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Artist James Quentin Young uses mostly reclaimed material to make his crosses.

From the trash heap to the gallery


James Quentin Young is an artist who draws influence from God, his travels and from reviving discarded and broken items.

While those three things may seem quite unrelated, the way Young weaves them together has brought the Minnesota native notoriety. Primarily, Young creates crosses from old wood, metal and found objects. Additionally, Young restores furniture, makes jewelry and paints.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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