MILK Studios, New York 2007
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)
Mystery is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science. He who knows it not and can no longer wonder, no longer feel amazement, is as good as dead, a snuffed-out candle.
Artist/Designer Marcus Tremonto received international recognition and acclaim for his innovative work from the solo exhibition entitled "Lightworks" for 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 Marcus was chosen by Tiffany & Co. to be the first artist in the 175 year history of the company to create a unique work installation for their NY Soho store. His Limited edition objects can also be found at the Copper Hewitt Museum Shop.
He 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 designed collections for MOSS in New York. Currently his work is held in private collections, fine galleries and museums.
Within the last four years work from the studio has been published in over 150 worldwide publications; ranging from The New York Times, Case da Abitare, Domus,Connaisance des Arts,Etapes and Blueprint.
His New York based design studio, Treluce Studios, with wife and partner Monica Tremonto was founded in 2002; the studio is a collaborative which focuses on product driven concepts based on re-contextualizing, re- purposing and re-imaging traditional designs with new design philosophies. The studio was awarded the Future Furniture Interior Design award in 2006.
Marcus holds a Masters in Fine Art from The Art Institute of Chicago.