Born in Brooklyn, New York, Laura Waller received her undergraduate and master's degrees from Newcomb College and Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Concurrent with her studies in sociology, psychology and social work, she developed a passion for art and art history.
After an eleven year career as a professional therapist, Laura Waller became a certified financial planner and founder of the successful Waller & Wax Advisors firm in Tampa, FL. Throughout her thirty year career in finance, she continued to paint and study independently with a number of prestigious artists in Arizona, Florida and Maine. Waller was selected in 2013, 2014 and again for 2015, for artist residencies at the Vermont Studio Center.
Dividing her schedule between her two studios in Maine and Florida, Laura Waller paints full time and is currently working on her series, Port of Tampa Bay, which was featured in a 2015 solo exhibition at the Clayton Galleries, Tampa, FL. Her award-winning work is collected by individuals and corporations nationwide. A solo exhibition of the latest of Laura Waller's Port Tampa Bay Series will open January 2017 at Clayton Galleries in Tampa Florida.
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