Laurinda Stockwell grew up on an Ohio pig farm roaming its 200 acres. Heavily Influenced by this childhood environment as well as a family filled with artists, she makes artwork based upon the natural world. She received her BFA from Columbus College of Art and Design, where her father, Bernard Stockwell, was the Dean of Industrial Design and her grandmother, Mabel Wagner Stockwell, attended as a painter.
Laurinda Stockwell studied at Kenyon College before receiving her MFA from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia.
Stockwell exhibits nationally and internationally including exhibits in China, Japan and Russia as well as California, New Mexico, Florida and Colorado. She has exhibited extensively in the New York City area including one-person exhibits in museums and galleries. Stockwell’s art is included in many private and public collections including New Jersey Transit, The State of New Mexico, The Columbus Museum, The Zimmerli Museum, AtlantiCare Hospital, and Rutgers University. Reviews include the New York Times. Awards include NJ State Fellowships, Yaddo Residency, Wurlitzer Residency, National Association of Women Artists in New York City, Ford Foundation, Fulbright Memorial Foundation grant in Japan, and a recent residency at No Boundaries International Art Colony on BH Island, NC. She lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico.