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 is co-producer and Editor of the inclusive arts journal The Critical Fish, has 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 a graduate from the UNION School of Creativity and Activism and is currently participating with the Fruit Factory Network initiative to support and develop her emerging socially and environmentally aware arts practice.