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Jono de Leon

By Scott Haden

Jono de Leon is a freelance designer and photographer who recently moved back to Madison after working in California, New York, and Texas. A Texas native, Jono graduated from UW Madison with his Master’s Degree in 2012. After graduating he worked for the UW Madison Theater Department as the Lighting and Sound Supervisor before moving to California to become the Master Electrician for the University of California, Davis. While in California he helped update the standards, safety procedures, and training for the department while mentoring students to take professional internships and careers across the US. Jono also worked as the Lighting Supervisor for a local theater in Austin, Texas as well as for New York Stage and Film’s 2018 season in Poughkeepsie, New York. Throughout all of this Jono has continued to pursue photography as a hobby and his most recent project included documenting the amazing artwork that came out of the downtown protests here in Madison.