Simone DiLaura is a figurative painter based in New York. Her work focuses primarily on intimate portraits of friends and family. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from the Columbus College of Art & Design and her Master’s Degree in Painting from Yale School of Art. Her work has been exhibited locally in New York as well as nationally in select group exhibitions on the east and west coast; she currently works as an art advisor and curator with a New York gallery in addition to her work as an artist.