Arthur Raymond Young Biography

Arthur Raymond Young

American

1895-1943

Biography

Painter, printmaker, and educator Arthur Raymond Young was born in Manhattan on July 10, 1895. He attended the New York School of Design and was a member of the New York Art Students League before joining the U.S. Army during World War I. Upon his return he taught at the Pratt Institute of Design and the Philadelphia Art Institute, teaching printmaking while exhibiting his own works at the Weyhe Gallery, one of the leading Modernist galleries of the early 20th century. He took up a teaching position at Teacher's College at Columbia University, where he became a professor and taught graphic art and printmaking techniques for 40 years. Among his students were Stella Lodge LaMond, Edith Mae Brisac, and Burton Wasserman. Young died in 1989 in New York.