Daisie Hoitsma Young

Daisie Hoitsma Young

Instructor (Full-Time)


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


frequency, at the Meadows Gallery, with Jason Tanner Young, University of Texas at Tyler
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
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 2020, 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