Ren Buchness is a contemporary artist & fat activist based in Tucson, Arizona. By combining painting & performance, they aim to question Western standards of beauty and create conversations that alter preconceived notions about the fat body. In 2013, they received their BFA in Studio Art from Florida State University, and in 2018 earned their Master of Fine Art with a focus in painting & video from the University of Arizona. Ren’s work has been shown in multiple galleries across the country. They have taught figure drawing and watercolor painting classes & workshops at the university, as well as privately at local establishments. Most days, you can find Ren in the studio, creating works of art that celebrate and explore the fat experience.
You can read more about Ren at: renbuchness.carbonmade.com