Location: Academy of Art, 950 Van Ness
DYoungV has been a resident of San Francisco for the past 17 years. After receiving his MFA in Fine Art from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in 2006, he has actively pursued his artistic vision throughout several gallery and street projects all over the globe. The bulk of his work narrates a post-apocalyptic culture that is building the groundwork for creating a new society. His images display a sense of hope, belief, community and the duality of human nature. Each and every gallery project contains a unique chapter and perspective of this new world, allowing the viewer an expanded knowledge of his vision with every additional installment. Outside of his gallery installations, Young's vision is expanded onto indoor and outdoor murals throughout the United States as well as several street projects in North and Central America, Asia, Europe and the UK. The media of his work ranges from pen and ink, painting, printmaking, collage, sculpture and mixed media. As his projects advance, the media and aesthetic alters itself to fit the style and narration of each particular segment. DYoungV’s mural is called HOPE.