Pippa Young - Self-inflicted, detail

Pippa Young

United Kingdom

Figurative Art


Pippa Young
Pippa Young
United Kingdom
November 24, 2015
Aya received her MA in English Language and Literature in 2012. She likes dancing, traveling, cycling and spending time with her pets.

Pippa Young is an emerging artist from the United Kingdom, whose works center around the fragmentation of our experience and the nature of reality. She works in a variety of media, but is primarily known for her paintings. In 2012, the artist received a first class honors degree in Fine Art from Falmouth University, United Kingdom.

The Drawings by Pippa Young

Pippa Young - Consequences 5 and 6
Left: Pippa Young – Consequences 5 / Right: Pippa Young – Consequences 6

Pippa was shortlisted for NOAC exhibition twice, the Threadneedle Prize exhibition in 2013, the Beers Contemporary Award for Emerging Art in 2014, and prestigious 100 Painters of Tomorrow publication in 2013. In 2014, Rebecca Wilson, head curator at Saatchi Art, selected her as one of the fourteen artists to invest in.

She has exhibited her works in numerous shows throughout the United Kingdom, in the galleries such as Vyner Street Gallery in London, Bucca Gallery in Newlyn, Arusha Gallery in Edinburgh, and Cornwall Contemporary in Penzance.

The Drawings by Pippa Young

Pippa Young - A Kind of Insanity and Aspiring to a Different Condition
Left: Pippa Young – A Kind of Insanity / Right: Aspiring to a Different Condition

Pippa Young’s drawings and paintings show the human vulnerability and fragility, transience, uncertainty and the subjective perception of reality. She develops her ideas through drawings, and works in various media, such as pencil, printmaking and silverpoint. The artist aims to create contextual narratives and let the viewers interpret them in their own way.

The Drawings by Pippa Young

Pippa Young - Sleeper V, detail
Pippa Young – Sleeper V, detail

She is represented by Arusha Gallery in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Pippa Young works and lives in the United Kingdom.

Featured image: Pippa Young – Self-inflicted (detail)
All images copyright © the artist

YearExhibition TitleGallery/VenueSolo/Group
2016Converge 2016Royal Scottish Academy, EdinburghGroup
2016London Art FairLondonGroup
2016Works on PaperRoyal Geographical Society, London,Group
2015Edinburgh art FairEdinburghGroup
2015Works on Paper FairScience Museum, LondonGroup
2015London Art FairLondonGroup
2015A Shifting Uncertainty - DrawingsArusha Gallery, EdinburghSolo
2014Edinburgh Art FairEdinburghGroup
2014A quick walk to the futureArusha Gallery, EdinburghGroup
2014Critic's Choice ExhibitionNewlyn Society of ArtistsGroup
2014Affordable Art FairBattersea Group
2014Summer ExhibitionMedici Gallery, Cork Street, LondonGroup
2014Affordable Art FairHampsteadGroup
2014Cornwall's influence on the modernist traditionMedici Gallery, Cork Street, LondonGroup
2014Spring ExhibitionMedici Gallery, Cork Street, LondonGroup
2014FluxNewlyn Society of Artists, Heseltine Gallery, TruroGroup
2014Human NatureCornwall Contemporary, PenzanceDuo
2013Winter ExhibitionMedici Gallery, Cork Street, LondonGroup
2013Works on PaperCornwall Contemporary, PenzanceGroup
2013Yuletide ExhibitionBelgrave St IvesGroup
2013Group ShowRen Fine Art, St Mary's Ascot.Group
2013Suspended SentencesREN Fine Art and Bucca, NewlynGroup
2013Summer ShowBeaux Arts, BathGroup
2013Affordable Art FairBristolGroup
2013Affordable Art FairBatterseaGroup
2013Spring group showHadfield Fine Art, CheltenhamGroup
2013Persistent IllusionBucca Gallery NewlynSolo
2012Winter BonanzaBelgrave Gallery, St IvesGroup
2012Launch CollectiveThe Crypt, St IvesGroup
2012Stellar GraduatesFlavel Arts Centre, DartmouthGroup
2012Small PaintingsBucca Gallery, NewlynGroup
2012DrawingsBucca Gallery, NewlynGroup
2012Rising StarsCoombe Gallery, DartmouthGroup
2012bareSPACEVyner Street Gallery, LondonGroup
2012ResonateSummer House Gallery, MarazionGroup
2010TracesNew Street Gallery PenzanceSolo