Laura Vickerson is a Calgary-based installation artist and educator. She is presently a Professor at Alberta University of the Arts (formerly ACAD). Her art production varies in form, medium and scale from more intimate garment-based works made with gauze and/or wax to large-scale installations involving rose petals pinned to yards of sheer fabric. She has produced site-specific installations for various international exhibitions including the Istanbul Biennial as well as a project in the UK through Locus + titled “Fairytales and Factories”. She has exhibited extensively in Canada as well as the US, Britian, Turkey, Poland and China. She has participated in several artist residencies includingThe Banff Centre for the Arts (Banff, Alberta) and the “Sympo-Fibres International” in Ste-Hyacinth, Quebec. She has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards through the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, The Canada Council for the Arts, Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and the Arts Council of England.