Louisa Armbrust was born in Ottawa, Canada and grew up in Denver, Colorado. She received an MA from Goldsmiths College, University of London. Awards include a Full Fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center, 2005 Biennial Blow Out Denver, and Honorable Mention at the Rocky Mountain Biennial 2004. Her work has been shown at the Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver, the Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, Studio Aiello Gallery, and Singer Gallery, Denver. Her work has been written about in The Denver Post, Westword, Rocky Mountain News, Boulder Daily Camera, Rocky Mountain Bullhorn, and Diversity Magazine. She currently lives in Brooklyn.