Born and raised in the South, Amy Young grew up with a paint brush in her hand. Her family was creative and as a child she was given the freedom to be messy while creating. She was told not to color between the lines, to paint beyond the borders, and that cloulds could be any color! Her family recognized her gift, and gave Amy the opportunity to develop her natural ability through professionally-taught workshops where she gained competance in a variety of artistic mediums. After graduating from the University of Alabama, she was fortunate to get the chance to study under several nationally recognized artists. As a painter, at the beginning of each piece, Amy's ultimate goals are authenticity and childlike freedom to experiment. Amy's studio is a place of exploration where she wildly applies paint using proprietary methods. The materials she uses include oil, ink, gouache, watercolor, acrylic, charcoal, pastels, oil sticks, handmade paper, textiles, oil pastels, dry paint pigments, industrial paint, cold wax, encaustic wax, and old concert posters collected from her travels. Her pieces can be found in private collections and public spaces across the country. In April 2021, she opened Amy Young Art Gallery in Fort Worth, Texas.