Alice Pixley Young was born in Washington DC, and attended Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. While earning a BFA in Painting and Printmaking, Young was awarded a place in the New York Studio Program. She received a MFA in Painting from the University of Maryland and a MA in Art Education from the Art Academy of Cincinnati. She has taught at the University of Maryland, Penn State Behrend in Erie, Pennsylvania and currently at The School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati, Ohio as a National Boards certified Visual Arts Instructor. Young has been the recipient of a City of Cincinnati Arts Grant, and has been featured on Home and Garden Television and in Sculpture Magazine, Studio Visit Magazine and The Artist's Magazine. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at the Vermont Studio Center, the Contemporary Artist's Center in Massachusetts, The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Ragdale Foundation in Illinois. In 2011, Young received fellowships from the Surdna Foundation as well as the National Endowment for the Arts/Hambidge New Artist Initiative. Young has most recently engaged in studying glass casting at Penland School of Craft, The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass and Pilchuck Glass School where she was nominated for a Corning Incorporated Award for her work. Young maintains a studio in Cincinnati, Ohio.