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1994   Master of Arts, Psychology, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA

1980   Master of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1976   Bachelor of Arts, Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, VA




2022   we are built in water, Evanston Art Center, Chicago IL

2019   A(mend)ed, Wedge Projects, Chicago, IL

2018   Silence is ____. beep, beep, beep. Cultivator, Bray Grove Farm, Morris IL, curated by Joanne Aono

2015   Under the Freeway, Featured for Chicago Artists Month, Under a Freeway in Chicago

2014   Transitions, Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013   In the beginning, everything fit together perfectly, N’Namdi Contemporary, Miami FL

2012   No Relation, Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, IL

2011   PINK|SPACE, Blanc Gallery, Chicago, IL

2010   Poignant Trash, E/C Gallery, Chicago, IL

           PINK|SPACE Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN

           Down to Earth, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL

           Parallel Lines Never Intersect, Europia Gallerie, Paris, France




2023   Experimental Film and Video Festival, CICA Museum, Busan, Korea

           Eye of the Beholder, MD Federation of Fine Art Gallery, Annapolis, MD

           Jack Olsen Gallery, NIU, School of Art & Design, Dekalb, IL, curated by: Peter VanAel

2021   In Good Company, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL, curated by: Ysabel Pinyol Blasi and S.Y Lim

2020   Art in Place, Terrain Exhibitions and CNL projects, Chicago, IL

2018   Untie-Unite, Harvestworks TEAM, Governor’s Island, NY, NY

           Never Not Music, Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL, curated by Udita Upadhyaya

           Just Being Polite, Chashama, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Brigitta Varadi and Peter Fulop

2017   Front and Center, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago IL.

           Reparations, Mana Contemporary, International Butoh Festival, Chicago, IL

2016   Fractured Hearts and Lurid Details; Residency and performance, IRT Theater, NY, NY

           Art Abu Dhabi, Salwa Zeidan Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2015   On Insiste/We insist, Biennale Internationale d’Art non-objectif, Pont-de-Claix, Grenoble, France, curator: Roland Orepuk

           Art Bahrain, represented by Salwa Zeidan Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2012   Audacious! Gallery Ruzicka, Munich, Germany and Vienna ArtSpace, Austria

           Chicago’s Twelve, Garfield Conservatory, curator: Sergio Gomez, Chicago, IL

           The Rockford Midwestern Biennial, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

2010   100 European Starlings, DePaul Museum of Art, Chicago, IL

           Art from the Heartland, Indianapolis art Center, Indianapolis, IN, juror Paul Klein

           PINTURA FRESCA, Nothburga Gallery, Innsbruck, Austria




2022   Cabins Retreat, Winner of The Cabins Haystack Residency Fellowship, Norfolk, CT

           Arteles Creative Center, Artist Residency, Haukijärvi, Finland

2019   Arteles Creative Center, Artist Residency, Haukijärvi, Finland

           Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Professional Development Grant, Chicago, IL

           Doing/Thinking Residency, Wedge Projects, Chicago, IL

           CAMP, Artist Residency, Aulus-les-bains, France

2018   Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Artist Project Grant recipient, Chicago, IL

           Chicago Sculpture International, Chicago Tree Project, Washington Park, Chicago

           TransArt Residency, Berlin, Germany

           Hyde Park Art Center, Studio Resident, Chicago, IL

2017   Field/Work Residency, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL

           Residency, Chashama North, NYC & Pine Plains, New York

           The Center Program, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2016   Residency for Art Abu Dhabi with Salwa Zeidan Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE

           Residency IRT Theater, New York, NY

2015   DCASE award, Featured Artist and Featured Project for Chicago Artists Month, October 2015

2008   15th International Visual Arts Symposium, Belgrade, Serbia & Padgorica, Montenegro

2007   5th International Visual Arts Symposium, Monastir, Tunisia

            Al Smith Fellowship Award, KAC, Frankfort, KY

            Kentucky Arts Council, Professional Development Grant, Frankfort, KY

2006   6th International Art Symposium Rusalka-Elite, Veliko-Turnovo, Bulgaria

           Kentucky Arts Council, Professional Development Grant, Frankfort, KY

2005   Thupelo International Workshop, Cape Town, South Africa

           Emaar International Art Symposium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Connie Noyes says 'we are built in water' | by Gay Riseborough | Evanston Round Table | January 5, 2023

Connie Noyes', 'we are built in water' exhibit explores personal and collective grief | Jack Austin | The Daily Northwestern | November, 20, 2022

Chicago Artists Month 2015; The City as Studio | Mary Devoe | Chicago Gallery News |Oct. 2015

A Visit to the Studio of Connie Noyes | Praeterita | Phillip Hartigan | October 10, 2013.

River Lit | No.9, Volume 3, Issue 1 | January 2013. 

Three Strong Shows | Paul Klein | Huffington Post | 2013

Rose Tinted: Connie Noyes Connects People Through a Color | Katherine Sacco | Chicago Weekly  November 30, 2012

Art Letter | Paul Klein | Huffington Post | March 17, 2011

Morning Art | Chicago Reader | March 17, 2011

We’re Not Talking Trash…We’re talking Poignant Trash | FNEWSMAGAZINE “SAIC, Chicago IL | October 18, 2011

FEAR NO ART, A Snapshot of the Fall Art Season | Yolanda Greene |WTTW-Channel 11 September 6, 2010

American Art Collector | Volume 1, Book 4 Southeast US | Alcove Books, Oakland, CA, 2006

Artista da Semoma | CyberArts, Edition No. 212, Olinda Brasil, 2005

Artistic Gathering | Gulf News, Dubai, U.A.E. January 31,  2005

Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea | 4th Edition, Arte Studio | Florence Italy | 2005

Art of Northern California | Alcove Books, Oakland, CA, 2003




RISD Museum, Providence, RI

Special Collections, Ekstrom Library, Photographic Archives, Louisville, KY

Emaar International, Dubai, U.A.E.

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

Greenville County Museum, Greenville, SC

Numerous private collections



Sophy Hotel, Hyde Park, Chicago, IL

Lowes Hotel, Chicago, Il

Neiman Marcus, Chicago, Philadelphia, PA

Hyatt Regency, McCormick Place, Chicago IL

Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California, Laguna Beach, CA

Hilton Hotels, Washington, DC

Four Seasons, Marrakech, Morocco

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