Elizabeth Youngblood

Elizabeth Youngblood

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Courtesy of Wasserman Projects
Artist: Elizabeth Youngblood
Title: Five Domestic Vessels2019
2.5" x 34" x 10" (variable)

Born and educated in Detroit, Elizabeth Youngblood is an artist, educator, designer and maker of interesting things. She has always maintained a dual interest in making by hand and in design for production. Youngblood’s art-making practice includes working in the mediums of drawing, ceramics, weaving, bookbinding and more. She’s been a faculty member at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and SUNY Purchase, NY, managed branding with Unisys and designed at the New York Times. After a stint on the east coast, Youngblood has returned to Detroit where she maintains a studio practice and continues to investigate the intersection of her range of interests. Currently leads workshops and special studios in experimental ceramic techniques.



Wasserman Projects is a contemporary art space, established in 2012 and housed in a former firehouse in Detroit’s historic Eastern Market since 2015. Wasserman Projects works with artists from across disciplines and around the world to present exhibitions and performances that will spark a discourse on art, but also cultural, social, or political issues, which are particularly active and timely in Detroit. Guided by a spirit of collaboration, Wasserman Projects seeks to facilitate meaningful visual and performing arts experiences, promote creative and economic growth in our community, and help artists bring to fruition new projects that may not otherwise be possible.