Franca Valeska Laufer studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Hamburg, Germany and graduated in 2005. During her studies she was selected for the AIAS Workshop in Geneva, Switzerland and studied abroad at the Toyo Institute of Art and Design in Tokyo, Japan. Since 2006, she has been working as a professional artist and manages a multi-disciplinary studio space in Hamburg.
In 2011/12 she worked as resident artist at the ArtCenter/South Florida.
Currently she studies Biology at the University of Hamburg.