Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles

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Born in 1900. Redmond was active in Los Angeles by the 1920s and a pupil of Stanton MacDonald-Wright at the ASL. During the Depression he painted murals for the Federal Art Project. During WWII he was a staff sergeant in the Corps of Engineers until his death in the Battle of the Bulge on Dec. 21, 1944. Exh: Modern Art Workers (LA), 1925; LACMA, 1928; Zeitlin Book Store (LA), 1929, 1933; Calif. Art Club, 1929; Architects Bldg (LA), 1929; Younger Painters of LA, 1930; Beverly Hills Hotel, 1932; Stickney Hall (Pasadena), 1932; Rose Bookshop (Hollywood), 1933; Santa Monica Woman’s Club, 1933; Barbieri-Price Gallery (LA), 1934; Foundation of Western Art (LA), 1935; Santa Monica Public Library, 1935; Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1936; Riverside AA, 1936; LA AA, 1941-45 (memorial). Murals: Santa Paula (CA) Post Office; San Pedro (CA) High School; Compton (CA) Post Office; Banning Jr. High School (Wilmington, CA).-Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"-Who's Who in American Art 1938-41; Los Angeles Times, 7-22-1945.(source:

Early California

James Redmond
South Central LA

The history of early California, particularly the Los Angeles area.