Laurence Elias earned his M.F.A. at California College of the Arts in 2018. His A.B. is from Princeton University, and he has completed a "Post-Bacc" Certificate in Visual Art at U.C. Berkeley Extension. He has pursued studio art studies at the Kala Institute in Berkeley, Stanford University and at the University of New Mexico.
Laurence has exhibited at the Piedmont Center for the Arts, Berkeley Art Center, and Krowswork and College Street Galleries in Oakland, Hubbell Street and Embark Galleries in San Francisco and at the CCA 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition, held at the Minnesota Street Project in San Francisco.
During 2019 his work was in a one person show entitled "Reflect/Spirit/Light" at the Sebastopol Center of the Arts; as well as juried group shows entitled "The Naked Print" at the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts; and "Art + Motion", juried by Maria Porges, at GearBox gallery in Oakland.
Laurence was born in Brooklyn, NY and now lives and works in Berkeley, CA.