Renee Cosgrave at Kings ARI

2012 alumna Renee Cosgrave joins group exhibition A Necessary Evil at Kings ARI, featuring five artists that stage the process of creation as a kind of capturing, or trapping. Bryan Spier, Noriko Nakamura, Merryn Lloyd, Dionisia Salas join Renee to manipulate colour, time, possibility, and culture – but their efforts are hindered by the dumb fact of matter. The physical […]

Alumni at West Space Fundraiser

West Space are having their annual fundraiser this month and once again it’s a crazy good opportunity to snag a bargain artwork  from a wide selection of emerging and established Australian artists.  Including a stack of Next Wave alumni. You’ll also be supporting one of Australia’s oldest and most respected artist-led initiatives, helping raise the essential […]

Renee Cosgrave at TCB

Let there be colour in winter! Renee Cosgrave makes abstract paintings, drawings and murals using bold colours, shapes and forms. After recent large scale public exhibitions at Plinth Projects and Monash University, Renee presents new solo exhibition painting at TCB Gallery. A beautiful catalogue designed  by Warren Taylor will be available for purchase, featuring an  an essay by Bryan Spier. Opening: […]

Renee Cosgrave at flake

Much loved Collingwood gallery REARVIEW is has been tidied up and refurbished, reopening as a free, proposal based ARI on 7 February. On that same day, 2012 festival alumna Renee Cosgrave presents new exhibition canvas – board paintings at flake, a gallery space at the rear of REARVIEW. It’s going to be a bit of an event, so head on down to […]

NeXmas Fundraiser Exhibition

Join us as we round off 2013 with an exhibition to celebrate the silly season and raise some coin for our 2014 Festival. In the spirit of giving, our alumni have graciously donated works for sale in this exhibition. By purchasing one of these works, you’ll give our Festival artists a little boost in 2014. […]

Melbourne Now

The largest and most ambitious exhibition in Melbourne’s history is about to hit the National Gallery of Victoria. Over 300 arts practitioners will come together for Melbourne Now, a celebration of the latest art, architecture, design, performance and cultural practices of creative Melbourne. Among them are a slew of Next Wave alumni, including artists, designers, sponsors, […]

Alumni for West Space Fundraiser

West Space are hosting the 20th Anniversary edition of their Annual Fundraiser, featuring an exciting selection of emerging and established artists  as well as a stash of Next Wave Alumni. We’ve been stalking the West Space instagram for some sneak peaks and it’s shaping up to be a great spread! The fundraiser is a fantastic way […]

Renee Cosgrave Poetic Forms

Sharing teachers, studio space, and taking inspiration from each other’s work can create a strong bond between students. Four years after graduating from Monash, six emerging artists including NW alumnus Renee Cosgrave, come together again to explore the on-going relationship between their artwork. Other artists include Merryn Lloyd, Tom Reddington, Stephanie Stott, Sally Wemyss and […]