Lauren Saunders is an award-winning and socially-engaged interdisciplinary visual artist from London, now living & working in Hull. She has exhibited across the UK and has worked professionally in theatres, colleges, healthcare and community settings and on various public engagement projects.

Graduating with a 1:1 from the Hull School of Art and Design, Lauren has since been recognised for her outstanding commitment to socially engaged arts practice and achievement in personal, professional and academic spheres, having been awarded the Roland Box Prize, The David White Memorial Award, The Emergence Bursary 2019 and studentship on the UNION 2019 programme. Lauren is also producing The Critical Fish, an artist-led project which aims to develop critical and research-based discussions surrounding art and visual culture, with funding from Arts Council England and Hull City Council.