Iris Peretz aka Fat Baby
Iris is an artist, curator, muralist, and designer based in Los Angeles. Iris celebrates the integration of street art, contemporary art, culture, nature, and community. She first gained recognition for her mural work around Los Angeles in 2018. Her works are often large, colorful, optimistic, and joyful.
Iris studied graphic design in Vancouver, BC and began her professional art career as creative director in the telecommunications, entertainment, and gaming industries. Iris earned her AA at Pierce College and BFA at CSUN where she explored multiple mediums and discovered her passion for public art, collaboration, and community engagement.
Iris incorporates her beloved theme of peace, love, kindness, togetherness, and inclusion into all her art. Her works have appeared on public and private walls around Los Angeles and Florida, on television shows, clothing brands, at local shelters, bridge housing communities, festivals, pop-ups, private parties, in art galleries and on the side of freeways. Iris is driven by her passion for our shared experience as a global, local, and familial community.