William Young Biography Continued:
...he helped in the production of several of Nunn's lithographs. Other influences on Young's art work include the artistts Rene Magritte, Joseph Cornell, Aaron Bohrod, and Donald Roller Wilson.
William's first art show at nineteen was the Temple Emanu-el Art Festival in 1976 where his etching The Last Letter was judged best-in-show by a panel of judges that included Harry Parker, then Director of the Dallas Museum of Art.
While Young continued to create personal art, he also pursued a career in commercial design. In 2003, Young left commercial design, purchased a home and studio on thirty acres in East Texas and dedicated himself to painting full time.
"I've always been attracted to works that include a kind of magic or surreal realism. My images portray a paradoxical situation of extraordinary or unexpected objects in realistic settings."
Young's paintings, prints, and drawings are included in many private collections and have been shown in solo and group exhibitions.