(b. 1986, USA)

EDUCATION

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

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

  • Real Housewives Pointing Fingers: A Solo Exhibition by Laura Collins, THNK1994 Museum, New York, NY, October 2017
  • Popculturediedin2009: The Exhibition (Nicole Richie's BBQ), THNK1994 Museum, New York, NY, July 2017

RECENT EXHIBITIONS

  • 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

PAST EXHIBITIONS

  • 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
  • Coming Home, Curated by Spudnik Press, Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, Chicago, IL, 2011
  • 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 
  • Family, Coalition Gallery, School of Art+Design, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, 2006
  • Anything But Art, Coalition Gallery, School of Art+Design, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, 2006
  • Towards Emptiness, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL, 2006

RELATED EXPERIENCE

20172014  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