(b. 1986, USA)


2015 Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies, DePaul University
2013 Master of Arts in New Media Studies, DePaul University
2008 Bachelor of Fine & Applied Arts in Painting, University of Illinois School of Art + Design
2003 Early College Program, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago


  • Real Housewives Pointing Fingers by Laura Collins, THNK1994 Museum, New York, NY, thru November 12th 2017
  • Solo Exhibition by Laura Collins, Nightlight Studios, Chicago, IL, thru December 15th 2017



  • Nicole Richie's BBQ, THNK1994 Museum, New York, NY, 2017
  • A Celebration of Kim Cattrall, THNK1994 Museum, New York, NY, 2017
  • A Juxtaposition of Spring, Soho House, Chicago, IL, 2017
  • Nasty Women Art Chicago, Moonlight Studios, Chicago, IL 2017
  • Making Visible, Awakenings Foundation, Chicago, IL 2017
  • The Olsen Twins Hiding From The Paparazzi by Laura Collins, THNK1994 Museum, New York, NY, 2016


  • Illinois Art Educator Exhibition, University of St. Francis Art Gallery, Joliet, IL, 2015
  • Who's Afraid of Feminism, Woman's Caucus for Art, New York, NY, 2015
  • The Mark on the Wall, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA, 2015
  • The Light Inside the Bell Jar, Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA, 2015
  • Voices, National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY, 2015
  • Widening The Cycle, Suffolk University, Boston, MA, 2015
  • Prism Walls, Loyola University Newhart Promenade, Chicago, IL, 2015
  • The "F" Word: Feminism Now, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2014
  • The Wide Open, Roman Susan Annex, Chicago, IL, 2014
  • Laura Collins Solo Exhibition, Gallery 2622, Milwaukee, WI, 2014
  • Collage Exhibition, (SCENE) Metrospace, East Lansing, MI, 2014
  • FemInArtScene, Carlton Studios, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 2014
  • SKIN, The Gallery On The Corner, London, UK, 2014
  • Wastelands, 313 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, 2014
  • Yoko Ono Fan Club, University of Buffalo Visual Studies Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 2014
  • Human Rights? Ex Convento Dei Francescani Neri, Specchia, Italy, 2013
  • Exoskeleton, The B.S. Gallery, 220 W. Benton St. Iowa City, IA related press, 2010
  • BFA Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum University of Illinois at Champaign, IL 2008 
  • Towards Emptiness, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL, 2006


2014  Creative Sabbatical, Ragdale Artists’ Community, Lake Forest, IL
2013  Digitization of Collage Art, Digital Archives Symposium, Lecturer, DePaul Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
2006 Call, Performance by artist Thomas Albrecht, Audio Crew, Urbana, IL
2005  Balance and Power: Performance and Surveillance in Video Art, Installation Crew, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL