Laurence Young is a career artist living and painting in Provincetown, MA. His contemporary paintings have a twist of the past- inspired by historical black and white imagery of the Outer Cape and the Islands.
Young’s personal history to Provincetown dates back to the early 60’s and was inspired by the works of Charles Hawthorne. Young studied plein-air painting with teacher and artist, Lois Griffel. Lois was a student of Henry Henche and became the Director of the Cape Cod School of Art. Later in his career Laurence had the opportunity to work with Wolf Kahn and then Cynthia Packard. He credits all three artists as having greatly influenced his painting.
Young graduated from from University of Hartford with a BFA in art education -1974. He then went onto RISD to get his Masters in Printmaking - 1979.
As a painter, he has had numerous solo and invitational exhibits - Nationally as well and Internationally. His work is part of many public and private collections including the Provincetown Art Assoc. and Museum.
Currently he is represented by: Alden Gallery, Provincetown; Gregg Irby Fine Arts, Atlanta, GA; Mill Brook Gallery, Concord, NH; Powers Gallery, Acton, MA; View Gallery, Ridgeland, MS; Williams McCall Gallery, Miami, FL; Contemporian Banks/Adams Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA;
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