Laura Payne (b. 1987, Ottawa) is a visual artist based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She received her BFA from the University of Western Ontario (London, ON) and her MFA from the Mount Royal School of Art at MICA (Baltimore, MD). Her paintings and new media works have been exhibited widely, at venues such as Interaccess Electronic Media Arts Center (Toronto, ON), School 33 (Baltimore, MD), Conner Smith (Washington, D.C.), the Mendel Art Gallery for their annual fundraiser LUGO (Saskatoon), the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa, ON), as well as multiple Nuit Blanche events across the country. Payne has received financial support from the Saskatchewan Arts Board and the Ontario Arts Council for multiple projects. She was a finalist for the RBC Canadian Painting Competition in 2017, and the recipient of a Saskatchewan Foundations for the Arts Award in 2018.