Laura Nave grew up in Kingsville, TX where her parents own and run a sawmill and woodworking business. She completed her BFA in ceramics from University of North Texas in 2014 and MFA from Wichita State University in 2018. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including; Strictly Functional Pottery National, Medalta, and The Wichita National. Laura has participated in studio assistantships at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. Currently, she is a long-term resident artist at Cobb Mountain Art and Ecology Project in northern California.