Welcome to Le Chat Noir Studios.
On this home page, I'll introduce myself and my work.
My name is Laura Kane and I have been making art since I was a small child and produced my first private
exibition with crayons on Grandma's good dining room wallpaper.
Since then, I have drawn, painted, sculpted and sewn many wildly fantastic animals and people and even taught
art in public school.
Now it's time for me to go public with my fantasy creations. When two dimensions couldn't hold my inner
fantasies any longer, I looked for a medium that would fullfill my need for brilliant colors and textures that could be worked
in 3 dimensions. For me, fabric was the best choice because of the wild array of colors and textures to choose from and its
Being an avid reader has helped me come up with many ideas for my work. Because I love mythology, ancient
art, archeology and anthropology my work has become a strange hybrid of all of these things. For example, to me
a Sumerian Snake Goddess ought to have Maori tattoos and a Mycenaean hair do.