Born into a family of artisans, artists, and musicians, Mer Young’s artistic nature was activated as a child. Young has since created a body of artwork manifested in collages, drawings, paintings, and public artworks. Young’s subject matter focuses on human diversity, a primary source of inspiration which derives from her multi-ethnic background.
Young’s works have been included in numerous exhibitions nationally and internationally. Her public artworks can be found in the East Village Arts District of Long Beach, CA, in The Sixth and Ninth District of Long Beach, CA, in The City of Glendale, CA, The City of South Pasadena and in the Art District of Los Angeles.
She is a current member of The National Foundation of Independent Artists (NFIA), she holds Associate Degrees in Fine Arts and Liberal Arts from Long Beach City College and received her Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree from The University of Southern California.