complete CV here (pdf)

Born 1958 in New York City, Millicent Young received her MFA from James Madison University and two Professional Fellowship Awards from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in 1999 and 2014. Exhibiting widely, her work has been recognized by curators and directors from institutions including DIA, Hirshhorn, New Museum, Guggenheim Museum and Whitney Museum. Young’s work received a top award at the 2005 Biennale in Florence, Italy. Her most recent solo show, “Of This”, was at Cross Contemporary Art, Saugerties, New York. Millicent Young currently resides in the Hudson Valley.


"Millicent Young:Spirituality and Awareness in Contemporary Art" Jonathan Goodman, FronteraD, 2019
"Millicent Young at Cross Contemporary Art" Jonathan Goodman, White Hot Magazine, 2019
"Millicent Young: Encountering the Unknown" Scott Gleeson, Peripheral Vision Press 2018
"Millicent Young:Earthly Flights of Imagination" Kingston Arts, 2018
POSIT: a journal of art and literature, #16, 2018
"Remembering Awe" Sarah Sargent 2017
"Under the Radar: Millicent Young" Ann Landi October 2016
"Known/Not Known" exhibition catalog 2014
"Millicent Young Seeks a New Mythology" Sarah Sargent November 2013
"Millicent Young's Transformative Gift" Gerald Ross, 2013
"Millicent Young:Solid into Vapor" Deborah McLeod, 2013

Grand Rapids Art Museum - 2011 Artprize