ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART STAFF PROFILE

https://www.rca.ac.uk/more/staff/isabel-young/

 

EDUCATION

 

2010 - 2012

Masters in Landscape Architecture (with Distinction)
University of Greenwich


2004 - 2005
Postgraduate Certificate in Education
University of Greenwich


2000 - 2002
Masters in Fine Art
Royal College of Art


1996 - 1999

BA (hons) Fine Art (with First Class Honours)
University of Wales, Institute Cardiff


1995 -1996
BTEC Foundation Studies in Art & Design
Cheltenham and Gloucester College of HE

LECTURING / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

 

2018 -  Current Post

Tutor (Research) Graduate Diploma in Art & Design

Royal College of Art

2017 -  2018

Lecturer in Art, Design, Media in the Department of International Studies

University for the Creative Arts

2017 -  Current

Visiting Lecturer

The Art Academy

 

2016 - 2017

Course Manager (Graphics and 3D), & Curriculum Co-Ordinator for Creative Industries Faculty

City of Westminster College

 

2013 - 2014
Lecturer in International Pathway Programmes: Fine Art Specialism
University for the Creative Arts

2012
Assistant Landscape Architect
Churchman Landscape Architects


2008 – 2011
Lecturer in Visual Arts

Foundation Art & Design
University of Gloucestershire

 

2007 – 2011
Lecturer in Fine Art: Painting & Drawing

BA (hons) Fine Art
University of Gloucestershire


2006 - 2009
Associate Lecturer BA (hons) Fine Art (2D)
Central Saint Martins College Of Art & Design
University Of The Arts London


2005 - 2007
Lecturer in Painting & Drawing

HND Fine Art & Graphic Design
West Thames College, London


2004 - 2005
Lecturer in Art & Design
Southgate College, London


2002 - 2008
Visiting Lecturer
City & Guilds Art School
Kensington & Chelsea College, Kingston University
Newcastle University, Nottingham University

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS


2012 (current) Licentiate Member of the Landscape Institute (Chartered Institute for Landscape Architects)

 

 

FORTHCOMING PROJECTS

 

2020/21 Phase 2: Speed of Thought - a touring and expanded exhibition & catalogue. Co-curated with Alison Hand

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

2020 Fictions. Gary Clough and Isabel Young. The Cello Factory, London


2017 Architecture of Landscape. Alison Hand & Isabel Young. Arthouse1, London

2008 Isabel Young Laing Solo, Laing Art Gallery, Tyne & Wear Museums, Newcastle

 

2007 ‘The Exaltation of the Tamarin’, Rockwell, London

 

2004 ‘Rising Tides’ Rosy Wilde Gallery, London

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2020 Picture Palace. Transition Gallery, London

2020 Fundraising Event for The Art Academy at Christies, London

2019 Speed of Thought. Newington Gallery, The Art Academy, London


2015 Small is Beautiful, Flowers Cork Street, London

 

2014 'Detail' H Project Space (Bangkok), Transition Gallery and The Usher Gallery, UK

 

2014 Small is Beautiful, Flowers, New York

 

2013 Small Is Beautiful, Flowers, Kingsland Road, London

 

2012 Gilchrist Fisher 21st Anniversary Exhibition, Rebecca Hossack Gallery


2011
How The Light Gets In, Institute of Art and Ideas, The Globe, UK

 

2010 SV10, Studio Voltaire, London


2010 Manchester Contemporary Art Fair (with Mermaids and Monsters)


2009 Small Is Beautiful, Flowers, Kingsland Road, London


2009 Fringe MKPainting Prize Exhibition, Milton Keynes


2008 Unnatural Habitats (3-person show), Flowers, Kingsland Road, London

2008 Group Show, Stone Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

 

2008 London Art Fair (with Flowers), London

2008 Chelsea Art Fair (with TAG Fine Arts), London


2007 Faith, Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough, Halifax


2007 Jerwood Contemporary Painters (Finalist Exhibition) Jerwood Space, BayArt, The Lowry


2007 Artificial Glory, Standpoint Gallery, London


2006 Half Life, Fieldgate Gallery, London


2006 Gilchrist Fisher Award Exhibition, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London


2006 Between Worlds, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London


2005 Maji-Yabai, Tokyo Wondersite, Tokyo, Japan


2005 ArtFutures 2005, (Contemporary Art Society), Bloomberg Space, London

 

