Wildlife Painter & Children's Book Illustrator
Laura Regan was born in Canada and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area.
She is widely known for her rich, contemporary style of painting. You can find Laura's vibrant wildlife images on a large assortment of licensed items including greeting cards, jigsaw puzzles, calendars, personalized checks , and much more.
Her original paintings are included in many collections including those of tennis star Martina Navratilova and opera singer, Marilyn Horn. Laura Regan's art has also been used to help to raise funds for many organizations including the World Wildlife Fund, the San Francisco Zoo, the San Diego Zoo, and CRES (Center for Reproduction of Endangered species).
In 1992 Laura illustrated her first book with renowned author, Jane Yolen. This was followed by a dozen more books, including another three with Jane, and four books with the wonderful Jean Marzollo.
In 2012 Laura and her husband Peter moved to Austin, Texas where she is enjoying learning about and painting Texas wildlife. Early in 2016 Laura started her own greeting card business, creating and selling elegant note cards taken from her original paintings that can be found on this site and in many stores throughout Texas. Her collection has been so well received that she is quickly expanding to other states including Colorado, Florida, and California.
Laura and Peter have a combined family of six grown kids and five adorable grandchildren.
Laura Regan has known
that she wanted to be an artist since the age of five
when she colored
onto her feet
and discovered the
magic of art !