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Patrick Redmond (b. 1950) is an award-winning graphic artist and designer, educator, author, and creativity advocate.
A native of Milwaukee, WI, he is a graduate of Pius XI High School (where he received a distinguished alumnus award in 2005) and the Milwaukee Art Center’s (Milwaukee Art Museum’s) Children’s Art Program. While a student at Pius XI, he was a member of the school’s art club with Patricia "Pat" Frederick. She would later become chair of Pius’s art department leading many students to become recipients of Scholastic Art Awards (see "Tradition of Excellence" at http://www.piusxi.org/art/ ).
He studied at MCAD, the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, and holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He attended the Yale Writers’ Conference in 2013 where he continued work on a book about one of his mentors, artist Eugene Larkin.
He worked on the design of 1992 judge Garrison Keillor’s first album “A Prairie Home Album” and his “Fifth Anniversary Album.” Redmond was a panelist with Michael Bierut (Alumnus, 1974; Judge, 2012), and others, on the topic “Designers Mentoring Designers” at the 2013 AIGA National Conference.
Redmond worked on the design of the brand identity launching the Sesame Street® LIVE!® touring program in 1980.
One of Patricia Hampl’s early published essays was about Patrick’s work as an artist in residence in a small, rural community in Minnesota. Hampl, Patricia. "Self Portrait of a Rural Town," Preview, Magazine of Minnesota Educational Radio, Saint Paul, Vol. 7, No. 3, March 1973, p. 4-5. [Note: "Minnesota Educational Radio" became "Minnesota Public Radio"; Preview became Minnesota Monthly of Minnesota Public Radio.]
He has been featured in cover stories in New York-based GD USA (Graphic Design USA) magazine.
He is former creative art director at Wells Fargo (Norwest Corporation) where, among other responsibilities, he designed the inaugural graphics for the corporation’s “Modernism” design collection, now at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Among a variety of college and university-level courses he presented, he taught “Design Process: Creativity” at the University of Minnesota and “Ideation” at the College of Visual Arts, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
He was also graphic designer for the Goldstein Museum of Design at the University of Minnesota.
He received a Silver Key teaching award in the 2012 Scholastic Art Awards.
He received a 2016 American Graphic Design Award from New York-based GD USA (Graphic Design USA magazine).
Redmond received a Strathmore Award for Graphic Design in 1967. This was influential in his decision to pursue a career in graphic design.
SeeBurnett, Whit. Discovery. The best from recent Scholastic Magazines Writing and Art Awards. New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1967, p. 128-129.
Patrick M. Redmond (b. 1950, Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
Scholastic Art Awards 1965-1968
Regional Finalist, Scholastic Art Awards
Seven Regional Finalists, Scholastic Art Awards
Strathmore Award for Graphic Design National Scholastic Art Awards
See the award-winning work in book: Burnett, Whit. Discovery.The best from recent Scholastic Magazines Writing and Art Awards. New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1967, p. 128-129. (See http://www.artandwriting.org.)
Four Regional Finalists, Scholastic Art Awards
Gold Key award, National Scholastic Art Awards Note: Charcoal drawing