Carolyn Young lives in New South Wales. She is a PhD student in visual arts, photography at The Australian National University (Canberra) and holds an honours degree in Natural Resources from the University of New England.
Inspired by the complexities of nature, and through collaborating with ecologists, farmers and others, Carolyn‘s artwork examines the interface between culture, science and environmental management.
Young has been the recipient of several grants and the 2015 ANU Vice-Chancellors College Artist Fellowship.
In 2015 she was a finalist in the Bowness Photography Prize. Her photographs have been included in a number of national exhibitions and the international exhibition Pingyao International Contemporary Festival in China. Commissioned works include “Grassy Woodland in Spring 2014”, Centre for Contemporary Photography and City of Yarra, “Collective Memories of Shellharbour” for Stockland, “A Shared History of Hall: Nature, Farming, Family” for the Centenary of Canberra.
Her work is held in the collections of The Australian National University, Canberra; Goulburn-Broken Catchment Management Authority, Canberra Hospital; and Murray-Darling Basin Authority, Canberra; and Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Melbourne. In NSW Carolyn is represented by Weswal Gallery.