About the Artist

Since coming out 17 years ago Jaden Remy has used his influence as an artist to help raise awareness for various issues in the LGBTQIA+ community. As a transgender artist and graphic designer Jaden donates design time and art to a number of LGBTQIA+ nonprofit organizations, as a way to give back to the community.

Jaden is a native of Delaware and holds an Associates Degree in Multimedia Design from the University of Delaware, and a Bachelors’ of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and Photography from Moore College of Art & Design.

His work has been displayed throughout New York, North Jersey, and Philadelphia in galleries such as Lex Leonard Gallery, LITM, Paul Vincent Studios, Cosi Café, Gallery II, Hancock Garage, Underground Arts and Sub2 Gallery to name a few. Along with gallery representations, Jaden has developed various artworks for the Philadelphia Art Museum, Camel Cigarettes, McGraw Hill Publications, Bank of America, Hyacinth AIDS Foundation, Jersey City Independent, Jersey City Pride/JCLGO, Hudson Pride Connections Center, Harmony Media, NJ, and Centerlink: The Community of LGBT Centers.

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2015

Gender Warriors

Donated the original art series “Gender Warriors” to Housing Works Thrift Shops Event in New York City “Design on a Dime,” proceeds benefitted Housing Works’ wraparound services and supportive programs for New Yorkers living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

2012

Mixtape

BLITZ joined forces with GENDER REEL organizing the quarterly event Mixtape, as a way to give back to the Gender Non-Conforming, Gender Variant and Transgender Community. Each event featured queer and transgender performance artists. The money raised from each event was donated to community members to go towards surgery, hormones or everyday needs. Mixtape with the help of Dr. Rumer raised over 10k in 2012.

2009-2012

BLITZ

Founder of  BLITZ (Boys Living in the Trans Zone) - A transgender male meetup group and  safe space for the exchange of ideas and resources for those exploring gender identity.

2008-2010

32 Jones Gallery

Founder of 32 Jones Gallery, the first LGBTQ gallery in New Jersey. 32 Jones was a nonprofit gallery that featurer local, national, and international LGBT artists under the auspices of the Hudson Pride Connections Center. The gallery served as a venue to provide support for underrepresented and emerging artists.

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