Professor Lasworth received her BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA from California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California. Since her first show in 1981 she has consistently featured her work in numerous solo and group exhibitions across the country. She is represented by the Lora Schlesinger Gallery in Santa Monica, CA. In 2004, she was awarded a Faculty Research Grant by Seattle Pacific University, following a Faculty Enrichment Grant from the Art Center College of Design in 1998, as well as an Artists Fellowship given by the California Arts Council in 1990. She has been featured in such publications as Art in America, Artforum, the LA Times, and IMAGE Journal.