Rana Young


Rana Young is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Art at the University of Arkansas. As an Othmer Fellow, she earned an MFA in Studio Art, Photography from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 2017. 
Young has exhibited solo exhibitions at Filter Space (Chicago, IL), Perspectives Gallery (MIAD, Milwaukee, WI), and the University Galleries of Illinois State University (Normal, IL), and in group exhibitions at SF Camerawork (San Fransisco, CA); Klompching Gallery (New York, NY); House of Lucie (Los Angeles, CA); and The Galleries at Herron (Indiana University). Her work has appeared in The Photographer’s Green Book, Harper’s Magazine, Travel + Leisure, The New York Times, and featured online by Firecracker, VICE, L'Oeil de la Photographie, and W Magazine. Young's clients include the ACLU, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Nation, the Sheldon Museum of Art (Lincoln, NE), and The Momentary (Bentonville, AR), among others. Kris Graves Projects (Queens, NY) published her first monograph, The Rug's Topography, in 2019. In recent years, Young was named as one of thirty “new and emerging photographers to watch” (The 30, formerly PDN’s 30), and honored as a Critical Mass Finalist (Photolucida), Emerging Talent (LensCulture), and a Flash Forward Winner (The Magenta Foundation).

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