabama, currently lives in Northern California

2003  BFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn New York/ Lucca Italy
1998   Drawing, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland Oregon

Selected Exhibitions
2018  Gallery Lulo, Healdsburg, CA, Animal Animal Animal!
2018  Gallery Lulo, Healdsburg, CA, Unraveling Alexanders Band
2015  Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, CA, At Mount Meru
2015 The Slaughterhouse, Healdsburg, CA, The Battle of Mara
2015 Jeff Alan Gard Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Mise-en-scenes
2013 Perdita Productions, Geyserville, CA, Out Come the Divs!
2012 Sonoma Academy, Santa Rosa, CA, Children's Literature
2010 Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, New Paintings

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017  Sonoma Valley Museum, Sonoma, CA, Pairings
2017  SFAC, San Francisco, CA, Not Alone: Exploring Bonds Between and with Members of the Armed Forces
2016 Jules Maeght Gallery, Into the Woods
2016  Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, CA, Sunny
2015  Berkeley Arts Center, Berkely, CA, Here!
2011   Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, CA, Tramaine De Senna, Laine Justice & Andrew Sofie
2006 Hang Art, San Francisco, CA, Wish

Press / Bibliography
2018 Luxe San Francisco May / June
2017 Hyperallergic Feb
2017 Sonoma Magazine Dec
2016 San Francisco Chronicle Aug
2016 SFGate Jan
2015 San Francisco Magazine Oct
2015 Hoodline Oct
2011  Petals and Bones
2010 New American Paintings Studio Visit v 10
2010 The Bohemian, Jan

Awards, Invitations
2017 Chalk Hill Residency Invitee
2011  Visitor, AICAD's NY Studio DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York
2010 Community Foundation Sonoma Emerging Artist
2001 Gelman Travel and Study Grant for Art and Design Award
2000 Buckley Endowed Grant for Scholastic Achievement