Laurie O'Reilly is a narrative painter who is drawn to figurative work but, if there is a story to be told, also enjoys environmental pieces and florals.
Laurie received her formal art education at the University of Guelph. She is working primarily in encaustic, using digital technology when meaningful.
From 2008 to 2013 O'Reilly painted for two gallery shows; 'Paternity Suite', Rails End Gallery, Haliburton and 'Scars' Agnes Jamieson Gallery, Minden. Her work is on display at her home studio/gallery, in West Guilford, Ontario, and the Eclipse Gallery, Deerhurst, Huntsville. Her mixed media painting, "what were you thinking' ise featured in 'Incite3, the art of story telling, the best of Mixed Media' Published by North Light Books, 2015.
Her work has been described as thought provoking, intelligent, disturbing, and beautiful.