Central Art Gallery

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Young at Art

The Art of Justin Young

July 11-September 2

After graduating from high school in Iowa City, Justin earned a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University.

He has enjoyed painting since he was a youngster. He uses pastels, watercolors, acrylics, charcoal, etc. for his “Young at Art” Collection which includes cityscapes, pets, human and architectural portraits. He enjoys creating whimsical clay like Christmas ornaments and board games. In addition, after work:

  • He teaches private art lessons for children
  • He has done numerous commissioned artworks for individuals and companies.
  • He has conducted art workshops for K-12 and Universities
  • He has exhibited art in the central Iowa area; Iowa State Fair, public places like the Warren Cultural Center and the Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Neb.

Awards and Honors

  • “People’s Choice” – Hoyt Sherman Art Show – 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020
  • “People’s Choice” – Iowa Watercolor Society Art Show – 2019
  • “Honorable Mention” – Hoyt Sherman Art Show – 2008 and 2018.
  • “Second Place” – Iowa State Fair Fine Art – 2016
  • “Honorable Mention” – Iowa State Fair Fine Art – 2016
  • “Honorable Mention” – Polk County Art Show – 2016
  • “People’s Choice” – Iowa State Fair Fine Art – 2007
  • A Signature Membership from the Iowa Watercolor Society (IWS)
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Contact Info for Justin Young