ISABEL YOUNG
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Education

2000 - 2002        Royal College of Art, London, Masters in Fine Art
1996 - 1999        University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, BA (hons) Fine Art (First Class Honours)
1995 - 1996        Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education
BTEC Foundation Studies in Art and Design

Selected Exhibitions

April 2006               Between Worlds, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London
March 2006            England’s Dreaming, Bedford Row, London
Feb 2006                 The Gilchrist Fisher Award, The Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London
Dec 2005                ‘Maji-Yabai!!’  ‘Fuckin’ Brilliant!!’, Tokyo Wondersite, Japan
Nov 2005                 ArtFutures 2005, Bloomberg Space, London. Curated by The Contemporary Art Society
Nov 2005                 Acid Drops and Sugar Candy, Transition Gallery and Foster Art, London
Sept 2005                The Unlimited Dream Company, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle, Curated by Alistair Robinson
Sept 2005                Shortlisted BOC Emerging Artist Award Exhibition, BOC Headquarters, Surrey
July 2005                 Heaven and Earth, Hackney Empire Theatre
May 2005                Into the White, Hat Factory Gallery, University of Luton
March/April 2005    Pocket-Scopic, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London
March/April 2005    Under The Bridge, Castleford, Sponsored by Channel 4. Curated by Stephen Denton and Blue Wilson
Nov/Dec 2004         If you go Down to the Woods Today, Rockwell, London, Curated by Robin Mason
Oct/Nov 2004          The Horizon of Expectation, The Empire Gallery, London, Curated by Caroline List
Oct 2004                  Zoo Art Fair, London
Sept/Nov 2004        John Moores 23, The Walker, National Museums Liverpool
Jan 2004                  Rising Tides, Rosy Wilde Gallery, London (Solo show)
Dec 2003                 Snow, Transition Gallery London, Curated by Stella Vine
Sept/Oct 2003         A Tiny New Nation London, Bowieart.com Curated by Beth Mears and Sam Dargan
Sept/Oct 2003         Vaguely Romantic, Rosy Wilde Gallery, London
May/June 2003       Rockwell, London
Nov 2002                  The Discerning Eye, The Mall Galleries, London
March/July 2002      Art Projects London
2002 (ongoing)        Carry on Drawing, A travelling Show of Works on Paper, Curated by Avantika Bawa
May 01/July 02        Eurostar London
Oct/Nov 1999          Clean Slate Cardiff, Curated by Paul Beauchamp & Sean O’Reilly, With assistance from Wales Arts International,
The British Council, Arts Council for Wales, Centre for Visual Arts Cardiff and UWIC
July 1998                 Sherman Gallery Cardiff

Forthcoming Exhibitions

June/July 06            Half Life, Fieldgate Gallery, London
2007                        Laing Solo, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle (Solo Show)
2007                        England’s Dreaming, Chelsea Gallery, US

Articles/Publications

2006        The Gilchrist-Fisher Award 2006, Catalogue

2005        Fresh, The Biscuit Factory, Autumn 2005, Issue 11
“The Unlimited Dream Company.” P 12
2005        Heaven And Earth, catalogue

2005        Turps-Banana
John Moores 23 at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Issue 1, p48
Article by Alistair Robinson.

2005        The Guardian
G2, “Pick of the Week Exhibitions”. Article by Jessica Lack. April 4 2004

2005        The Basil H Alkazzi Foundation
A celebration of twenty years association between the Foundation and the Royal College of Art

2005        Fash N Riot Fluff and Anti-Fluff, Issue 3, 2005
Edited by Anne Hardy and Fiona McLean

2004        John Moores 23, Catalogue
John Moores 23 at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

2004        Mix Magazine, Spring 2004
Artist Run Culture, Isabel Young, Rising Tides

2003        Fash N Riot Kunst Chaos Kraft, Issue 2, 2003
Edited by Anne Hardy and Fiona McLean

2003        ArtReview, Volume LIV. July/August 2003
Friends In High Places by Jessica Lack, Photography by Rob Carter

Oct 2001        RCA Painting, Interim Show Catalogue

Oct 1999        Clean Slate Catalogue
The European Artists Network Conference
With assistance from Wales Arts International, The British Council, Arts Council for Wales, Centre for Visual Arts
Cardiff and UWIC


Awards and Bursaries

Jan 2006        Winner: The Gilchrist Fisher Award

July 2005        Shortlisted BOC Emerging Artist Award

July 2002        The Gordon Luton Award for Fine Art
The Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers

Sept 2001       Basel H. Alkazzi Travel Scholarship to New York