Cano’s works capture the beauty, strength, elegance and pride of Latinas and
all women of color. The lush oversized canvases are striking and the large open faces are expressive
Cano’s work has evolved into a unique style blending acrylics
with oils on large canvases. She has focused on depicting women, including representations of
Her current series, "Mujeres del Siglo", includes the images of bold, beautiful faces of dark-haired
women. Inspired by her summer experiences spent in Mexico as a child, her
portrayals of elegant women dressed in shawls evoke memories of a romantic era gone by.
2006 Latin Grammys
Laura's notecards were chosen to be included in the gift baskets given to artists
performing at the 2006 Latin Grammy Awards.
Center for Disease Control
Laura was commissioned to do the artwork for an HIV/AIDS awareness poster campaign focusing on the Latino
community. The painting was unveiled at the United Nations in New York on National HIV/AIDS Awareness Day -
December 1, 2005.
National Hispana Leadership Institute
Laura was commissioned to do the artwork for the National Conference in 2004 & 2005.
M.A.N.A. (National Latina Organization)
Laura was commissioned to provide the artwork for the National Conference in 2004 and 2005, when her
work was exhibited at the National Museum of Women and Their Art, Washington, DC.
Hispanic Women Corporation
Selected to create poster art for National Conference in Phoenix, AZ 2004, 2005, & 2006.