Anthony Peyton Young

Anthony Young is a Boston-based artist born and raised in Charleston, WV.Working primarily in painting, drawing, and collage, Young’s work explores identity, his- tory 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 Fel- lowship and the Walter Feldman Fellowship for Emerging Artist. His work is included in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and the Clay Center of Arts and Science. Young has also been featured in publications such as Gay Letter Magazine, Evergreen Review, and The Boston Globe.