Réna King Réna King is a 22 year old artist who is originally from the Caribbean island of Barbados and is currently based in Long Island, New York. Her interest in art was established from infancy and cultivated over the years. Réna developed her creative touch and artistic taste through various media and techniques. Her portrait work, especially reflects the subject’s essence and manifests their energies through vivid color palettes and design. Réna's Barbadian roots enforce her commitment to sharing how the narratives and artworks from across the Diaspora have impacted her creative vision. Her dot work aims to convey the complexities that exist within our lives. The colors clash and dance with each other simultaneously on the canvas. They are void of simplicity and black and white perspectives because they represent and embrace all of the complexities that life has to offer. Keeping true to her style, Réna blends abstract and realistic elements to maintain and cultivate her own individual voice and artistry.