.dan treado

Employing unique tools, such as squeegees and scrapers, artist Dan Treado is able to manipulate solvent and oil paint into luminous, richly surfaced paintings. Treado’s paintings are process works that borrow from sources such as film and photography, physics and biology textbooks, and electron microscope images. His multi-paneled canvas and mylar works explore the relationship between science and art and more recently the way in which we look at film and view a painting.

Artist Resume

DAN TREADO:

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016        “You are Getting Sleepy”, Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Washington, DC

2010        "Requesting Quiet", Addison/Ripley, Washington DC        

2006          "Glue and Gumption", Addison/Ripley, Washington DC

2004         "Invisible Things", Addison/Ripley, Washington DC

2002        "Fictions", Zg Gallery, Inc., Chicago, IL

2001         "Tales from the Patent Office", Anton Gallery, Washington DC

1999        "Paintings from Paris", Anton Gallery, Washington DC

1998        "New Paintings", Anton Gallery, Washington DC

1997         "Paintings", Anton Gallery, Washington, DC

1991        Graduate Thesis Show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1987        Senior Thesis Show, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015        Alchemical Vessels, Healing Arts, Washington DC            

2013        “Anarchistic Abstraction”, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

2012        "Ten Year Anniversary Show", Zg Gallery, Inc., Chicago, IL

        “Click: Space & Time”, Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Washington DC

        “All my Friends Are Painters”, Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Washington DC (curated)

2011        "Constructs IX", Center for Contemporary Art, Portsmouth, VA

        "Constructs X", Space 301, Mobile, AL

        "Strictly Painting", McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA

2010        "It's a Beautiful Thing", Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington DC

        "Constructs VII", Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA

        "Constructs VIII", Center for Contemporary Art, Portsmouth, VA

2009        "Constructs VI", George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

2008        "Constructs V", Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA

2007        "City Hall Art Collection", Wilson Building, Washington DC

2006        "No Representation", Wharehouse, Washington DC

2003        "Compendium", Zg Gallery, Inc., Chicago, IL

2002        "12 x 12", Zg Gallery, Inc., Chicago, IL

2001        "Emotional Attachment", District Fine Arts, Washington DC

2000        "Shimmer", Signal 66, Washington DC

        "The Trinity (Desire, Memory, Sin)", film/video installation curated by James Browne,     Galapagos Art, Brooklyn, NY

        "Traces", Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD   

1999        "WPA/Corcoran Auction Exhibition", Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC

          Art-O-Matic, The Manhattan Laundry, Washington DC  

1998        "Strictly Painting II", McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA

        "Water", Anton Gallery, Washington DC

        "WPA/Corcoran Auction Exhibition", Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC                 

1997        "First Annual Alumni Exhibition", Georgetown University, Washington       

        "Art as Investments, Investments as Art", East 49th Street, NY, NY

        "Signal 66", Blagden Alley Art Space, Washington DC

        "Surface Knowledge", George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

        "Verticals", Anton Gallery, Washington DC

        "Grant Finalists Exhibition", DC Commission on the Arts and, Humanities, Washington DC    

1996        "Bansai Ikkei", Anton Gallery, Washington DC

        "The Sublime Landscape", George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

        "Exposure", Anton Gallery, Washington DC

        "1480 Squares", DCAC, Washington DC

1992        Skowhegan Scholarship Candidates Group Show, Pratt Institute,Brooklyn, NY

        Pratt MFA Candidates Group Exhibition, curated by Jay Gorney, Puck Building, NY, NY

1988             Georgetown University Fine Arts Kreeger Competition, Washington DC

1987        Georgetown University Fine Arts Kreeger Competition, Washington DC

        Two Person Exhibition, Neuhause Collection, Washington DC

 

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES

1998        Cite' Internationale des Arts, residency fellowship, Paris, France

1992        Skowhegan Scholarship Award, residency award, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1988        First Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Kreeger Competition, Georgetown University

        Faculty Purchase Prize, Georgetown University

1987        First Prize for Painting and Printmaking, Kreeger Competition, Georgetown University    

 

EDUCATION

MFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 1992

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1992

BA, Georgetown University, Washington DC, 1988

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
The Washington Post, “In the Galleries” February 19, 2016, Mark Jenkins

DC Modern Luxury, “Art Hypnotic”, April 2016, Holly Mazar-Fox

Photoweenie, “All My Friends Are Prizefighters”, June 2014

The Washington City Paper, “Click: Space and Time”, June 2012

The Washington Post, "Panels for Discussion", September 30, 2006

The Washington Post, "Waxing Familiar", June 17, 2004 

The Washington Post Sunday Magazine, "The Collectors", October 10, 2001

The Washington Review, "Tales From the Patent Office", October/November, 2001

The Washington Post, "Painting Between the Lines: Treado at Anton Gallery", June 21, 2001

The Washington City Paper, "Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear”, February 25, 2000

New American Painting,  May 2000 

The Washington City Paper, "Another Day Older", June 9, 2000

The Washington Times, "Art-O-Matic", June 11, 1999

KOAN, "Must See . . .", June, 1998