Laurence is professor and Chair of Animation at the Maryland Institute College of Art.
She started her career in Paris as an illustrator and animator for T.V shows. After being rewarded for best short animated TV series in Annecy festival for her series ?Alex? she received a Grant from French Government (BOURSE LAVOISIER) and spent 3 years as Animator in Residence at Apple?s Graphics Research group.
Then She worked as a senior animator, interaction designer, creative director for several games and multi-media companies such as Kodak, Ideo, Purple Moon, HotWired before moving to Baltimore?Her personal work has been exhibited and screened in international festivals.
She just completed a stop-motion film in France; ?tempête dans une chamber à coucher?. Co-directed with Juliette Marchand: (tempest in a bedroom) funded by French cinematography center, French regions and Arte channel