2024 Exhibition Dates

Sediment Spirit: Towards the Activation of Art in the Anthropocene. The Sainsbury Centre. University of East Anglia, Norfolk Road, Norwich NR4 7TJ. 15th October 2023 – 14th April 2024.

The London Art Fair. Willoughby Gerrish. Stand P1. 17th – 21st January.

TEFAF Maastricht. Willoughby Gerrish. 9th – 14th March.

The Venice Biennale : European Cultural Centre, Palazzo Mora. Strada Nova 3659, 30121 (2nd Floor. Room 214) and Giardini della Marinaressa. Riva dei Sette Martiri, 30122. 20th April – 24th November.

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Sediment Spirit: Towards the Activation of Art in the Anthropocene

15th October 2023 – 30th March 2024
The Sainsbury Centre. University of East Anglia, Norfolk Road, Norwich NR4 7TJ

An ancestor of modern humans, living some 600,000 thousand years ago, a member of Homo heidelbergensis, made a refined hand-axe one day out of a piece of local flint, near what is today Happisburgh on the coast of Norfolk in the UK. More recently, this piece of worked flint was found there by Robert Ferguson, a director of the charity ‘Explorers Against Extinction’. The flint was registered with the British museum and allowed for use in this artwork.

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Pareidolia in Stone

25th October 2023 – 17th November 2023
Richard Green Gallery. 33 New Bond Street, London W1S 2RS
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In association with Willoughby Gerrish.


We are very happy to announce the opening of an exhibition of new work by Emily Young at the Richard Green Gallery in New Bond Street.

We’ll be showing 20 new heads, large and small, plus some torsos. These works are a continuation of my preoccupation with the human project of connecting again with the wonder that is our mother planet. The stillness of the stone I work with, though potentially the product of cataclysmic planetwide activities over the aeons, continues to invite profound human responses, compassion, wonder, gratitude, regret.

We are grateful for the vision and support of
Jonathan Green and Willoughby Gerrish.

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Richard Green Gallery


8th June 2023

As part of  ‘The Power of She – A Tribute to Women in the Arts’ at Bowman Sculpture Gallery, Emily Young gives an insightful talk about her creative process and artistic journey.

Time Boy

1st – 8th June 2023
Time Boy, a monumental, 2.8 tonne, 170cm high head carved from Speleothem Onyx by Emily Young in 2011, will be on display in St. James’s Square, London as part of Christies’ sale of ‘The Robin and Rupert Hambro Collection’.

St. James’s Square is open to the public between 7am and 4pm, Monday to Friday. For weekend viewing or interest in the sale please contact Christies directly.

Emily will be giving a brief talk in St.James’s Square, beside Time Boy, at 6pm on Tuesday 6th June. Organised by Christies for invited guests the talk is also open for all to attend.

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Verdi’s Aida

2nd March – 30th April 2023
Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Featuring images of sculptures by Emily Young.
Image:  ‘Ani’ 2015, Dolomitic limestone, height 50cm.

The Royal Danish Opera
Director: Annabel Arden
Conductor: Paolo Carigan

The Royal Danish Opera

Dreams of peace

11 – 16 October 2022
Tacit Hill Gallery, Great Western Studios, 65 Alfred Road, London W2 5EU

The Sun King Dreams of Peace

2 September – 31 October 2022
St. James’s Square, London

‘The Sun King Dreams of Peace’ a 3.5 tonne head carved from Giallo di Siena Marble, is on display in St. James’s Park, London as part of Christies ‘Dream Big’ 2022.

The Stone Guardians

Talamone, Italy, 2022.

Carving in time

13 October – 12 November 2021
Tomasso Gallery, London

A curated exhibition of works by Emily Young alongside sculpture from the Classical to the Neoclassical…
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Linfa Festival di Arte Natura e Scienza

8th -11th July 2021
Cinigiano, Italy

Photographed, Edited & Directed by Linfa Festival, Curated by PalomArt, Supported by Fondazione Bertarelli.

Interview: EARTH DAY 2021

Interview on Rai Italian television #OnePeopleOnePlanet

Emily Young on the BBC: Stone carver and environmental artist

Over the course of 4 months In the Studio follows Emily Young as she turns a 3 and a half tonne block of stone into her latest work of art.
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Interview: through the eyes of the maker

Emily Young discusses the hidden life within the stones she selects to work with, revealing the two-way relationship between artist and material.