Laura Sharp began her studies at the Kootenay School of the Arts in 1999, and completed her BFA at ACAD in 2006, majoring in ceramics.
In 2009, she established White Owl Ceramic Studio. Through the studio work, Sharp continues to develop her commitment to the study of ceramics. Currently, the studio produces and distributes work across Canada through various galleries, museums, and fine craft shows.
Through her collaborative project, the New Craft Coalition, est. 2013, she seeks to promote cultural awareness of the value of fine craft by exhibiting the work of Canadian fine craft artists and designers.