Doug Young

Studio Building
Studio Interior
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Studio Location
Nuclear Launch Center (2008) wood,plastic,paint, dimensions variable
Ball of Chain (2005) wood, dimensions variable
The Levitating Tire (2007) wood, tire, paint 50"x50"x24"
The Soldiers - Rug (2009) wool, linen 108"x108"
Gorilla Foot Ashtray (2005) western African lowland gorilla foot, ceramic, dirt 18"x16"x8"
Artist's Statement

My sculptures are inspired as much by external phenomena as they are by a need to create understanding and meaning in my own life through discipline and work.  For more information please visit


1997 MFA Pratt Institute
1995 BFA The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2001 Guinness Book World Record Longest non-stop banjo performance in history—24 hours total.
Group Exhibitions
2010 Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, Magic: The Science of Wonder
2009 Los Angeles Conference on Magic History, Los Angeles
2009 Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba, Chelsea Visits Havana
2009 Midland Art Center Indianapolis, Town Hall Meeting