laura roebuck was born and raised in cleveland, ohio. she received her b.a. in psychology with a minor in dance from boston university and her m.d. from case western reserve university. in 1992 she moved to san francisco to pursue her career as a psychiatrist.
she began painting in 1997 using household and construction tools as well as palette knives and brushes for her abstract oil paintings. she also works on mixed media studies and assemblage with found, broken and collected objects.
in 2008 she moved her studio to marin.
laura’s paintings explore the interplay of color, shape, and texture with intuition and movement.
she is influenced by a wide range of international abstract expressionist and color field painters.