Rhéni Tauchid is an author, painter, and educator. In her professional life at local acrylic paint manufacturers, Tri-Art Mfg. Inc., Rhéni is the materials consultant, part of the product development team, and founder of the Tri-Art Acrylic Education Program and the Art Noise Studio program. She teaches painting workshops and lectures locally and abroad.
She is the author of The New Acrylics (Watson-Guptill/Random House, 2005), it's sequel, New Acrylics Essential Sourcebook,(Watson-Guptill/Random House, 2009). Her books have been translated into Dutch and German. Her third book, Acrylic Painting Mediums & Methods (The Monacelli Press, 2018) explores the intricacies and possibilities of acrylic mediums. She is based in Kingston, Ontario Canada.