Joyce Phillips Young

 

Joyce Phillips Young has created a unique style for her art expressions through the use of rich, vibrant colors which evoke excitement and emotional responses from the viewer.  The work of the artist reflects her many years of study and interest in art, training in music, and passion for the joy and happiness she derives from creating art. 
Ms. Young attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Design and a Masters of Education Degree in Art Education.  In 1991 Joyce became the first female art supervisor for the Cincinnati Public Schools.  She also has taught African American Art History at the University of Cincinnati, and has received much public recognition and numerous awards for her work as a painter, muralist, arts educator, and arts advocate.  The artist has exhibited in numerous group and invitational exhibitions locally, nationally, and in the Caribbean.