Laurie Cooper is a Philadelphia based fine artist interested in showing the beauty of the black race. Her main goal is to show the inner and the outer beauty. Such as the inherent strength of character, richness of skin color, and the strong unique facial features those lies in the black race. Ms. Cooper hopes to reveal to all races the special qualities of the black race. Ms. Cooper is able to reveal these aspects in an academic style of painting, which is why she is one of the inspiring upcoming artists of today. In 1988, she earned her BFA from the University of Pennsylvania.
Collectors of her work include Dr. Pete Smith, Dr. Samuel F. Quartey, and Dr. Carey Tucker, Colorworks Gallery in Maryland, and Collectible Art Gallery in Philadelphia.