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artist , educator

Charles Alexander Young, American Artist, educator. Recipient District of Columbia communications of Arts plaque Mayor of District of Columbia, 1979, Phelps-Stokes travel grantee, 1975.

Background

Young, Charles Alexander was born on November 17, 1930 in New York City. Son of Charles and Mary (Rodgers) Young.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Hampton Institute, 1953. Master of Arts, New York University, 1959. Postgraduate, Catholic University, Washington, 1964.

Postgraduate, Bowie State University, 1975.

Career

Teacher, Dayton St. Public School, Newark, 1958-1960;art instructor, Fayetteville (North Carolina) State University, 1960-1963;assistant professor, Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State University, Nashville, 1963-1968;professor, chairman of art, Federal City College, Washington, 1968-1978;professor, chairman of art, U. District of Columbia, 1978-1984;professor, U. District of Columbia, 1984-1990;department chairman art, U. District of Columbia, since 1990. Artist-in-residence Virginia Center Creative Arts, 1989.

Works

Religion

The bread and cup during Holy Communion symbolizes the broken body and shed blood of Christ that he offered for people the same way as he did for the disciples on the eve of his crucifixion.

Politics

Candidates for political office should endorse the Judeo-Christian beliefs, convictions, and values upon which society should rest.

Views

There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

Membership

1st Lieutenant United States Army, 1953-1955. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Education Association, American Association of University Professors, National Art Education Association, National Conference Artists, College Art Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bike riding, reading.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Bell, November 1968. Children: Paula, Denise.

father:
Charles Young

mother:
Mary (Rodgers) Young

spouse:
Elizabeth Bell

child:
Paula Young

child:
Denise Young