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Doug Young

Born in Chicago
Lives and works in Brooklyn

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EDUCATION

MFA  Pratt Institute
BFA   The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 General Dynamics | The Lodge Gallery | New York
2016 Installation of Chains | Van Doren Waxter | New York
2014 Trace Evidence | The Lodge Gallery | New York
2008 One Soft Infested Summer | Roebling Hall | New York
2007 The Eternity of White | Alcove | New York
2004 The House of Dark Hours | Roebling Hall | Brooklyn
2003 Bell & Young Over and Beyond | The Pond | Chicago
2003 “Something Else”, WLUW (88.7) FM | Sunday, March 23 | Chicago
2002 Easter Rooftop Performance | Willoughby & Wilson | Brooklyn
2002 The Garden | John Connelly Presents at Brooklyn Front Gallery | Brooklyn

AWARDS

2001 Guinness Book World Record Longest non-stop banjo performance in history—24 hours total

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Paul Brainard: ROASTED | The Lodge Gallery | New York
2015 Post Human Utopia | The Lodge Gallery | New York
2014 Pop-up Brooklyn | Wasserman Projects | Birmingham, MI
2014 The Invitational | Kunsthalle Galapagos | Brooklyn
2014 It’s a Bored Nation | Kunsthalle Galapagos | Brooklyn
2013 Into the Vortex | Lesley Heller Workspace | New York
2011 Die Like You Really Mean It | Allegra La Viola Gallery | New York
2011 Working Together | Sugar | Brooklyn
2011 Magic | Bumbershoot | Seattle
2010 Love and Freedom | Sugar | Brooklyn
2010 Magic: The Science of Wonder | Houston Museum of Natural Science | Houston
2009 Los Angeles Conference on Magic History | Los Angeles
2009 Chelsea Visits Havana | Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes | Havana, Cuba
2009 Town Hall Meeting | Midland Art Center | Indianapolis
2009 A Taste of Sugar | Sugar | Brooklyn
2007 Mcleod Room | Mcleod Residence | Seattle
2006 Friends of Wyatt | Texas Firehouse | Long Island City, NY
2005 Facing Newark | Newark Arts Council | Newark NJ
2005 Lumen | Red Saw | Newark, NJ
2004 Dum Dum Grown-Up Art | HEREart | New York
2004 Infinity | Hogar Collection | Brooklyn
2003 Portraiture Salon Style | Diamantina Gallery | Brooklyn
2001 Banjo Performance | Good Bad Art Collective | Brooklyn
2000 Group Show | Exhibition Space 156 | Brooklyn
1997 Christmas Show | The Williamsburg Art & Historical Center | Brooklyn
1995 Armed for Bear | Backburner Clearinghouse Gallery | Chicago
1994 All Elvis Hunka Hunka Burnin– Love | Tabula Rasa Gallery | Chicago
1994 Small Works | One Country Gallery | Chicago
1993 Open Walls | ARC Gallery | Chicago
1993 The Artwork of Jason Bell & Doug Young | Neo-Futuranium | Chicago
1993 The First Show | The 80 Watt Space | Chicago
1992 Sentimental Art | Beret International Gallery | Chicago

PRESS

Bedford + Bowery “Artist Doug Young Attempts to Elevate ‘Low’ Art to Uplifting” | November 15, 2016
The Examiner “Winter gallery focus: 2014” | February, 2014
Bedford + Bowery “A Record-Setting Banjo Picker Created These Fantastic Glass Paintings” | February 26, 2014
Whitehot Magazine“Die Like You Really Mean It @ Allegra LaViola Gallery” | November, 2011
The Seattle Weekly“Bumbershoot Visual Art Preview: The Magic Show” | September 2, 2011
The Seattle Times“Bumbershoot Preview: Visual Arts” | September 1, 2011
Breakthrough RadioInterview: Art Uncovered: Doug Young | May 17, 2011
Genii: The Conjurers’ Magazine“The 11th Los Angeles Conference on Magic History” | January 2010 • Volume 73 • Number 1
The New Cuba“Chelsea Visits Havana “ | April 14, 2009
New York Times“Havana Biennial in Which Chelsea takes a Field Trip to Cuba” | March 31, 2009
BBC News“Art Exhibit Fuels US-Cuba Thaw” | March 29, 2009
Reuters (ABC News)“Cuba Opens First Big US Art Exhibit Since 1980’”s | March 28, 2009
Wall Street Journal “Cuba Now” | March 27, 2009
Associated Press “NY Art Exhibit Takes Chelsea to Havana” | March 23, 2009
Sunset“A Lounge for Inspiration” | November, 2007
Interior Design“Fit For a Lady” | September, 2007
NY Arts Magazine“Dum Dum Grown-ups” | March, 2004
Block Magazine“Bringing Art Home” | January, 2004
TimeOut New York“Housing Development” | January 22-29, 2004
24-Hour Banjo MarathonBanjo Newsletter | December, 2001
New York Press“Doug Young Sets a New World Record for Banjo-Playing” | June 6-12, 2001

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