Born Toronto. Lives and works in Peterborough, ON


2016            The Angle of the Sun's Rays, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa ON

2015            What Light Is This?, The Bakery, Vancouver BC

2015            Lumen, Monastiraki, Montreal QC

2015            Curtains, Pszczonak Contemporary Projects, Western University, London, ON

2014            Afterglow, Evans Contemporary, Peterborough ON

2012            Recent Paintings, Westwind Gallery, Gibsons BC

2009           Traces of Traces, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph ON


2016            Moonflowers, Blink for Artsweek Peterborough, Peterborough ON

2016            50/50, Artspace, Peterborough, ON

2014            Collective Vision, Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Peterborough, ON

2013            Traces, Lake Country Art Gallery, Lake Country, BC

2009            1:15, Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto ON

2007            Thanksgiving, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton NY



2009             University of Guelph – Guelph, ON – Master of Fine Arts

2008             Banff Centre for the Arts. Banff, AB – Self-directed Residency

2002             Emily Carr Institute. Vancouver, BC – Bachelor of Fine Arts


2016             Canadian Art Magazine. "Must-Sees This Week". "Laura Madera: The Angle of the Sun's Rays" July 7

2016             Canadian Art Magazine. "Must-Sees This Week". "Laura Madera: Artist Talk" June 23

2016             Canadian Art Magazine. "Must-Sees This Week". "Laura Madera: What light is this?" November 26.

2015             Evans Contemporary Press. Pearce, Martin. "Laura Madera: Afterglow" Catologue

2015             Tussel Magazine. Horne-Gaul, Laura. "Laura Madera: Lumen" February 21

2014             KawarthaNow. Fazackerly, Michael. “Art in the Street, December” December 3.

2014             Trout in Plaid. Jaeger, Anne. “Laura Madera: Afterglow” November 30.



Works held in private collections in Canada, the United States, and United Kingdom.



2015            Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

2015            Ontario Arts Council Visual Artists Grant

2014            Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

2008           Finalist in St. Clair West Public Art Competition. Toronto Transit Commission

2008           Residency Scholarship. The Banff Centre

2007            Board of Graduate Studies Research Scholarship (BGSRS)



2008            The Banff Centre. Self-Directed Creative Residency. Banff, AB

2007            Work-study with UK embroidery master Tracy A. Franklin. London, UK