Renu was born in India and moved to Canada in Dec 1966 with her family and landed in Gander Newfoundland. When Renu was only seven years old she entered an art competition and won first prize for a lake scene in watercolor and that is where her art making began. More formal training began when she started to study with artist Connie Clause and learned the art of watercolors. With her daughter in tow she moved back to India for some time and travelled around Europe where she continued to make art. Eventually, she made her way back to Canada in 1990. When her kids were getting older, she studied visual arts at Niagara College. She began to display her work more often and opened a collective art gallery for a few years. Throughout her life making art has always been a constant. Despite her mental and physical disabilities art is the key that has helped her cope along the way.