Jeff Redmon is an artist, designer, curator, and community arts organizer with over 15 years of practicing experience. He began is career as a graphic designer for a Fortune 500 company, leaving the corporate world eventually to work for himself as a creative director and fine artist. He currently serves as Exhibition and Residency Manager at RedLine Milwaukee, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and urban laboratory that seeks to nourish the individual practice of contemporary art and to stimulate the creative potential of the local community.
Jeff has helped to shape the creative landscape of Milwaukee over the last decade through his creation, promotion, and execution of multiple innovative art events. He is the co-founder and organizer of Bay View Gallery Night, which brings in crowds of 10,000+ every year to support and nourish the local art and business community, and was an organizer of Milwaukee’s first ever TEDx event in 2013. He’s a key member of Made In Milwaukee, a cultural advocacy group dedicated to the exposure, growth, and advancement of the local art, music, and business community; and is an organizer for Arte Para Todos, a festival that brings Milwaukee musicians and artists together to raise funds for school art programs and celebrate music and art culture. The festivals in 2015 and 2016 raised over $40,000 with 100% of the proceeds going to the cause.
Jeff has curated exhibitions for RedLine, The Muse, Tonic, and Outpost Bay View among many other locations. In 2014 Jeff founded CultureJam MKE, a provocative indie art series, showcasing outstanding regional artists challenging dominant notions of the relationship between human beings and their physical and mental environments. There have been five highly regarded CultureJam MKE exhibitions to date: CultureJam MKE 1, Easily Discarded, Guns and Money, Truth Be Told and Revolution.
Learn more about Jeff and his work at http://redmonart.wixsite.com/everythingredmon.