Lauren Saunders (b.1990, London) is a visual fine artist and activist living and working in Hull. Since graduating with a 1:1 from the Hull School of Art and Design in 2018 following study at Camberwell College and Middlesex University, Lauren has exhibited nationally and has worked professionally as an artist in theatres, colleges, healthcare and community settings and on a range of public engagement projects. She has recently co-founded ACE funded arts journal The Critical Fish, written for various arts publications, received the Emergence Bursary, the Roland Box Prize, the David White Memorial Award and a YVAN micro-grant. Lauren is currently participating with both the Fruit Factory Network initiative and the UNION (Arts and Activism) programme to support and develop her emerging socially and environmentally aware arts practice.