Faith-Ann Young is an Australian-born, half-Japanese multi-hyphenate - artist, creative director and entrepreneur.
She began her photographic career as a writer and photographic journalist in NYC - chronicling the arts & music scene. Her photographic work has been published in Rolling Stone, Dazed and Confused, The Economist, Dwell and Monocle Magazine. Her photos garnered awards by PDN and Billboard. She was editor for the music site RCRD LBL, as well as editor for Virgin Music, and MOG, (which was bought by Beats.)
After moving to San Francisco in 2009, she found herself amongst many creatives in the midst of the tech revolution. From then on, she's been focused on how to story tell dynamically, using new media. After working at a digital think tank owned by Justin Timberlake, she joined his creative team, managing his digital and content strategy for music, film, etc, from 2009-2014.
In 2014, she founded Mossy Creative, a strategy & content shop that works artists, entertainers, and brands, such as TIMES UP, Gwen Stefani, Chelsea Handler, HBO, Unagi Scooters, Kevin Bacon and 6 Degrees, Mindy Kaling, and Hello Sunshine. In 2016, she shot and directed "CAN'T STOP THE FEELING" First Listen Video, featuring Justin, Gwen Stefani, James Corden and Anna Kendrick. Mossy Creative also direct the full digital campaign which brought song to #1 in one week. She also creative directed the release of the photographic book, "HINDSIGHT," which features 200+ of her photos (It debuted as New York Times best seller in 2018.)
She's passionate about using new media, photos and art to express oneself....and working with other creatives to story tell creatively and push boundaries.
After traveling to Nepal in 2014, she began printing photo collages onto chiffon-material to create other-wordly installations, suspended from time and space, providing transcendent spaces for people to connect.
She lives near Mar Vista, California with her husband Tom, baby boy Indigo, and a sneaky pug named Steve.