Resume - laurayoung

EDUCATION

MFA, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

BFA, University of Georgia, Athens, GA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Transfigures, Richard M. Ross Art Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, Curator Justin Kronewetter, 2010

Skin Marks, Volunteer State College, Gallatin, TN, 2009

Skinscribe, Recent Photographs, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky, curator David Knight, 2009

Self-Stories, Arcade Building, Nashville, TN, exhibition of photography and digital media, curator Daniel Lai, 2007


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

National Women’s History Month, Richard M. Ross Art Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, 2013

Gift of Gift of 2011, Houston TX, Juror Natalie Zelt, Curator of Photography, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 2011

Dogwood Regional Fine Art Exhibition, Knoxville, TN, Juror Virginia Derryberry, Awarded 2nd place, 2011

Shoot’n Southern, Mobile Museum of Art, invitational exhibition, Curator Donan Klooz Mobile, Al, 2010

Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission gallery, 3 person show, Nashville, TN, 2009

Surface and Insight, Gallery F, Scarritt Bennett Center, Curator Sabine Schlunk, Nashville, TN, 2009

Nylon Show, Preston Contemporary Art Center, Mesilla, NM, Juror Lauren Rabb, 2009

Nude 2009, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY, Juror Ruth Adams, 2009

Spot, Southeastern Photography Triennial, Gregg Museum of Art and Design, NC State University, Raleigh, NC , Juror Joyce Tenneson, 2007

Dangenart Gallery, Nashville, TN, photography exhibition, Juror Daniel Lai, 2007

The Ties that Bind: Women and Collaboration, Smithtown Township Arts Council, Mills Pond House, St. James, NY, Juror Constance Koppelman, 2003


COLLECTIONS AND AWARDS

Rixon Reed’s Art Photo Index, vetted International Photography Database

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX, permanent collection

Richard M. Ross Art Museum, Delaware, Ohio, permanent collection

Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN, permanent collection

Tennessee Arts Commission, Professional Development Grant, 2010

Tennessee Arts Commission, Professional Development Grant, 2012

Jentel Artist Residency Program, March 2012

Spring Creek Project, Artist in Residence at Shotpouch Cabin, March 2013

Brush Creek Artist Residency, May 2013


LECTURES

“Transfigues”, Ohio Wesleyan University, November 9, 2010

Skinmarks, Volunteer State College, November 13, 2009

Harmonics: Artist and Collaboration, University of Tennessee Chattanooga. Presented with Kaaren Engel and Trish Tallon- Blanchard, Sept. 24, 2002


PRESS

“Gift of Gift of 2011, Laura Young”, Aline Smithson, Lenscratch Blog, September 19, 2011 “Gift of Gift of 2011:Emerging Artist”, Joel Luks, Culture Map Houston, September 11, 2011 “Art on and for the Body”, Delaware Gazette, November 9, 2010 Xhibit, Exhibition Catalog, Preston Contemporary Art Center, Spring 2009 Critics Picks, Nashville Scene, November 29, 2007 Spot 2007, Exhibition Catalog, Gregg Museum of Art and Design

Art Review: The Ties that Bind, Helen Harrison, New York Times, March 30, 2003