Laianna went on to study under the classically trained painter, Andrew Lattimore for several years. She then moved to Florence, Italy to attend the Florence Academy of Art where she studied diligently, ripening her skill and training her eye. Her exposure to the breathtaking artistic culture of Europe that year was unprecedented in her life as a creative. For the past few years, she has been working with the artist Ron English; expanding her knowledge of various art genres and media. She has won various honors and awards through the years in many group shows. Her latest solo exhibit premiered in July of 2015. She continues to hone and express her unique vision through her development of new work.