About The Artist

John Redman

Juried Artist by the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet at Berea, Kentucky.

Juried Member of the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen.

John is an English Artist, born in Fleetwood, Lancashire, England. He now lives in Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A. having moved from England in 2016 to marry his Fiancé. It took a while for John and his wife Pam to find and set up a suitable home that had sufficient space for a good size studio and gallery. This was hampered by a serious illness, of which he is now fully recovered. 

His home studio and gallery affords excellent lighting to not only paint and exhibit his work, but also to teach raw beginners to draw and paint.

At school, he always enjoyed drawing, painting and Technical Drawing. Due to the intense requirements of Engineering studies, he was unable to pursue his art.

John took up painting again whilst he was serving in the Royal Air Force after being inspired by a good friend. It wasn’t until John became seriously interested in the early 1990’s when he joined a Painting Group and the excellent tutorship of Professional Artist Lesley Stew.

At first John concentrated on oil painting, but also enjoyed watercolors. It wasn’t until some years later he discovered the pure joy of working in pastels. This particularly medium fitted in with his style of painting at the time, and for many years afterwards.

It is painting in acrylics and the Abstract form that John really excelled in producing paintings that epitomize freedom of self-expression, by creating highly imaginative and vivid works. John uses a combination of techniques to produce the colorful and vivid patterns portrayed in this unique style.

John revels in new challenges, and loves the idea of experimenting with new styles and techniques which reflects very much in the work he produces.

JREDMANART

Whether you are looking for an Abstract or a Modern painting to make a bold statement for your home or office environment, know that all of John Redmans artworks are produced from his soul, and every paint stroke that is applied on canvas comes from the warmth of his heart, so you can share in his inspiration as you decorate the walls of your interiors with the positive energy that radiates from an original JREDMANART painting.

Out of the Darkness Acrylic painting

Exhibitions

1994
Society for All Artists Inaugural Member Exhibition, Methodist Hall Galleries, London, England where he was awarded a Runners-up Prize from a selection of 900 exhibits at this Exhibition.
1996
Society for All Artists Member Exhibition, Royal Horticultural Halls, London, England
1997
Society for All Artists. Member Exhibition, Methodist Hall Galleries, London, England
1998
Society for All Artists Member Exhibition, Princes Hall, Aldershot, England
2018
2019 Kennydid Gallery Midway, KY
2019
Present. The Kentucky Artisan Center, Berea, KY.
2019
Present. Home Grown Collectives, Southland Drive, Lexington KY
2019
Present Kentucky Guild of Artists and Cradftsmen 116 N. Broadway, Berea, kentucky
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Press Information

1994

Harlow Gazette for his success at the 1994 Inaugural Exhibition of the Society for All Artists.

1998

Painting “Renovation” featured in the Society for All Artists Quarterly Publication PAINT Membership Gallery

Some of My Latest Work

OUT OF THE DARKNESS 30" x 24"

Out of the Darkness Acrylic painting

This is a very dramatic piece that I thoroughly enjoyed creating. the central portion is actually a very dark purple and not black.I just love how the blue contingent in the purple has blended with the yellow to produce some light green streaks.

Fighting Man 30" x 24"

Fighting Man Acrylic painting

Augustus 12" x 12"

Augustus Acrylic painting

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