Louise Martorano is the Executive Director of RedLine, a nonprofit contemporary art center and residency located in Denver, Colorado. RedLine’s mission is to foster education and engagement between artists and communities to create positive social change. Under her leadership, RedLine has received the Denver Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts (2014 and 2015), the Greenway Foundation’s “Partner in Change” award, been acknowledged by Denver Public Schools for excellence in community engagement, and presented and organized over 100 exhibitions over the past 10 years.
She holds a BA from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and an MH from the University of Colorado, Denver, with a focus in Contemporary Art History and Music. In 2017 Martorano was awarded a Livingston Fellowship from the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation for promising nonprofit leaders who hold significant leadership roles in Colorado’s nonprofit sector. She also sits on the advisory committee for the Visiting Artist, Scholar & Design program at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, is the Board Treasurer for the Global Women’s Empowerment Fund, and serves on the board of trustees for the Harmony Hammond Trust.