Opening Reception: Friday, January 14, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Scott White Contemporary Art presents Containment/Release, a solo exhibition by celebrated San
Diego artist Robert Treat.
The opening reception will take place on Friday, January 14 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in conjunction
with Kettner Nights. Light refreshments will be served.
Scott White Contemporary Art presents the exhibition Containment/Release by San Diego based
artist Robert Treat. This is Treat’s first solo exhibition at Scott White Contemporary Art. His new
works are the product of a continued interest in the surface and process of encaustic wax painting.
Treat explores the idea of linear containment in both the painting's composition, as well as the
painting as a contained object itself. Building upon his roots in abstraction, Treat has combined his
intuition and logic to create a visceral, yet thoughtfully planned experience through this new body of
Containment/Release will feature approximately 10 medium to large-scale encaustic paintings on
canvas as well as 4 small works on paper.
Robert Treat earned a B.F.A. at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, later pursuing gradate studies at
University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio and the Columbus College of Art and Design in
For a complete bio for Robert Treat, visit: http://scottwhiteart.com/artists/treat/treat_bio.pdf
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