Having completed three years of formal art studies in New Brunswick, Isobel Maclaurin has been a working artist all her life. A long term Whistler resident, her murals are on Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains, on the Valley Trail, in several Whistler Parks, at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, in various Burnaby Parks, at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji, and the Cook Islands.
Having exhibited in many one man and group shows in Canada, USA and New Zealand, she has received awards in Canadian National Wildlife Art, art exhibits and nature photography. Her nature paintings have been on several magazine covers. In 199, she received the Citizen of the Year Award for the Whistler Chamber of Commerce.