Faith-Ann Kiwa Young is an Australian-born, half-Japanese multi-hyphenate - creative director, artist, and entrepreneur.
Faith-Ann began photographic career as a writer and photographic journalist in NYC, freelancing for Rolling Stone, Dazed and Confused, The Economist, Dwell and Monocle Magazine. Her photos has garnered awards by PDN and Billboard.
Moving to San Francisco in 2009, she began to focus on how to storytell dynamically, using new media and technology. She worked at a digital think tank sponsored by Justin Timberlake, before leading Justin Timberlake's digital team, devising the visuals and digital marketing campaigns behind his music and tours.
In 2015, she founded Mossy Creative, a creative agency & digital content shop, working with clients like Reese Witherspoon, TIMES UP, Mindy Kaling, Chelsea Handler, Gwen Stefani and Hello Sunshine. She won a Webby award with Kevin Bacon and his charity 6 Degrees for creating the viral campaign #IStayHomeFor, urging people to stay home to stop the spread of coronavirus. In 2021, she + her agency Mossy integrated with bigger agency, Blended Strategy. Her goal is to use new media and art to make change and push boundaries.
She began printing her photo collages onto chiffon material in 2015, crafting flags that she hangs in open spaces. She seeks to create meditative environments that urge people to slow down, reflect, and find calm, amidst today's fast paced world. Faith-Ann has crafted various fabric installations, from Kent, UK to Miami Art Basel and is also working on creating colorful, meditative sanctuaries of calm and connection in web 3.0.
When she's not creating, she's hanging with Los Angeles near the beach, with her husband, two children, and a frisky black pug named Steve.