Daisie Hoitsma Young teaches painting and 2D design. She received an MFA in painting and drawing from Ohio University, and a BFA from the University of Texas at Tyler. Her work has been shown at galleries, art centers and universities across the country including Manifest Gallery (Cincinnati, OH), Gadsden Museum of Art (Gadsden, AL), Attleboro Arts Museum (Attleboro, MA), Visual Arts Center (Huntington, WV), Washington Pavilion Visual Arts Center (Sioux Falls, SD), East Tennessee State University (Johnson City, TN), Shawnee State University (Portsmouth, OH), Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH), Morehead State University (Morehead, KY), and Ashland University (Ashland, OH).
From 2016-2018 she served as the gallery manager of Ground Floor Contemporary, a cooperative art gallery in Birmingham, Alabama.
Her work focuses on the fleeting and varying experience of time. Often referencing a changing landscape, or actions indicative of a current, yet temporary routine, Hoitsma explores and marks psychological and physical shifts.
Recent News & Exhibitions
Observing Motherhood, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
from/within: Sara Garden Armstrong + Daisie Hoitsma, Poole Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Alabama. (two-person)
c o n v e r g e: University of Montevallo Faculty + Staff Exhibition, Main Gallery, Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment, Huntsville, Alabama.
Annual Juried Exhibition, Shelby County Art Center, Columbiana, Alabama
HOME- WORKS: Spilt Milk Members’ Show 202, Spilt Milk Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (online)
re|currents, North Floor Gallery, Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment, Huntsville, Alabama. (two person)
2020 Art of Our Appalachian Woods, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, Ohio
sprue, sprout, re-route, Shelby County Arts Center, Columbiana, Alabama. (two-person)
Visual Thinking: International Juried Drawing Exhibition, Ronald L. Barr Gallery, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana
Connections, Ground Floor Contemporary, Birmingham, Alabama
Unlikely Confluence, Gadsden Museum of Art, Gadsden, Alabama