Klaas Werumeus Buning is a Dutch painter. He went to the Vrije Academie, The Hague from 1983 to 1985 and to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague from 1987 to 1992. He then settled in Friesland, a northern province of the Netherlands, where he was influenced by his colleagues who went to the Minerva academy in Groningen. He still is active as a painter and is influenced by the rural setting of his atelier. He specializes in painting flowers and landscapes and also paints portraits and still lives.