Scott Treleaven

Scott Treleaven (b. 1972 Canada) first came to attention in the late 90s via a series of experimental films and underground zines. A constantly shifting approach to creation has become the defining aspect of a practice that has, over the past two decades, encompassed abstract drawing and painting, sculpture, photography and collage. Rather than adhere to mediums, tenets or genres, Treleaven’s work hinges on uncertainty, transformation and multiplicity as it seeks to describe and evolve an alternate (and ontologically queer) history of art making; one that originates as part of a transcendental, rather than purely formal, tradition.

Solo exhibitions include: Cooper Cole, Toronto; Invisible-Exports, New York; The Suburban, Milwaukee; The Breeder, Athens; and John Connelly Presents, New York. Group exhibitions include: Vancouver Art Gallery; Unit 17, Vancouver; Brooklyn Museum; 80WSE; Soft Network, New York; DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague; XYZ Collective, Tokyo; MOCA Tucson; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; ICA Philadelphia; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; ICA London; Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, Italy; and Artists Space, New York. Treleaven’s publications are included in historical overviews such as Copy Machine Manifesto (Phaidon/Brooklyn Museum 2023); Showboat: Punk, Sex, Bodies (Dashwood 2016); The Magazine – Documents of Contemporary Art Series (MIT Press 2015); and In Numbers: Serial Publications by Artists Since 1955 (JRP|Ringier 2009). Treleaven currently lives and works in Toronto, Canada.

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Untitled (messe noire I)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (messe noire I), 2024

Gouache, flashe, acrylic, coloured pencil, wax pastel and chalk pastel on paper

24" X 18"
60.96cm X 45.72cm

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Untitled (messe noire II)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (messe noire II), 2024

Gouache, flashe, acrylic, coloured pencil, wax pastel and chalk pastel on paper

24" X 18"
60.96cm X 45.72cm

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Untitled (messe noire III)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (messe noire III), 2023

Gouache, flashe, acrylic, coloured pencil, wax pastel and chalk pastel on paper

24" X 18"
60.96cm X 45.72cm

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Untitled (messe noire IV)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (messe noire IV), 2023

Gouache, flashe, acrylic, coloured pencil, wax pastel and chalk pastel on paper

24" X 18"
60.96cm X 45.72cm

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Untitled (messe noire V)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (messe noire V), 2024

Gouache, flashe, acrylic, coloured pencil, wax pastel and chalk pastel on paper

24" X 18"
60.96cm X 45.72cm

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Untitled (messe noire VI)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (messe noire VI), 2024

Gouache, flashe, acrylic, coloured pencil, wax pastel and chalk pastel on paper

24" X 18"
60.96cm X 45.72cm

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Untitled (messe noire VII)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (messe noire VII), 2024

Gouache, flashe, acrylic, coloured pencil, wax pastel and chalk pastel on paper

24" X 18"
60.96cm X 45.72cm

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Untitled (messe noire VIII)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (messe noire VIII), 2024

Gouache, flashe, acrylic, coloured pencil, wax pastel and chalk pastel on paper

24" X 18"
60.96cm X 45.72cm

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Untitled (messe noire IX)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (messe noire IX), 2024

Gouache, acrylic and pastel on paper

20" X 14"
50.8cm X 35.56cm

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Untitled (sky)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (sky), 2022

Oil on canvas

9.25" X 6.25"
23.49cm X 15.87cm

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Untitled (Anteros)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (Anteros), 2022

Oil on canvas

9" X 7"
22.86cm X 17.78cm

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Little Gods Again

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Scott Treleaven – Little Gods Again, 2023

Oil on canvas

9" X 6"
22.86cm X 15.24cm

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Untitled (ipomoea)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (ipomoea), 2022

Gouache, acrylic, water-soluble pastel on canvas

9" X 6"
22.86cm X 15.24cm

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Untitled (coreopses 2)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (coreopses 2), 2023

Oil on canvas

9" X 6"
22.86cm X 15.24cm

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Untitled (geranium)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (geranium), 2023

Oil on canvas

9" X 6"
22.86cm X 15.24cm

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Starry Mire

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Scott Treleaven – Starry Mire, 2022

Acrylic, gouache, oil, water-soluble pastel, fluorescent pigment, on canvas

16" X 12"
40.64cm X 30.48cm

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Pan’s People

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Scott Treleaven – Pan’s People, 2022

Acrylic, gouache, water soluble pastel

48" X 36"
121.92cm X 91.44cm

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Glad Tidings (Prospect Cottage)

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Scott Treleaven – Glad Tidings (Prospect Cottage), 2021

Gouache, acrylic, fluorescent pigment and water-soluble pastel on raw canvas

60" X 48"
152.4cm X 121.92cm

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Untitled (goat reflected in antique scrying mirror/Genesis P-Orridge)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (goat reflected in antique scrying mirror/Genesis P-Orridge), 2021

