Contact & Booking

sarah huny young is an award-winning photographer and visual artist primarily documenting and exalting Black womanhood and queer communities through portraiture and video. Framing her subjects as collaborators, she often shoots on-location across the country in personal, intimate spaces of the subject’s choosing. Clients and features include The New York Times, ESPN, Pittsburgh City Paper, New York Magazine, The Verge, and more.

huny received the Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh grant in 2016 and again in 2020 to execute AMERICAN WOMAN, an ongoing portrait and documentary series about Black American women, and was named one of the most influential African-Americans of 2017 by The Root ("The Root 100"); “Who’s Next in Art” 2018 by The Incline; and one of “12 People to Meet in Pittsburgh 2018” by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She is the 2020 recipient of a "Best in Pittsburgh" award for co-founding the Pittsburgh Artists Emergency Fund to assist gig workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and a 2021 "People of the Year" honoree, both via Pittsburgh City Paper.

Currently huny is a Sibyls Shrine resident artist and a "Marking this Moment" Fellow via Kelly Strayhorn Theater; a member of Diversify Photo, Women Photograph, and Black Women Photographers; and produces and DJs cultural events via the Mostbeautifullest collective (aka The MoB).

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Booking + Info

huny.young@gmail.com
studio: 3577 Bigelow Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15213