About

MALEI YOUNG

Born in Seattle, Washington 1964
Represented by the Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland Oregon.

Lives in Seattle, Washington.

EDUCATION:

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, M.F.A. 1990
Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, B.A. 1987

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

2011   A Study in Wax, Wendy Amdahl, Seattle, Washington
2008   Of Energy and Ether, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington
2003   Caesura, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, Washington
1999   Friesen Gallery, Seattle, Washington
1997   Homecoming, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, Washington
1994   William Shearburn Fine Art, St. Louis, Missouri
1993   Contemplation, Friesen Gallery, Seattle Washington
1991   Friesen Gallery, The 511 Building, Sun Valley, Idaho
1990   Friesen Gallery, Seattle, Washington.

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2014   Friesen Gallery Sun Valley, Idaho FILTERED: What does love look like?
2007   Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
2006   Introductions, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, Washington. Curated by Barbara Shaiman.
2004    Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, Oregon.
2002   Anne Loucks Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
2002   Gems, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, Washington. Two Person Show.
2001   PONCHO, Imagique, Invitational Auction to Benefit the Arts, Seattle, Washington.
1999   Memorial Day Show, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho.
1996   Celebrating Ten Years, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho.
1996   Spirit in Process II, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
1995   Abstraction=representation, Open Space, Victoria, British Columbia. Curated by Matthew Kangas.
1995   Spirit and Process, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
1994   William Shearburn Fine Art, St. Louis, Missouri.
1993   Kellogg School of Management, Evanston, Illinois.
1992   Albus Lapillus, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
1991   20/20 invitational, Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle, Washington. Curated by Chase Rynd.
1990   Pacific Northwest Artists, Boise Airport, Boise, Idaho.
1990    International Women’s Day Exhibition, Seattle, Washington. Juried Exhibition.
1990   Grand Opening, Friesen Gallery, Seattle, Washington.
1989   Visual Sound, P.C.O.G.A. Benefit, Featured Artist, Seattle, Washington.
1989   Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York.
1989   Puck Gallery, New York, New York. Curated by Ivan Karp.
1987   Henry Moore Gallery, London, England.
1986   Sheehan Gallery, Walla Walla, Washington.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Brimstone Collections, Palm Springs, California.
CSC/INDEX, Chicago, Illinois.
Development Resources, Boise, Idaho.
Everett Properties, Bellevue, Washington.
EX OFFICIO, Joe Bolden, Seattle, Washington.
Glant Textiles Corporation, Seattle, Washington.
Guttman Travel, Seattle, Washington.
Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.
Dr. Roger Mann and Associates, Oakland, California.
Mark Twain Bank, St. Louis, Missouri.
Mid- Mountain Contractors, Bellevue, Washington.
William Shearburn Collection, St. Louis, Misourri.
SIRE, New York, New York.
Taymar Inc., Bellevue, Washington.
Tully’s Coffee, Ketchum, Idaho.

BIBLIOGRAPHY (*reviews)

*Matthew Kangas, Relocations: Selected Art Essays and Interviews, Midmarch Arts Press, New York, New York, 2008.

*Matthew Kangas, Modernism and Beyond: Women Artists of the Pacific Northwest, Edited by Ruth Askey and Laura Brunsman, Midmarch Art Press, New York, 1993.

*Yvonne Owens, “Abstraction=Representation, Elements of Surprise,” REFLEX, Feb, 1996, Vol.10, No. 1.
Debbie Lester, “Friesen Gallery presents Malei,” Art Access, April, 2003, Vol.12, NO. 3.
Deloris Tarzan Ament, “Art for Arts Sake,?” The Seattle Times, June 15, 1992.
Shannon Rolle, “Untitled,” ART ACCESS, Dec. 1993, Vol. II, No 12.

2015