Self taught, Laura has always been interested in art. She married cartoonist/artist Gary Dumm in 1971. In 1986, after working for various publications, she made the decision to become a freelance graphic artist/illustrator.
As well as her own work she collaborates with her husband, coloring his black & white cartoons as well as working with him on numerous graphic novels and books.
Now retired, and a full-time painter, she works with Gary on paintings dealing with social issues such as greed, GMO's, pollution etc. in a Pop-Art Surrealistic style.