A talk with artist Nate Young about his work included in the exhibition Four Saints in Three Acts.
About Four Saints in Three Acts
Taking its title from a 1920s opera composed by Virgil Thomson and libretto by Gertrude Stein, this group exhibition brings together contemporary artists such as Andrea Büttner, Jeni Spota C., Devin Mays, Kehinde Wiley, Nate Young, and Rodrigo Lara Zendejas who appropriate the iconography of saints and other religious forms in order to critically explore their relationship to this imagery.
Nate Young was born in 1981. He received a BA in Visual Arts Education at Northwestern College, Saint Paul, Minnesota and an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California. Young has had solo exhibitions at moniquemeloche in Chicago, Illinois, the Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has been included in group exhibitions at the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Richard Gray Gallery in Chicago and the California African American Museum in Los Angeles. Young currently resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.