Marcus Tremonto's unique way of using light, as a way to convey imagery and emotion,
is on par with artists such as Dan Flavin and James Turell.
Lucia van der Post,
FT( London Financial Times)
collection privée importante paris
MILK Studios, New York 2007
TOD's spa. Video Installation
Salone del Mobile Milan 2014
The Manhattan based collaborative Art and Design studio, Treluce Studios n.y.c, was founded in 2002 by Marcus Tremonto with wife and partner Monica Tremonto; the studios focus is on Fine Art driven concepts based on re-contextualizing, re- purposing and re-imaging traditional designs with new design philosophies.
Artist/Designer Marcus Tremonto received international recognition and acclaim for his innovative work in light, from his solo exhibition entitled "Lightworks" for Simon de Pury et Phillips de Pury and Company in the fall of 2007. Following, he was chosen for the coveted Swarovski Crystal Palace in Milan 2008 and exhibited in their first museum exhibition in London at the Design Museum in 2012.
In addition, the studio was chosen by Tiffany & Co. to be the first artists in the 175 year history of the company to create a unique work installation for their SOHO New York store. Our Limited edition Pieces and objects can also be found at the Copper Hewitt Museum.
Studi Tremonto exhibits internationally from Milan’s Salone del Mobile to The Pavillon des Art et du Design in Paris/London, during Frieze Art in London and Design Miami; and has also designed collections for the iconic NYC gallery MOSS. Currently the work is held mainly in private fine art collections, world renowned galleries and museums.
Within the last ten years, work from the studio has been published in over 165 unique worldwide publications; ranging from The New York Times, Case da Abitare, Domus, Connaisance des Arts, Etapes and recently was Chosen as the highlighted Artist for the Dorchester Hotels Group Coveted Collect magazine for the year 2023 with a featured article on the duo's recent pioneering works.
Marcus holds a Masters in Fine Art from The Art Institute of Chicago as well as a BS in Mathematics, BS Physics, and a PB in painting.
Monica Tremonto holds a FA in Art History and theory from Richmond College, London England, and additionally is an acclaimed writer and illustrator.