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Anthony Peyton Young is a Boston based artist born and raised in Charleston, WV. Working primarily in painting, drawing, and collage, Young’s work explores identity, ancestry and memorialization with heavy influences from Black Americana, film, and his home state West Virginia.


He earned his B.A. from West Virginia State University and his M.F.A. from School of the Museum of Fine Arts/ Tufts University. Young has won awards such as the School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University Traveling Fellowship and the Walter Feldman Fellowship for Emerging Artist.


His work is included in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Juliette Art Museum. He has also been featured in publications such as Gay Letter Magazine, Evergreen Review, and The Boston Globe. Young has presented his work at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and Harvard’s Black Portraiture Conference.


Anthony Peyton Young took part in ‘LUCKY CHARM’ a Group Exhibition of 28 International Artists. Presented by Lisa Boudet in association with Moosey Art. Opening the 4th of November 2021 at Hoxton Arches in London, United Kingdom.

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