Coen Young

Coen Young’s solo exhibitions include Here in this cool, airconditioned room, Kronenberg Wright Artists Projects, Sydney 2017 and general images, Fox Jensen Gallery, Auckland 2016. His work is held in the collections of the Art Gallery of New South Wales; the National Art School and Artbank, Sydney; Murdoch University, Perth; as well as important private collections across Asia, Europe and North America. In 2015 Young was the recipient of the Redlands Konica Minolta Contemporary Art Prize for emerging artists and in 2009 received the Clitheroe Foundation Scholarship.

“The School was foundational for me in gaining clarity on what compels me to produce, and was significant for me in terms of coming to understand how I most enjoy working.”

b. 1988, Sydney / lives and works in Sydney

NAS student, 2007–2009
Bachelor of Fine Art – Painting (Honours), NAS 2010

Untitled, 2017, acrylic, urethane and
silver nitrate on paper, 220 × 140 cm.
Gift of Coen Young, 2018

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