Hal Youens Fine Artwww.ArtPal.com/rhyouens
Robert Hal Youens was born in a small town in central Texas. His mother, Judy Youens, was a dress shop owner and an aspiring artist. Hal began to paint with his mother at the age of three. In 1979, at the age of 9, his family moved to Houston Texas. His mother opened up Perceptions Art Gallery in the early 1980’s. The galleries name was later changed to Judy Youens Gallery. Judy is responsible for starting the contemporary Art Glass movement in Houston.
During this time period Youens was exposed to the finest contemporary glass artist from all over the world. Hal was also greatly influenced by his families personal art collection. During his 20’s and 30’s Hal spent his time working in the corporate world. At the age of 43 he became inspired and started to paint again.