Born: 1983

Location: Montreal, Canada

Currently: London, UK

Education: BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting, City & Guilds of London Art School 


Growing up first in Canada as the son of political refugees, then in Costa Rica and since coming to London, René tries to express his experience of the world as a beautiful yet unsettling mystery, a crosspollinated global community where the recognisable and “the foreign” is part of the everyday. ­





2018      Jackson’s Open Painting Prize
2014      Art Gemini
Rebecca Hossack Gallery, The Great Western Studios, the Affordable Art Fair, Salone del Mobile (Milan), Art Helix Gallery (NY) and the OXO Tower Gallery