Artist: Brent Kee Young

Lamp worked glass
  • Professor, Glass and Head of the Glass Department, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland Ohio, 1973 to Present, responsible for all functions, curricular and physical.   Independent Glass Artist.

  • University Hospital: Ajuja Medical Center, Beachwood, OH
    American Glass Museum, Millville, New Jersey
    Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
    Birmingham Museum of Fine Art, Birmingham, Alabama
    Bergstrom Mahler Art Museum, Neenah, Wisconsin
    Butler institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
    Canton Art Institute, Canton, Ohio
    Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
    Cleveland Art Association, Cleveland, Ohio
    Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
    Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina
    Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York
    First Contemporary Glass Museum, Alcorcon (Madrid), Spain
    First Union Bank, Charlotte, North Carolina
    Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Akron, OH
    Hickory Museum of Art, NC
    High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
    Hokaido Museum of Art, Sapporo, Japan
    Lannan Foundation, Palm Beach, Florida
    Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin
    McDonalds Corporation, Oakbrook, Illinois
    Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA
    Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, Michigan
    Niijima Contemporary Glass Art Museum, Niijima, Tokyo, Japan
    New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
    North Carolina State Museum of Art, NC
    Racine Art Museum, Racine WI
    Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Renwick Gallery, Washington,  D.C.
    Shaw Walker Corporation, Muskegon, Michigan
    Southern Ohio Electric Company, Columbus, OH
    The Santa Fe Museum of Fine Art, NM
    The Toledo Museum of Art, Glass Pavilion, Toledo OH
    The Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah GA.
    University of Texas at El Paso, Texas

  • Jurors Award: 41st Habatat International Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI, 2013
    Sabbatical Leave, Cleveland Institute of Art, Personal Research, Continued Development of Matrix Series.  2013 – 13
    Award for Outstanding Achievement, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, 2013
    Creative Workforce Fellowship, Community Partnership for Arts and Culture, Cuyahoga Co, OH, 2011
    The Viktor Schreckengost Teaching Award, Cleveland Institute of Art, May 2008
    Sabbatical Leave, Cleveland Institute of Art, Personal Research, Development of New Work (Matrix Series) and Travel American Southwest. 2005 – 06
    Sabbatical Leave, Cleveland Institute of Art, Personal Research and Study and Teach in Japan, January 1990 to July 1991
    Cleveland Arts Prize for Visual Arts, Cleveland Ohio, 1987
    Sabbatical Leave, Cleveland Institute of Art, Personal Research and Travel, Glass Conference, Fraunau, Germany, Spring Semester 1985
    Ohio Arts Council Visual Artist Grant, Research in Glass Casting, 1980
    Sabbatical Leave, Cleveland Institute of Art, Personal Research, 1978-79
    National Endowment of the Arts Purchase Award to the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, 1979
    National Teaching Fellow, To implement and teach in experimental areas Develop Glass Studios Curriculum and Programs, Cleveland Institute of Art, 1974 and 1973

  • Solo Exhibitions
    •    Matrix Series: ‘Studies in Form/Illuminating the Common”, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2011
    •    Matrix Series: Brent Kee Young, Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH 2011
    •    Brent Kee Young, Matrix Series, Thomas Riley Galleries, OH 2010
    •    “Light, Line…. Form”, Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2009
    •    Brent Kee Young, Heights Arts Gallery, Cleveland Heights, OH 2008
    •    “Lines and Spaces = Mass”  The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, MD. 2004
    •    Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH 1995
    •    Akron Art Museum, OH, 1994
    •    The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, MD 1993
    •    Gallery ASA, Tokyo, Japan  1993
    •    The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, MD 1987
    •    Towata Gallery of Fine Art, Alton, Ill. 1987
    •    “Personal Visions”, Great American Gallery, Atlanta, GA 1986
    •    Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH 1985
    •    PANACA Gallery, Belleview, WA 1984
    •    Albion Art Gallery, Albion, MI 1979
    •    Habitat Galleries, Dearborn, MI 1979
    •    Synopsys Gallery, Winnetka, IL 1979
    •    Elizabeth Fortner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA 1978
    •    Southern Oregon College, Ashland, OR 1978
    •    Oregon State University Gallery, Corvallis, OR 1977

    INTERNATIONAL / NATIONAL / REGIONAL EXHIBITS:
    2013
    •    41th Annual Habatat International Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI
    •    Arts of Ohio, Zanesville Art Museum, OH
    •    Studio Glass in Focus: Dialogue and Innovation, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland,OH
    •    SOFA Chicago, Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art, Santa Fe, Represented by Thomas R. Riley Galleries, Cleveland, OH
    2012
    •    “New Artifacts”  Glasswork of Brent Kee Young and Sungsoo Kim, Akron Art Museum, OH
    •    “Handle with Care: Recent Acquisitions in Glass”, Racine Art Museum, WI
    •    40th Annual Habatat International Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI
    •    Exhibitions commemorating the 50th Anniversary Studio Glass, Toledo Museum of Glass, OH
    2011
    •    “Expressions” 39th Habatat International Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI
    •    Glass Weekend, Creative Glass Center of America, Millville, NJ, Represented by Thomas Riley Galleries, Cleveland, OH
    •    SOFA: NY, Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art, Represented by Wexler Galleries, Philadelphia PA
    •    SOFA Chicago, Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art, Santa Fe, Represented by Thomas R. Riley Galleries, Cleveland, OH
    •    “Handmade; Contemporary Craft in Ceramics, Glass and Wood” , Carnegie Museum permanent collection, Pittsburgh, PA
    •    “Creators, Innovators and Dreamers – The Creative Workforce Fellows” Fawick Gallery, Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, OH
    •    “Specimens”, Fawick Art Gallery, Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, OH
    •    “Creative Workforce Fellowship” Exhibition, Sandusky Cultural Center, OH
    •    “Cleveland Craft Masters”  River Gallery, Rocky River, OH

