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b. Cleveland, Ohio
Lives and works in New York City

Education

  • BA Visual Media & Cinema Studies, The American University, Washington, D.C.

  • Graduate in Directing and Cinematography, Filmová a televizní fakulta Akademie múzických umění v Praze (Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts), Prague, CZ


    2022


  • Interlocutor, a two-person exhibition featuring photographs, collages and a performance-installation by artists Jennifer McDermott and H Spencer Young. Curated by Clifford Owens. Art Club, New York.


 • ecoartspace, Drought, 2022, 11h x 22w ft. billboard, by EJ McAdams w/H Spencer Young now live in North Adams, MA. Curator: Patricia Lea Watts.


  • Selected, ecoartspace’s I AM WATER billboard project; billboards in Massachusetts (August, 2022) and New York (September, 2022) (Illustrator / Designer / collaborator for EJ McAdams’ ‘DROUGHT, 2022’, Billboard, 22h x 11w feet)



  • 2021

    Art Basel, Gallery Sector, Satellite Art Fair, Miami, Fla., Curator: Brian Andrew Whiteley

    • Social Photography IX, Carriage Trade, New York, NY, Curator: Peter Scott

    Center for Art Law Benefit Auction, Capsule Auctions, New York, NY, Curator: Louise Carron, Irina Tarsis

    • Small Works, Abbatoir Gallery, Cleveland, OH, Curators: Lisa Kurzner, Rose Burlingham

    Indexularity, 2014, NFT acquired by Farzin Fardin Fard (3F) collection, March, 2021. More info: Daily Mail

    2020

    • Rapid Response Group Show, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI, Curator: Wayne Northcross

    • Small Works, Abbatoir Gallery, Cleveland, OH, Curators: Lisa Kurzner, Rose Burlingham

    • Social Photography VIII, Carriage Trade, New York, NY, Curator: Peter Scott

    2019

    • Taylor | Graham Gallery, Center for Art Law Benefit Auction, New York, NY https://itsartlaw.org/auction/ Curator: Louise Carron

    • Carriage Trade, Social Photography VII, New York, NY, Curator: Peter Scott

    • District Gallery, Our Favorite Things, Inaugural Show, Group Show, Cleveland, Ohio

    • Spring Break Art Show, Solo Show (accepted, waitlist), Curator: Kara Brooks, New York, NY

    2018

    • Galerie Richard, Rema Hort Mann Foundation: Buy What You Love, New York, NY

    • Carriage Trade, Social Photography VI, New York, NY, Curator: Peter Scott

    2017

    • Carriage Trade, Social Photography V, New York, NY, Curator: Peter Scott


    • Lyles and King, Rema Hort Mann Foundation: Buy What You Love, New York, NY

    2016

    • Chris Davison Gallery, Sensing Place, Group Show, Newburgh, NY, Curators: Chris Davison, Kevin Kearns


    • New York Public Library, Librarian’s Choice, New York, NY, Curator: Fred Gutzeit


    • Cara Gallery, Rema Hort Mann Foundation: Buy What You Love, New York, NY

    2014



    • Bosi Contemporary, Rema Hort Mann Foundation: Buy What You Love, New York, NY

    2013

    • Rox Gallery, Ascension, Group Show, New York, NY, Curator: Emerald Fitzgerald


    • The Space, Pop-up Gallery, New York, NY, Curator: Emma Reilly


    • Our Lower East Side, The Yard, New York, NY, Curator: Traven Rice



    Related

    • Fall, 2019: Image selected for publication in Simultaneous Soloists: The work of Anthony McCall. Pioneer Press, New York.

    • Fall, 2018: Contributor, Rancho Thatchmo Radio Show, Host: Thatcher Keats (WGXC, WFMU) 

    • Summer, 2018: Contributor, Rancho Thatchmo Radio Show, Host: Thatcher Keats (WGXC, WFMU)

    • 2016: Guest Lecturer, Color Photography, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York NY 

    • 2015: Guest Artist, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE

    • 2014: Juror, See.me Exposure 2014, International Photography Competition, New York, New York

    Certifications

    • Using Critical Consciousness to Challenge Inequity: Sanford Inspire, National University System

    • Foundations in Health and Safety, Office of Children and Family Services

    • Youth Engagement Matters, University of Minnesota, Extension

    • Mandated Reporter, Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment, Office of Children and Family Services

    • Teaching Online: Best Practices for the Live Online Classroom

    • Positive Behavior in Schools I: Introduction to Schoolwide Behavior Systems: PBS Teachline