H SPENCER YOUNG

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2024

  • Activision, 2022 included in (UU)ater :: Exhibition, Tuxford Gallery, Eureka, CA. Curators: Ian Breidenbach, Adam
    Project site: http://utopianmegaproject.com/UUater_Exhibition.html Farcus.
    Press: https://www.times-standard.com/2024/01/26/new-exhibit-opens-at-tuxford-gallery/

    https://lostcoastoutpost.com/lowdown/events/uuater-exhibition-at-brenda-tuxford-gallery/

  • Returning mentor, MFA film program, American University, School of Communication

  • Returning teaching artist in visual art, filmmaking, painting, photography. Manhattan Youth. New York, NY

  • Activision, 2022 featured in UUater (Zine), Utopian Megapraxis Project, Curators: Ian Breidenbach, Adam Farcus


2023

  • Returning mentor, MFA film program, American University, School of Communication

  • Returning teaching artist in visual art, filmmaking, painting, photography. Manhattan Youth. New York, NY



2022










  


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

   

  • Selected finalist, ecoartspace’s I AM WATER billboard project; billboards to be presented in Massachusetts (August, 2022) and New York (September, 2022) (Illustrator / collaborator for EJ McAdams’ ‘DROUGHT, 2022’, Digital, 22h x 11w feet). Curator: Patricia Lea Watts.



  • The Patriot, Group Show, O’Flaherty’s, New York, NY. Curator: Jamian Juliano-Villani, Billy Grant


2021

  • Art Basel, Satellite Art Fair, Miami, Fla., Curator: Brian Whiteley


  • Teaching Artist: Visual Art, Painting, Photography, Digital Art, Manhattan Youth, New York, NY

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

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





  • Mentor, The American University, School of Communication, Visual Media track

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

2020




  • Teaching Artist, Visual Art, Manhattan Youth, East Side Middle School, New York, NY

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

  • Group show, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), Detroit, MI

  • Teaching Artist, Manhattan Youth, Painting, Digital Art, Photography, New York, NY


2019


  • Image selected for Simultaneous Soloists, a publication on the work of Anthony McCall. Pioneer Press, New York, NY.  Additonal info: Artbook.com



  • Group Show, Carriage Trade, Social Photography VII, Lower East Side, New York; Prints are available in editions of ten in a first come first served basis: Link


  • Joan as Police Woman, “Warning Bell [Official Music video]” featured in The Atlantic.




  • Guest Lecturer, “The Imagemaker,” Hawken School, Gates Mills, OH

  • Teaching Artist, Manhattan Youth, Painting, Digital Art, Photography, New York, NY 

2018


  • Guest Contributor, WFMU’s Rancho Thatchmo Radio Show, (WGXC, WFMU) Host: Thatcher Keats, New York, NY.Archive link.

  • Teaching Artist, Manhattan Youth, Digital Art, Photography, New York, NY

  • Carriage Trade, Group Show, Social Photography VI, Extended through September 23, 2018, New York, NY

  • Goup Show, Carriage Trade, Gallery, Social Photography V, Lower East Side, New York, NY

  • Teaching Artist, Filmmaking Intensive, Manhattan Youth, New York, NY

  • Guest Contributor, WFMU’s Rancho Thatchmo Show, (WGXC, WFMU) Host: Thatcher Keats, New York, NY

  • Teaching Artist, Filmmaking Intensive, Manhattan Youth, New York, NY

  • Work featured in The Lo Down, New York, NY

  • Images featured by Henry Street Settlement across socials

2017
  • Director, Official Music Video: Joan As Police Woman, "Warning Bell"

  • Film for Juice Press featured on Fox News Business

  • Images featured by The Lo Down, Lower East Side, NY

2016
  • Writer/Director: Global brand film, Hudson’s Bay Company, “Adventurers of Hudson’s Bay”

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

2014
  • Invited to shoot private family and survivor preview of National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Battery Park, New York, NY

  • Profiled in, "The Lo Down: My LES." Lower East Side, New York, NY

  • “Samuel in Space” a film by Rashid Johnson, edited by H Spencer Young, exhibited in Rashid Johnson: New Growth, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.

  • Commission: Henry Street Settlement 2013 Annual Report report cover. Lower East Side, New York, NY

2013
  • Global collaboration with Ram Dass

  • New York Times: Downtown Brooklyn / Ft. Greene Local features Spencer's photographs

  • Guest Lecturer, The Ghetto Film School, Harlem, New York


2012
  • Editor / Sound Designer, "Samuel in Space‚” Director: Rashid Johnson, Commission for Ballroom Marfa, DP: Rod Lamborn. Exhibited at Ballroom Marfa.

  • Commission for Juice Press; Directed and shot brand film which played in 65 store locations for 7 years, as well as vehicle wraps, foundational social media and in-store large format displays (still on display on Greenwich Avenue in 2023), New York, New York


  • Writer/Director/Producer: Honor Spring 2012 Collection & Runway Film. Premiered by W Magazine



  • Orchard Street, Rainy Morning" photograph featured all month on the City of New York homepage.

2010
  • New York Times cover story.


2009
  • New York Times, Downtown Brooklyn / Ft. Greene Local features Spencer's photographs for 18 months.



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2006 – 2008
• Writer/Director: "Swing State," feature documentary, World premiere: Cleveland International Film Festival, Set standing one-day attendance record (CIFF), Distributor: Morningstar Entertainment, Netflix, SnagFilm


2005
• Story Advisor: "Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis" Director: Mary Jordan, Producer: Kenneth Peralta, World Premiere: Tribeca Film Festival‚ Entertainment Weekly, 10 best films of 2006


2004
• Visual designer, Amfibian, Experimental rock band led by Phish songwriter Tom Marshall, Interactive site specific digital projection art. Knitting Factory, New York, & B.B. King's, New York.


2001

Founded first-ever Final Cut Pro-based creative production studio.

1998

• 1st place: Logo competition, Amfibian, (led by Phish songwriter, Tom Marshall)

1996

1st place, American Visions Film Festival (undergraduate & graduate entrants), “Passage,” 16mm sync-sound narrative short, adapted from an award winning short story by H Spencer Young. Screenplay by H Spencer Young. Directed by H Spencer Young.