Nasir Young

Nasir Young. Photo by Naomieh Jovin.

Nasir Young received his BFA from Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Art in 2021. Nasir
is currently represented by Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia. In 2020 he was
awarded The Raymond D. & Estelle Rubens Travel Scholarship to go to London. Young
was awarded an illuminate arts grant in 2021 and 2022, and a 2024 Elizabeth greenshields
grant recipient. He was the Second place winner of the Philadelphia Sketch Club 158th
exhibition of small oils, a 2022 Davinci Art Alliance Resident, and 2023 Delaware
Contemporary resident. Nasir’s primary source of imagery is the everyday scenes of
urban inner city life is influenced by the shared visual language between places. He had his
first solo show in February of 2024 ,and has had multiple group shows around the
Philadelphia region.

Last updated: Jun 17, 2024