Born 1980
Living and working in Hobart, Tasmania
 

Education

2005 Master of Fine Art (Research) University of Tasmania (Hobart)
2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons ) University of Tasmania (Hobart )
1999-01 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting ) University of Tasmania (Hobart )
 

Grants/Scholarships/Residencies/Prizes

2015 Australian Council Project Grant
2012 Winner, Bay of Fires Art Prize, judged by Glenn Barkley, Professor Marie
Sierra and Robert Owen
Artsbridge Grant for Travel, Arts Tasmania
2011-12 Professional Development Grant, Arts Tasmania.
Artist in Residence, Arts Tasmania, 146 Elizabeth Street, Hobart
Artist in Residence, at Mission, NG Gallery, Chippendale, NSW
2007-08 Artist in Residence, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne
2007 Winner, Burnie Art Prize, Anesthetist’s Award
2005-06 MONA Scholarship, Tasmania
2004 NAVA artists grant, for exhibition at Carnegie Gallery, Hobart
1998 Winner, Elizabeth College Hobart, Product Dynamics Art Prize
 

Selected Finalist

2019 Lloyd Rees Art Prize, Colville Gallery, Hobart Finalist
2017 University of Queensland National Self-portrait Prize (By invitation)
2016 Fleurieu Food and Wine Prize, South Australia
R and M McGivern Prize, Ringwood Victoria
2015 Lloyd Rees Art Prize, Colville Gallery, Hobart
2014 Glover Art Prize, Evandale, Tasmania
Kogarah Art Prize, NSW
Gold Coast Art Prize, Gold Coast Arts Centre Queensland
Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown, NSW
2013 Semi-finalist, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
Paddington Art Prize, Sydney
Hobart City Art Prize, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Hobart
Lloyd Rees Memorial Art Prize, Colville Gallery Hobart
2012 Redlands Art Awards, Queensland
AAA National Art Prize, Sydney
2011 Agendo Art Prize, Emerging Artists under 35, Hellier Gallery, Melbourne
Muswellbrook Art Prize, Muswellbrook Regional Art Centre, NSW
Casella Art Prize, Griffith Regional Art Gallery, Griffith, NSW
2010 Off The Wall, Emerging Artist Showcase, Art Melbourne
Calleen Art Prize, Cowra Regional Gallery, NSW
2009 Publishers’ Cup Cricket Art Prize, Sydney Cricket Ground
Poimena Art Award, Art Gallery, Launceston Church Grammar School
Brett Whiteley Travelling Scholarship, Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney
Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Substation Arts Centre, Melbourne
Archangel Art Prize, St Michael’s School, St Kilda, Melbourne
2008 Brett Whiteley Travelling Scholarship, Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney
Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Substation Arts Centre, Melbourne
2007 Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award, Centrehouse, Lane Cove, NSW
Agendo Art Prize, Emerging Artists under 35, Gardener Gallery, Melbourne
2006 Brett Whiteley Travelling Scholarship, Brett Whiteley Studio, Sydney
Fletcher Jones Contemporary Art Prize, Geelong Gallery, Geelong, Victoria
2005 Hobart City Art Prize, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 New Works = Alan Young, Colville Gallery, Hobart
2017 Editing the Landscape, Colville Gallery, Hobart
2016 Dance, Moonah Arts Centre, Hobart
2015 Dance Like Everybody is Watching, Sawtooth ARI, Launceston.
2014 Young and Modern, Ray Hughes Gallery, Surry Hills, NSW
Extra Sensory, LARQ Gallery, Queenstown, Tasmania
2013 Persona, Top Gallery Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania
2012 One of a Kind, Gallery Parnella, St Helens, Tasmania
Upbeat 146 Arts Space, Arts Tasmania, Hobart
Mapping, Ray Hughes Gallery, Surry Hills, NSW
2011 Neighbourhood, Wallspace, Arts Tasmania, Hobart Stories, Red Wall Gallery, Republic Bar, Hobart
2008 One of a Kind, Victoria Park Gallery, ARI, Melbourne
2007 Nobody’s Perfect, Despard Gallery, Hobart
2006 Wine, Dance, Song, Moorilla Scholarship Exhibition, TMAG, Hobart
2005 MFA Submission, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart
2003 Drawings, Entrepot Gallery Hobart New Paintings, Red Wall Gallery, Hobart
 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Annual Artists Show Coville Gallery, Hobart
2017 Edition 2, Penny Contemporary Gallery, Hobart
Glover in Arcadia, The Barn, Ronsy Farm, Hobart
National Self Portrait Prize, University Queensland, Finalist
Annual Artists Show Coville Gallery, Hobart
2016 Heritage Month, Clarendon House, Evansdale, Tasmania
2013 Life’s a Beach, Ray Hughes Gallery
2012 Jun Chen and Gallery artists Sydney and stock shows, Ray Hughes Gallery
2009 Something I Said, Helen Gory Gallery, Melbourne
2007 Collecting for Tasmania 11, Devonport Regional Gallery
 

Commissions

2016 Gallery sign, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart.
2014 Courtyard Design, Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart
 

Collections

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Devonport Regional Art Gallery
MONA, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. Ray Hughes Collection, Sydney

Selected Bibliography

2015 Mary Machen, Artist in Tune with Dancing, The Examiner, November7
2014 Anna Johnson, Young and Modern, Sydney Morning Herald.01/02
Lucy Hawthorne, Extra Sensory, Tas Wrap, Art Collector. Issue 68
Jason Thomas, Home is where the art is, The Advocate, 27/05 p24
Glen Barkley& Raymond Arnold, Extra Sensory Catalogue.
2012 Arts Hub Alan Young wins the first Bay of Fires Art Prize, 10/06
Cherie Cooper, Art Prize Winner Inspired to Tell Stories. UTAS magazine
2010 James Makin, Off the Wall Art Melbourne, Catalogue.