2005 The Unlimited Dream Company, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle


2005 Acid Drops & Sugar Candy, Transition & Foster Art, London


2005 Pocket-Scopic (Exhibitor & Curator), Sartorial Contemporary Art, London


2005 Into the White, Hat Factory Gallery, University of Luton


2005 BOC Emerging Artist Award exhibition, BOC Headquarters UK

 

2005 Heaven and Earth, Hackney Empire Theatre


2004 John Moores 23, The Walker, National Museums Liverpool


2004 Zoo Art Fair (with Rockwell)


2004 The Horizon of Expectation, The Empire Gallery, London

 

2004 If you go Down to the Woods Today, Rockwell, London


2003 Snow, Transition Gallery, London


2003 A Tiny New Nation (Curated by Bowieart), London


2003 Vaguely Romantic, Rosy Wilde Gallery, London


2003 Rockwell (Inaugural Exhibition), Rockwell Gallery, London

 

1999 Clean Slate, Cardiff

CURATORIAL PRACTICE


2019 Speed of Thought. Co-curated with Alison Hand. Newington Gallery, The Art Academy, London

 

2013 Curator of the Final Exhibition for Graduate Diploma in Art & Design, University for the Creative Arts

 

2008 – 2011Curator of the Final Exhibition for Foundation Art & Design (Painting), University of Gloucestershire

 

2007 Artificial Glory, Standpoint Gallery, London


2006 & 2007 Curator of the Final Exhibition for HND Fine Art, West Thames College


2006 Between Worlds, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London


2005 Pocket-Scopic, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London

 

AWARDS & FUNDING

 

2020 RKE Research Costs Fund from the RCA for ‘Fictions’ research exhibition

 

2019 RKE Research Costs Fund from the RCA for ‘Speed of Thought’ curatorial project

 

2019 Funding from The Art Academy, London, for ‘Speed of Thought’ curatorial project

2015 Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust Award

 

2010 Shortlisted Dazed and Confused Artists’ Award

 

2007 Grants for the Arts, Arts Council of England


2007 Jerwood Contemporary Painters


2006 The Gilchrist Fisher Award for Landscape

 

2005 Shortlisted BOC Emerging Artist Award

 

2002 The Gordon Luton Award for Fine Art


2001 Basel H. Alkazzi Travel Scholarship to New York

CATALOGUES & BOOKS / ARTIST' BOOKS / PRESS REVIEWS


2016 Chillingham: Its Cattle, Castle and Church. Edited by Paul Bahn & Vera Mutimer. Publshed by Fonthill Media (21 April 2016).

          Map of Chillingham by Isabel Young. Map commissioned by the Chillingham Wild Cattle Association

 

2014 ‘(Detail)’, Catalogue for the touring exhibition. Published by Transition Editions


2009 FringeMK 2009 Painting Prize (Catalogue)


2008 Extended essay by Alison Hand commissioned by the Laing Art Gallery for Isabel Young Laing Solo exhibition


2008 Unnatural Habitats, Flowers exhibition catalogue


2007 The Guardian Guide ‘Exhibitions’’, The Guardian. Article by Jessica Lack


2007 ‘Previews’ Time Out London. Article by Gabriel Coxhead


2007 Jerwood Contemporary Painters. Exhibition Catalogue


2006 Celeste Art Prize 2006, Catalogue


2005 Turps-Banana, ‘John Moores 23 at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool’. Article by Alistair Robinson


2005 The Basil H Alkazzi Foundation (Book).

          A Celebration of Twenty Years Association Between the Foundation and the Royal College of Art

 

2005 Fashnriot, Issue 3 (Artist’ Book). Edited by Anne Hardy and Fiona McLean


2004 G2 ‘Pick of the Week Exhibitions’, The Guardian Article by Jessica Lack


2004 John Moores 23, Catalogue. Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool


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

 

2003 Fashnriot, Issue 2 (Artist’ Book). Edited by Anne Hardy and Fiona McLean

 

2003 'Friends in High Places' Art Review July/Aug. Article by Jessica Lack


1999 Clean Slate, Exhibition Catalogue

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