    2010
    •    SOFA Chicago, Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art, Santa Fe, Represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe
    •    Exhibition of Cleveland Arts Prize Winners, Cleveland Museum of Art, OH
    •    Ohio Glass Invitational, Mansfield Art Center, OH
    •    “Seeking Radiance”, Spaces,  Cleveland, OH
    2009
    •    Palm Beach III, Palm Beach FL
    •    SOFA: West, Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art, Santa Fe, Represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe
    •    Erie Art Museum: 86th Annual Spring Show, The Wendell Castle Juror’s Award  (Regional)
    •    “Facets”, Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin, OH  (Regional)
    •    Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI

    2008
    •    Palm Beach III, Palm Beach FL
    •    SOFA Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art, New York, Represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe
    •    “Clear Your Mind: Contemporary Glass Invitational”, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA
    •    “Concepts in Glass” Lehigh University Art Gallery, PA.
    •    “Flux: Reflections on Contemporary Glass” New Mexico Museum of Art,
    •    Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
    •    Vortex Gallery, Charlevoix, MI
    2007
    •    “Born of Fire”, Hickory Art Museum, NC Sept 2007
    •    SOFA Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art, Chicago, Represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe
    •    SOFA Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art, New York, Represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
    •    13 Moons Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
    •    Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
    •    Zazen Gallery, Charlevoix, MI
    2006
    •    SOFA New York, Represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe
    •    SOFA Chicago, Represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe
    •    13 Moons Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
    •    Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
    •    Zazen Gallery, Charlevoix, MI
    •    “ 25 Years” Glass Gallery, Bethesda MD
    2005
    •    “Exploring Transparency”, Dubuque Art Museum, IA
    •    Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
    2004
    •    Exhibition of Glass Art” Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
    •    Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, Wisconsin
    •    Corning Museum of Glass, New Glass Review 25
    2003
    •    Asian American Expressions in Art, Artspace, Lima, Ohio
    •    Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, Wisconsin
    2002
    •    University of Michigan Hospitals, Michigan
    •    Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, Wisconsin
    2001
    •    Asian Visions, Beachwood Center for the Arts, Beachwood Ohio. Regional
    •    Art of Fish, River Gallery, Rocky River, Ohio
    •    Glass Enchantment to benefit the Rochester Children’s Theatre, New York
    2000
    •    SOFA Chicago, represented by The Glass Gallery, Chicago
    •    Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, Wisconsin
    1999
    •    Ohio Perspectives: Reflections in Glass, Akron Art Museum, Ohio
    •    SOFA, Sculptural Objects and Functional Art, represented by The Glass Gallery, Chicago
    •    Kaleidoscope: Colors of the Season, Goldman Art Gallery, Rockville Md.
    •    Objects of Desire, Nuance Galleries, Tampa, Florida
    •    Schaff Gallery, 4 Person Show, Cincinnati, Ohio
    •    Annual Glass Exhibit; Art Resources Gallery, Minneapolis, Minn.  1999, 1998.
    1998
    •    SOFA, Chicago, represented by The Glass Gallery, New York
    •    International Exhibition of Glass, Kanazawa, Japan
    •    Ohio Perspectives: Reflections in Glass, Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
    •    Glass Month 98:  20 North Gallery, Toledo, Ohio 1998 & 1997
    •    Recent Works:  Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa
    1997
    •    Glass Today, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
    •    Glorious Glass, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY
    •    Artistic Evolution: 30 Years, 30 Artists, Sandusky Cultural Center, Sandusky, Ohio
    •    Glass Ohio: Southeastern Ohio Cultural Center at the Dairy Barn, Athens, Ohio
    1996
    •    Glass Month ‘96, 20 North Gallery, Toledo, Ohio
    •    Glass Enchantment, Contemporary Glass in America, Rochester, New York
    1995
    •    Corning Museum of Glass, New Glass Review 16, Corning, New York
    •    Glass, National Geographic Society Exhibition Hall, Washington, D.C.
    •    Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Feature Exhibit II, Fish Creek, Wisconsin
    •    International Glass Invitational, Heller Gallery, New York
    •    World Glass Now 17, Azabu Museum of Arts and Crafts, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan annual traveling exhibit, Invited 1981-85, 1988- 1995.