Iris Hauser (born 1956) is a Canadian artist and painter. She is best known for her use of narrative and symbolism within portrait paintings and works primarily with oil paints. She currently resides in Saskatoon. Hauser was born in Cranbrook, British Columbia, and studied art in Victoria from 1973 to 1974 before attending the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax where she graduated in 1975. She continued her studies in the department of Art and Art History at the University of Saskatchewan from 1977 to 1979. Hauser also spent a year studying independently in Kassel Germany from 1980 to 1981.