EDUCATION
Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA
School Of Visual Arts, New York, NY

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS

The South Street Gallery, Greenport, NY   2016-present
Trapani Gallery, Manhasset and Garden City, NY   2016-present

Reboli Art Center, Stony Brook, NY - 2017- present
The Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA - Charleston, SC
1997-2018


SOLO EXHIBITS
Amagansett Library,Amagansett, NY - 2018
Quogue Library Art Gallery, Quogue, NY - 2018

Gallery M, Greenport, NY- 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
Christopher Gallery, Stony Brook, NY- 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008
The Leap'n Lizard's Gallery, Bar Harbor, ME - 2002-2003
The Watermark Gallery, Greenport, NY - 2002

J&W Gallery, New Hope, PA- 1999, 2000
Gallery East, East Hampton, NY- 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999
John Christopher Gallery, Cold Spring Harbor, NY - 1992, 1994
H. Lee Dennison Building, Happauge, NY - 1989
Gallery On The Hill, Long Island Cultural Arts Center, Farmingville, NY - 1989
Cafe Americana, New York, NY - 1985
The Front, New York, NY - 1984
Rosebay Cafe,New York, NY - 1982-1986

 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS
Remsenberg Academy, Remsenberg, NY - 2018 
Montgomery Museum Of Art, Montgomery, AL - 2018
Reboli Art Center, "Birds In Art"  Stony Brook, NY - 2017
South Street Gallery, " From An Artist's Perspective" Greenport, NY - 2017
Setauket Artist's Exhibition, Neighborhood House, Setauket, NY - 2016, 2017, 2018
William Ris Gallery,  Jamesport, NY - 2016
Reboli Center "The Garden Wall", Stony Brook, NY - 2015

Gallery North, "Art Winners Circle", Setauket, NY- 2009, 2011, 2012
Gallery North, "Local Color", Setauket, NY- 1989-2004, 2012
Gallery North, "Holiday Show", Setauket, NY- 1990-2004, 2013-2015
Principle Gallery, "Artist's Choice", Alexandria, VA- 2003
Principle Gallery, "Works On Paper", Alexandria, VA- 1999, 2000
International Colored Pencil Society of America, Juried Exhibition, Arlington, VA- 1998
Stony Brook Museums "Christmas Show", Stony Brook, NY -  1994 -2001

International Colored Pencil Society of America, Juried Exhibition, San Diego, CA- 1996
International Colored Pencil Society of America, Juried Exhibition, Cleveland, OH- 1995
Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA- 1995
Bixler Gallery, "One On One" Stroudsburg, PA - 1995

West Harbor Gallery, Oyster Bay, NY- 1994, 1995
Old Field Club "Retrospective" with Dominick DiLorenzo, Stony Brook, NY- 1994
Hampton Square Gallery, Westhampton Beach, NY- 1992
Temperance Hall, Bellport, NY- 1989, 1991
Saxon Gallery, Southampton, NY- 1990
Country Art Gallery, Locust Valley, NY- 1990
Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY- 1989
Mills Pond House, St. James, NY- 1988
Benton Gallery, "Women Artists", New York, NY - 1984

 
BOOK PUBLICATIONS
"Flyaway" by Suzie Gilbert, Harper Collins, Illustrations by Laura Westlake- 2009
The Best of Colored Pencil, Volume 5, Rockport Publishers- 1999
The Best of Colored Pencil 4, Rockport Publishers- 1997
The Best of Colored Pencil 3, Rockport Publishers- 1996
Creative Colored Pencil Landscape, Rockport Publishers- 1996
Creative Colored Pencil, Rockport Publishers- 1995
"Barbie, The Missing Wedding Dress",  (Illustrations) Western Publications- 1984
"Barbie's Diary",  (Illustrations) Western Publications- 1983
 
MAGAZINE PUBLICATIONS/ARTICLES & REVIEWS
American Art Collector  "Artist's Focus" -  September 2016
American Art Collector  "Wildlife Art" -  May 2017
Colored Pencil Magazine, Featured artist - July 2012
Dan's Papers, cover art & review "Honoring the Artist",
East Hampton, NY - 1998 & 2006
The Village Times Herald,Stony Brook, NY  "The Art Of Laura Westlake" - 1/1/05
The Suffolk Times "Her Avian Artistry" -  11/11/04
NY Times, art review by Helen Harrison - 12/24/95
NY Times, art review by Helen Harrison - 12/15/91
NY Times, art review by Helen Harrison -  9/3/89
The Three Village Herald, Stony Brook, NY "The Color Of Life" - 8/9/89



COLLECTIONS
Stony Brook Medical Center,  Stony Brook, NY
Eastern Long Island Hospital, Greenport, NY
J. T. Mather Memorial Hospital, Port Jefferson, NY
Oyster Ponds Historical Society, Orient, NY
Amagansett Library, Amagansett, NY



COMMERCIAL ILLUSTRATION (1979-1992)
Art Institute of Chicago
CBS
Clairol
Dell Publishing
Franklin Mint
Reader's Digest
TV Guide
Oscar de la Renta
Revlon
Hertz
Heinz

Vidal Sassoon
Western Publications
Harper Collins
Mulberry
Oneida
Sassoon Jeans
Macy's
Multibank Financial Corperation

TEACHING: COLOR PENCIL WORKSHOPS (1986-2017)
Art League Of Long Island, Dix Hills, NY - 2013-2017
East End Arts Council, Riverhead, NY - 2013-2017
Gallery North, Setauket, NY - 2012- 2017
Suffolk County Historical Museum, Riverhead, NY - 2013
Oysterponds Historical Society, Orient, NY - 2010-2102
Sayville High School Adult Education, Sayville, NY - 1998-1999
Judy Collister Studio, Stony Brook, NY -  1993-1998
Studio 703,  Port Jefferson, NY - 1986-1989

AWARDS
Honorable Mention - Setauket Artist's Exhibtion,
Setauket, NY - 2018
Honorable Mention - Gallery North Outdoor Show,
Setauket, NY - 2009
2nd Prize Drawing & Pastels - Gallery North Outdoor Show, Setauket, NY - 2008
1st Prize Drawing & Pastels - Gallery North Outdoor Show, Setauket, NY - 2003
Award Of Distinction - Rockport Publishers, "The Best Of Color Pencil 4" - 1997
1st Prize Drawing & Pastels - Gallery North Outdoor Show, Setauket, NY - 1996
2nd Prize Graphics - Gallery North Outdoor Show, Setauket, NY - 1995
2nd Prize Drawing & Pastels - Gallery North Outdoor Show, Setauket, NY - 1994
1st Prize Drawing - North Shore Art Guild, Miller Place, NY - 1992
1st Prize Graphics - Huntington Outdoor Show, Huntington, NY - 1992
1st Prize Drawing & Pastels - Gallery North Outdoor Show, Setauket, NY - 1991
1st Prize Graphics - Sayville Outdoor Show, Sayville,  NY- 1990
2nd Prize Drawing & Pastels - Gallery North Outdoor Show, Setauket, NY - 1989

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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