Paige Young


MAVCS – MFA – BA Advertising
Paige Young is a full time photographer [Apaige Photography] serving clients for mostly Wedding, Engagement and Lifestyle photography. She has been photographing for 12 years, starting off photographing mostly women for empowerment and to break the societal definition of ‘beauty.’ Throughout her photographic journey she has attended Lake Michigan Community College [black and white film studies], Grand Valley State University [BA in Photography, BA in Advertising, and Associates in Business], and Kendall College [MAVCS, MFA].
Her graduate studies had led her on a path of creating fine art based off of necessity to lead discussions about society, including beauty standards, human rights, and societal problems [sexual assault, victim shaming].
She teaches digital and film photography at GVSU, Kendall and MSU, as well as runs a more commercial business [Apaige Photography].


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