Selected Exhibitions


Prizm Art Fair @ Art Basel
Design District, Miami, FL
Nov - Dec 2022

"To celebrate our 10th Anniversary year, Prizm will present Vernacular À la Mode explores how vernacular modes of artmaking originating in global African contexts have influenced the cultivation of fine art practice worldwide. Our holistic program includes four sections: Prizm Panels, Prizm Perform, Prizm Film, Prizm Preview, and, of course, Prizm Art Fair at large, exhibiting international artists from Africa and the global African Diaspora."

Pantheon (“the gods of a people”) is a reimagining of 16th-18th century religious paintings of the holy spirit, continuing sarah huny young's visual theme of depicting Black women as the prototype—the origin of humanity—and worthy of worship. consisting of a portrait & altar, this installation debuted at Prizm Art Fair during Art Basel Miami, November 29 - December 11, 2022.

Commissioned by Sibyls Shrine

, 2022
Sintra-mounted Giclée print and altar installation
44" x 65"

Attendees stand in front of Pantheon at Prizm Art Fair @ Art Basel, November 2022, Design District, Miami, FL


Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
June - December 2022

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CIRCLES: Reclamation

August Wilson African American Cultural Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Oct 2021

Bahirah, 2021
Sintra-mounted Giclée print
24" x 36"

"...there is nothing comparable to the way Black woman love other Black women, be it platonic or romantic. I wanted that tenderness to be reflected in my work. I wanted it to touch on the erotic, as well...” via Visualizing Black Femme Joy

CIRCLES is an unapologetic, full-length performance layering dance, visual arts, and a live original score that presents snapshots of popular culture through choreographer Staycee Pearl’s lens as a Black woman. The accompanying CIRCLES art exhibit features works drawn from shared explorations of Blackness and self-reclamation by Kitoko Chargois, Bekezela Mguni, Staycee Pearl, and sarah huny young. 

Co-commissioned by Kelly Strayhorn Theater, August Wilson African American Cultural Center, and The Joyce Theater

We are the Global Majority

Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
June - August 2021

"We Are the Global Majority," an exhibition curated by #notwhite collective, opened Friday June 4, 2021, at Space Gallery, marking the official reopening of Cultural District galleries and the kickoff of the Three Rivers Arts Festival. The 13-member, all-women, all-Pittsburgh-based collective invited 17 other women artists across the country who identify as bi/multi-racial/cultural, immigrant or descendants of immigrants to be a part of the show.

, 2021
Framed archival pigment print
34.5” x 25.25”

: gallery view

Liana Maneese, Pav Gee, and baby Leo

All Exhibitions

Prizm Art Fair @ Art Basel
Design District, Miami, FL
Nov - Dec 2022

Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
June - Dec 2022

Marking this Moment in Time
Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Pittsburgh, PA
Apr - June 2022

CIRCLES: reclamation
August Wilson African American Cultural Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Oct 2021

The Kipp Gallery, Indiana, PA
Aug - Oct 2021

Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
June - Aug 2021

decolonizing: intimate family portraiture
The Frick Art Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
May 2021

Sibyls Shrine: Taking Care
Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
Feb 2021 - Apr 2021

Action. Movement. Revolution.
Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, Pittsburgh, PA
Jan - Apr 2019

Carnegie International: Opening Weekend (studio visit)
3577 Studios, Pittsburgh, PA
Oct 2018