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2021     Master of Fine Arts (Painting), Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL.

2021     Museum Studies Certificate, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL.

2012     Master of Science (Digital Art), Knowledge Systems Institute ~ Skokie, IL. 

2009     Bachelor of Arts (Studio Art), Albion College, Albion, MI. (Dean’s List: Fall 2005 - Spring 2009)  


Teaching Experience


2022 - 2022    Guest Art Instructor, Maywood Arts Association, Maywood, IL.

2021 - Seasonal  Community Education Art Instructor, Harper College, Palatine, IL. 

2019 – 2021    Graduate Teaching Assistant, (Drawing 100 / 2D Foundations) NIU, Dekalb, IL. .

2018 – 2021    Graduate Assistant, (Painting Department and Front Office) NIU, Dekalb, IL.

2015 – 2018    Painting Instructor for Art Workshops, Waukegan and Bolingbrook, IL.

2013 – 2017    Computer Assistant Fountaindale Public Library, Bolingbrook, IL.




2020     Jack Arends Memorial Scholarship and Olson Memorial Painting Scholarship

2019     Jack and Elanor Olson Memorial Painting Scholarship and Helen Merritt Art Scholarship

2005     Arthur and Eva Janson Art Scholarship and Geoffrey Morris Scholarship



Selected Honors and Achievements


2021     Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Northern Illinois University ~ DeKalb, IL. 

2021     School of Art and Design Search Committee Student Representative, NIU ~ DeKalb, IL.

2020     School of Art Graduate Colloquium Representative, Northern Illinois University ~ DeKalb, IL.

2020     Black Creativity 50th Anniversary 1st Place Winner at the Museum of Science and Industry ~ Chicago IL.

2018     Invited Guest Artist for Cantv Talk Show ~ Chicago/Elgin, IL

2016     BP Gas Corporation featured artist ~ Warrenville, IL. (2014 – 2016)

2015     Groupon Corporation featured artist ~ Chicago, IL.

2015     Ultimate Painting Chicago Winner

2014     Featured artist for documentary, Your Hair Your Story

2010     Russell Simmons Rush Philanthropies Bombay and Sapphire Artisan Series Finalist ~ Art Basel Miami, FL.

2009     Juried Artist for Tall Grass Arts Association ~ Park Forest, IL.

2009     Fred Hampton Scholarship Fund Image Award ~ Chicago, IL.



Solo Exhibitions


2022     Who Do You See?, Freeport Art Museum ~ Freeport, IL. 

2021     Who Do You See?, Northern Illinois University (MFA Thesis Exhibition) ~ DeKalb, IL.

2021     Angie Redmond, One River School Evanston ~ Evanston, IL

2020     What Color Are You?, Northern Illinois University ~ DeKalb, IL.

2017     Never A Bad Hair Day, Albion College ~ Albion, MI.

2015     Black History Month Featured Artist, Orland Park Library~ Orland Park, IL.



Selected Group Exhibitions


2022     Perspectives: Figuration and Abstraction In Contemporary Black Art, ARC Gallery ~ Chicago, IL.

2021     American Skin, NYCH ~ Chicago, IL.

2020     Being, Co-Prosperity Sphere ~ Chicago, IL.

2020     Black Creativity, Museum of Science and Industry (1st Place Winner) ~ Chicago, IL.

2020     Emerging Artist Exhibition, Morpho Gallery ~ Chicago, IL.

2019     Black Creativity, Museum of Science and Industry, ~ Chicago, IL.

2019     Pigments and Visages, Two-person exhibition at Northern Illinois University, ~ DeKalb, IL.

2017     Cultural Giants, Southside Community Art Center, Chicago, IL.

2016     Lexicon, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL.   

2016     Pieces of Eight – Contemporary Art by Eight Millennial Artists, Gallery Pink, Oak Park, IL.             

2015     Beyond Color, The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL.

2015     30 x 30 x 30, Governors State University, University Park, IL.  

2015     Black Creativity, Museum of Science and Industry ~ Chicago, IL.

2014     Ethnic Expressions, Tall Grass Association, Park Forest, IL.

2013     The Next Wave Art Salon ~ Elgin, IL.

2011     Black Artist Show, Chicago Urban Art Retreat ~ Chicago, IL.

2011     Brainstorm, Governors State University ~ University Park, IL.

2011     New York Arts Program Alumni Exhibition ~ New York, NY.

2010     Bombay and Sapphire Artisan Series, G. R N'namadi Gallery ~ Detroit, MI.

2010     Fabulously Focused, Tall Grass Arts Association ~ Park Forest, IL.

2009     Full Circle, Marwen Gallery, Chicago, IL.



Selected Live Events / Vendor


2017     Celebrating the Youth, South Central Community Center, Chicago, IL.

2017     Stop Bullying Live Painting, McCutcheon Elementary School, Chicago, IL.

2017     Women’s Empowerment, Northern Illinois University, Naperville, IL. (2016-2017)

2017     Art Beat Chicago, Citlalin Gallery and Theater, Chicago, IL. (2016-2017)

2016     WGHC 98.3 FM, Radio Interview with Za Na P and live painting, Chicago, IL.

2015     Harlem Fine Arts Show, The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL.

2015     Rachel O Beauty’s Natural Summer Meetup, The Little Black Pearl, Chicago, IL.

2015     I am Fest, House of Blues, Chicago, IL.

2015     Sibyl’s Breakfast Club’s Black Man Stand Up, Witherspoon Law Group, Chicago, IL.   

2015     Sibyl’s Breakfast Club’s Spring Affair, The Swift Mansion, Chicago, IL.

2015     Subject to Change Underground Culture and Community Art Market, Chicago, IL.

2014     Tall Grass’s Annual Art Festival, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest, IL. (2009-2014)

2013     Chicago Music Awards Pre-Show Performances, WGN News, Chicago, IL.



Publications / Interviews


2022     Fine Art Connoisseur, Five to Watch 

2020     Beauty of Blackness Fine Art Show: Angie Redmond

2020     Harlem Fine Arts Show, Profile in Black Artists: Angie Redmond

2017     Sistah's Place Real Talk Magazine Featured Artist, Online Artist by Letrise Carter

2016     Wednesday Journal, Oak Park, IL. article

2015     Bean Soup Times, Online Article by Toure Muhammad

2010     Intensity and Detail in Paint and Drawing at Tall Grass Arts,



Computer and Technical Skills


- Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite and the Adobe Creative Suite on a PC and Mac

- Scanning, Xeroxing, and Printing

©Angie Redmond Artist 2023

designed by Angie Redmond Artist

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