Visual Arts Department Co-Chair
Liz Young, a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow, received a BFA from Otis College of Art and Design. She has exhibited her work in galleries and museums, nationally and in Europe. Her work has been supported by Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), MOCA in Los Angeles, Santa Monica Museum of Art, The Luckman Center, Exit Art and Hallwalls in New York, Molndal Konsthall, Sweden, Long Beach Museum, the Skirball Center, Kappa Museum, Prague, and the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department as well as commercial galleries including Western Project, Andrew Shire, Deep River and POST. Young is the recipient of a Guggenhiem Fellowship and has received grants, both local, state and national awards; a City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs grant, California Arts Council grants, a Surdna Fellowship and a J. Paul Getty Fellowship. She has also participated in residencies at the McColl Center for Visual Art in Charlotte, North Carolina and the Ucross Foundation in Wyoming as well as the Headlands Center for the Art and the MacDowell Art Colony. Her works are in many private and public collections including LACMA, Lef Foundation, Greve Foundation, and the Norton Family Foundation. Liz Young has taught at the California Institute for the Arts, The Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Art Center College of Art and Design and Claremont Graduate School.