R.N. Laing was born in Front Royal, Virginia on August 20th, 1986. With the support of her artistically inclined mother, R.N. Laing began making art at a very young age.
She relocated to Port Charlotte, Florida at the age of 14. It was while attending Port Charlotte High School that she began to branch out into digital media, specifically digital illustration.
R.N. Laing was the recipient of the Bob Rauchenburg Fine Arts scholarship in 2004 to Edison College in Fort Myers, Florida. She continued her education at Florida Gulf Coast University and the University of South Florida for a Fine Arts degree.
In 2012 R. N. Laing returned home to northern Virginia, and has been working as a freelance artist with a primary focus in digital illustration and traditional painting in acrylic.
She takes inspiration from a variety of sources, including film, music (primarily classical and metal), science fiction, and professional wrestling.