Born 1974, Melbourne, Victoria; lives and works in Melbourne. Kamilaroi artist Reko Rennie grew up in Footscray, where he discovered graffiti. Rennie has undertaken numerous street commissions and has exhibited internationally. In 2011 his Neon natives was part of the City of Melbourne’s Laneway Commissions series. In 2012 he was awarded the La Trobe University public art commission, was an Archibald Prize finalist, held a solo exhibition at SCOPE Art Fair, New York, and created a thirty-five-metre work for Washington D. C. Commission of Arts and Humanities, United States.
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