Photographic prints from 35mm negatives, archival tape

Unique in artist's frame 12.5 x 10.5 x 1.5 in

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Untitled (porcelain bowl/xerox of mummified baboon, studio wall)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (porcelain bowl/xerox of mummified baboon, studio wall), 2021

Photographic prints from 35mm negatives, archival tape

Unique in artist's frame 12.5 x 10.5 x 1.5 in

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Untitled (Palais-Royal/Le Serment de Spartacus)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (Palais-Royal/Le Serment de Spartacus), 2021

Photographic prints from 35mm negatives, archival tape

Unique in artist's frame 12.5 x 10.5 x 1.5 in

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Jackson Heights Cinema Syncretism

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Scott Treleaven – Jackson Heights Cinema Syncretism, 2019

Acrylic, gouache and permanent crayon on canvas

25.6" X 21.3"
65.02cm X 54.1cm

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Coney Island Das

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Scott Treleaven – Coney Island Das, 2020

Acrylic, gouache and permanent crayon on canvas

30" X 24"
76.2cm X 60.96cm

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To Dispel the Misery of the World

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Scott Treleaven – To Dispel the Misery of the World, 2020

Acrylic, gouache and permanent crayon on canvas

38" X 36"
96.52cm X 91.44cm

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The Roaring Stream

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Scott Treleaven – The Roaring Stream, 2020

Acrylic, gouache and permanent crayon on canvas

48" X 36"
121.92cm X 91.44cm

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NiteNiteKissKissLoveLove (for Gen)

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Scott Treleaven – NiteNiteKissKissLoveLove (for Gen), 2020

Acrylic, gouache and permanent crayon on canvas

60" X 48"
152.4cm X 121.92cm

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Wish-Fulfilling Jewels (for J.Giorno)

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Scott Treleaven – Wish-Fulfilling Jewels (for J.Giorno), 2020

Acrylic, gouache and permanent crayon on canvas

60" X 48"
152.4cm X 121.92cm

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Untitled (Mercury/kalanchoe)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (Mercury/kalanchoe), 2017

Unique chromogenic photo collage, 35mm negative prints, archival tape, artist frame

4" X 7"
10.16cm X 17.78cm

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Untitled (yellow purple sunlight/books)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (yellow purple sunlight/books), 2017

Unique photo collage from 35mm, negative prints, archival tape, artist frame

7" X 4"
17.78cm X 10.16cm

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Untitled (chair and white table/books, close up)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (chair and white table/books, close up), 2017

Unique photo collage from 35mm, negative prints, archival tape, artist frame

7" X 4"
17.78cm X 10.16cm

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Untitled (reversed canvas/sleeping blue parakeet)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (reversed canvas/sleeping blue parakeet), 2018

Unique photo collage from 35mm, negative prints, archival tape, artist frame

7" X 4"
17.78cm X 10.16cm

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Untitled (purple orange sky/Venice foyer)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (purple orange sky/Venice foyer), 2017

Unique photo collage from 35mm, negative prints, archival tape, artist frame

4" X 7"
10.16cm X 17.78cm

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Untitled (studio floor/Mercury sandal)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (studio floor/Mercury sandal), 2018

Unique photo collage from 35mm, negative prints, archival tape, artist frame

7" X 4"
17.78cm X 10.16cm

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Untitled (confetti in Venice Biennale gutter/oak leaves)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (confetti in Venice Biennale gutter/oak leaves), 2017

Unique photo collage from 35mm negative prints, archival tape, artist frame

7" X 4"
17.78cm X 10.16cm

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Untitled (wrapped antiquities/Paul’s wall)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (wrapped antiquities/Paul’s wall), 2018

Unique photo collage from 35mm, negative prints, archival tape, artist frame

7" X 4"
17.78cm X 10.16cm

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Untitled (curved water/Spanish Steps)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (curved water/Spanish Steps), 2018

Unique photo collage from 35mm, negative prints, archival tape, artist frame

7" X 4"
17.78cm X 10.16cm

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Untitled (Mercury, in profile)

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Scott Treleaven – Untitled (Mercury, in profile), 2017

C-print from 35mm double-exposure

Edition of 3, 2 AP

34" X 25"
86.36cm X 63.5cm

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The Seeding Ship

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Scott Treleaven – The Seeding Ship, 2017

Gouache and acrylic on paper

Diptych

41.5" X 81"
105.41cm X 205.74cm

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Whales Over the Tuileries Hedge Maze

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Scott Treleaven – Whales Over the Tuileries Hedge Maze, 2017

Gouache, acrylic and collage on paper

Diptych

98" X 73"
248.92cm X 185.42cm

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Last Chance to See

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Scott Treleaven – Last Chance to See, 2016

Gouache, acrylic and collage on paper

Diptych

41.5" X 81"
105.41cm X 205.74cm

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Not Palaces (Ressemblement)

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Scott Treleaven – Not Palaces (Ressemblement), 2016

Gouache, acrylic and collage on paper

16 panels

21.5" X 280"
54.61cm X 711.2cm