Laurie Raskin received her BFA and MFA from California Institute of the Arts in the 70′s and 80′s where she specialized in graphics, printmaking and photography. After school, she worked designing album covers, murals for stores, fabrics and graphics for various companies. In 1984, she was one of the 12 artists chosen to design one of the official posters for the Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
She presently works in two Art studios. One is in Santa Monica, where she does printmaking, and the other is in her home in the hills, where she can can work until all hours of the night. She works primarily as a mixed media artist making mono prints on a press and adding paint and collage. Two series she is currently working on are the LA Freeways and the other is women and aging.