Hamish Young (b. 1972 Rotherham, UK) studied BA Sculpture at Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Higher Education and MA(RCA) Sculpture at the Royal College of Art. He is an experienced teacher and education leader. He lives and works in Portishead, Bristol.
Hamish is the winner of the Visual Art Open (2019).
Selected group exhibitions include:
Visual Art Open, Chester (2019); ING Discerning Eye, The Mall Galleries, London (2019); RWA 167 Annual Open Exhibition, Bristol (2019); Draw Art Fair, Saatchi Gallery, London (2019); RWA Sculpture Open Exhibition, Bristol (2019); ING Discerning Eye, The Mall Galleries, London (2018); RWA 166 Annual Open Exhibition, Bristol (2018); Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London (2018); The Gallery at AUB, Bournemouth (2019); The Royal Drawing School, Shoreditch (2019); Drawing Projects UK, Trowbridge (2019); New Light Prize Exhibition, The Bowes Museum, Durham (2017); Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield (2018) The Bankside Gallery, London (2018); Tullie House Museum, Carlisle (2018-19); Zoopraxiscope, Cambridge Conference of Contemporary Poetry, Trinity College, University of Cambridge (2002); Boiler, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London (2000). His work is held in private collections.
Hamish also works in collaboration with his wife, under the name Bateson & Young. Their collaborative partnership began in 2003. Group exhibitions include:
40/80, Burton Museum & Art Gallery, Bideford (2011); H:Art, The Drawing Gallery, Walford (2010); Contemporary Prints, The Drawing Gallery, Walford (2009); 40/80, The Drawing Gallery, Walford (2009); Contemporary Drawings, Victoria & Albert Museum, London (2009); Oriel Davies Open RE: Drawing, Oriel Davies Gallery, Powys (2008); Systems & Series, The Drawing Gallery, London Art Fair, London (2007); Drawing Inspiration, Abbott Hall, Cumbria (2006); 40/40, The Drawing Gallery, London (2005); The Jerwood Drawing Prize, The Jerwood Space, London and tour (2005); and 25 Artists-25 Drawings, The Drawing Gallery, London (2004). Their work is held in the Victoria & Albert Museum collection and private collections in the UK and Switzerland.
Hamish is co-author of Fine Art Metal Casting: An Illustrated Guide to Mould Making and Lost Wax Processes (London: Robert Hale, 2003).