silhouette papercuts on roofing paper of Yellowstone forest

Alice Pixley Young is a multi-media artist working with installation, glass, new media, sculpture and all things paper. She was raised in Washington DC but it was the mountains and forests of western North Carolina where she had her real upbringing. She studied at Ringling College of Art and Design and the New York Studio Residency Program receiving an MFA at the University of Maryland and an MA from the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Young’s work has been supported through grants from the City of Cincinnati, the Surdna Foundation and the NEA and her work has been featured in numerous art journals including Sculpture Magazine. Recently, her work has been nationally exhibited in several critical spaces: Bullseye Projects in Portland, Oregon where she was a finalist in the eMerge 2014 Glass Biennial, the Urban Institute of Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids, Michigan as part of the ArtPrize festival, and the 21c Museum in Cincinnati and Louisville. In 2015 she will exhibit in the Currents International New Media Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico and 1708 Gallery’s InLight Richmond exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Young has been a fellow at many residencies including Jentel Residency Program in Wyoming, the Ragdale Foundation in Illinois, the Hambidge Arts Center in Georgia and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She has taught in the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning at the University of Cincinnati as well as at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.