Laraine Armenti is a visual artist in painting and collage. She has a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD Printmaking, 1980) and an MFA from Boston University (BU Painting, 2013). Awards and residencies include the Beijing Inside Out Art Museum, Massachusetts Cultural Council, The Artists Valentine, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Vermont Studio Center.
Along with exhibition of her art, Laraine has taught painting and drawing at Danforth Museum School at Framingham State University, Cambridge Center Studio School, Wheaton College, and Boston University. She began her career as an illustrator and graphic designer beginning in high school. She was employed by Digital Equipment Corporation for 13 years and was self-employed for 18 years as a designer of international corporate conference graphics and marketing materials. She lives and works in New England.