Laine Wyatt is an Associate Professor with the University of Central Florida where she has taught art/photography since 2000. She took an undergraduate degree in studio art/photography from the University of Florida, did postgraduate work at San Francisco State University and received her MFA in studio art/photography from Florida State University. From the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Wyatt was awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship in 1997-8, an Artist Enhancement Grant in 2006, 2007 and again in 2008, and she was a Merit Artist in 2011. She received a Faculty Development Grant from the College of Wooster in 1999. She won 3rd Place in the Professional Women Photographers 36th Annual International Women's Juried Exhibition held at .NO Gallery, NYC, 2012.
She is an active member of the Society for Photographic Education and has served as Portfolio Reviewer at the national conference since 2005. She was a Peer Reviewer for SPE's 50th Anniversary National Conference held in Chicago in 2013. She is the Co-Chair of the Women's Caucus in SPE.
Wyatt has exhibited her work in more than 120 exhibitions across the country and abroad (including Museum of Contemporary Art, GA, Monmouth Museum, NJ, Society for Contemporary Photography, MO, Museum of Contemporary Photography, IL, Center for Fine Art Photography, CO, Southeast Museum of Photography, FL, PUNCH Gallery, OR, Axis Gallery, CA, BJ Spoke Gallery, NY, Northlight Gallery, AZ, Tampa Museum of Art, Gallery, VT, Orlando Museum of Art, Silvermine Gallery, CT, Crown Center Gallery, IL, Postart, Italy, Mokwon University, N. Korea), and she has won a number of awards for individual works. She taught previously at the College of Wooster in Wooster, OH, and at Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL.