Laura Polaski received a BA from the College of the Ozarks in 2003 and an MFA from University of Arkansas, Fayetteville in 2015. Her work is often informed by years spent around gymnastics and a career working for orthopedic surgeons. She has held solo exhibitions in the US and abroad. She has participated in many national group exhibitions including shows in conjunction with the National Council for the Education of Ceramic Arts. In the fall of 2013, she was in residence at the Graduate Institute of Applied Arts, Tainan National University of The Arts in Tainan, Taiwan. Laura currently works out of her private studio in Johnson, AR.