Louise was born in Toronto and received a Masters of Art from the University of Toronto in Medieval Art and Literature.
She started painting in London, England and had two exhibitions there before moving to Chicago, Illinois where she continued to paint and exhibit.
Louise moved to Rossland BC in 1994 and has been an active member in Community Arts. In 2005 she started the Firehall Gallery co-operative in Rossland which later became the Rouge Gallery.
Louise currently paints in her studio and exhibits her work in regional galleries and shows.