A nationally exhibited artist originally hailing from Colorado, Laurel McMechan was recently in residence at the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Colony and Vermont Studio Center. Her work was most recently on exhibit in Ohio and New York, and also resides in private and public collections, including the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Rhode Island School of Design and University of Richmond Museums. She teaches at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and University of Massachusetts, Lowell.