LISA YOUNG completed a Master of Arts (Fine Art) at RMIT University in 2003. Selected solo exhibitions include at Geelong Art Gallery (2015), Sarah Scout Presents (2012, 2014, 2016 and 2019), Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne (2005); RMIT Gallery (2003); and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (2000). Recent group exhibitions include Strangefellows (with Claire Lambe), Wyndham Art Gallery (2015) and WestSpace, Melbourne (2013); and The Monk’s Parlour (with Claire Lambe and Callum Perry) The Alderman, Brunswick (2010).
Young has completed major public art commissions including Foyer, Crown Towers (2008); Island Wave, City of Melbourne, (2003); and Curlicue, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne (2002), and has been the recipient of Australia Council grants in 1999 and 2002. Young actively supports artists through the hosting of various projects and exhibitions in the gallery space located above The Alderman in Brunswick. These projects have included Death Be Kind (2009–11) and Incidents Above a Bar (2014–15), an extensive series of exhibitions organised by Lisa Young and Steven Rendall, that engage and critique current painting practices.