Cynthia Young, a Zionsville resident and Anderson, IN native, earned a BFA in Interior/Environmental Design from Ball State University. She worked as an Interior Designer for 20 years designing residential and commercial interiors including over 30 suites at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. She has also been published in a national magazine for her creative designs.
She currently leads the SullivanMunce Cultural Center wearing two hats as Executive Director and Art Center Director. She began her career with SullivanMunce Cultural Center as a volunteer and art instructor, then as Art Center Director and finally adding Executive Director to her repertoire.
Cynthia is also a visual artist working mainly in drawing media including ink and pastel. The human figure dominates her work, but she also includes flora and fauna in some of her pieces. She also experiments with mixed media and a variety of paints to create her works. She is most recently known for her public art projects including Walking Man on the Zionsville Town Hall grounds and a traffic box, part of a Zionsville Cultural District and Town of Zionsville public art initiative, “Dahlia City” at 106th Street and Zionsville Road.
Cynthia has been married for 30 years to Monty Young, an instructional designer and training specialist and they have a son, Alex (ZCHS class of 2011 and Jacobs School of Music class of 2015) that lives in Los Angeles, CA and works as a musician.
About the Center
SullivanMunce Cultural Center has three areas of focus-Art, History and Genealogy. The PH Sullivan Museum collects and interprets the history of the greater Zionsville area; The Munce Art Center develops and celebrates the artistic talent of all members of the greater Zionsville community; and the Zionsville Genealogy Library that develops and preserves the histories of families in the greater Zionsville community and provides platforms and materials for genealogy research.
Stop by the SullivanMunce Cultural Center to take a class, see an exhibit, conduct history or genealogy research and to browse our gift shop with items made by Indiana artists and artisans!