Hampton, Laura Kim was born on October 24, 1958 in Burbank, California, United States.
Bachelor, Luther College, 1980. Student, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1982. Master of Arts in Painting, University Iowa, 1986.
Master of Fine Arts in Painting, University Iowa, 1987.
Visiting artist/professor Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1991. Adjunct faculty Navajo Community College, Tsaile, Arizona, since 1994, College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, Minnesota, since 1997. Gallery representative Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, since 1994, Cline Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, since 1999.