page laughlin was born and raised in richmond va. she received her undergraduate degree from the university of virginia where she was an echols scholar, phi beta kappa and a member of psi chi national honor society. her graduate degree is from the rhode island school of design where she received a mfa in painting in 1985. she has exhibited in galleries across the country and her paintings are in numerous private and public collections including secca, the north carolina museum of art, the mint museum, nexus, and the virginia museum of art. in 2007, she was awarded a north carolina art council fellowship, and she was a nominee for usa artist fellowship. currently, her painting "mirror, mirror," is on exhibit in the permanent collection of the north carolina museum of art in their new west building. page laughlin lives, works,and paints in winston-salem, nc, where she is professor of art and a reinsch pierce faculty fellow at wake forest university.