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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 Project for Chicago Artists Month, Chicago, IL

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

2010   PINK|SPACE Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN

2010   Down to Earth, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL

2010   Parallel Lines Never Intersect, Europia Gallerie, Paris, France

2007   Re-fuse | Ref-use, Estel Gallery, Nashville, TN

2006   Holding Patterns, Spur Projects, Portola Valley, CA

2005   Stephen Kelly Gallery, Chicago IL

2004   Wax Drawings, Paul Sunderholm Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003   Edges, Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001   Coming Around Again, Weigand Gallery, Featured Artist, Belmont, CA




2023   Elemental Impact, Epiphany Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

2023   Terrain Biennial, Chicago, IL

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

2023   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

2018   Never Not Music, Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL, curated by Udita Upadhyaya

2018   Just Being Polite, Chashama, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Brigitta Varadi and Peter Fulop

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

2017   Reparations, Mana Contemporary, International Butoh Festival, Chicago, IL

2016   Fractured Hearts and Lurid Details; residency & performance with IRT Theater, NYC, NY

2016   Art Abu Dhabi with Salwa Zeidan Gallery           


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

2015   Art Bahrain, represented by Salwa Zeidan Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2015   Fresh &Light: Collective Summer Show, Salwa Zeidan Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2013   Cohesion, Zhou B. Gallery, Chicago, IL, curator: Christine Forni



2012   Three Graces, Chicago Art Source Gallery, Chicago, IL 

2012   Audacious! 6 international artists, Gallery Ruzicka, Munich, Germany and

            ViennaArtSpace, Austria

2012   Chicago’s Twelve, Garfield Conservatory, curator: Sergio Gomez, Chicago, IL

2012   The Rockford Midwestern Biennial, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

2011   Double Take, Chicago Art Source Gallery, Chicago IL

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

2010   Art from the Heartland, Indianapolis art Center, Indianapolis, IN, juror Paul Klein

2010   PINTURA FRESCA, Nothburga Gallery, Innsbruck, Austria

2009   PULSE, Pintura Fresca, West Chester University, West Chester, PA Pintura Fresca

2009   Holtzman Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD

2009   The Landfill Art Project, Landfill Art Inc.  Wilkes-Barre, PA

2009   Hohenwarter, Noyes, Puri: New Works, Galerie Frei-raum, Jenbach, Austria

2009   The ALBA ART SHOW, Anna Bondonio Camadona Gallery, Alba, Italy

2008   The ARTIST PROJECT, Artropolis, Chicago, IL

2008   PULSE, Pintura Fresca, CA Institute of Integrel Studies, San Francisco, CA

2007   Effects of War: Altered Lives, Altered Books, CA Institute of Integral Studies, SF, CA

2007   Out Of Our Minds! Exploration of Spiritual Geography, Artyfakt Gallery, Singapore Is

2007   Abstract Painting Dead? Gallery 435, Slough, UK

2006   Size Matters, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY

2006   July 2006, Artists Respond To War, Europia Espace Galerie, Paris, France

2005   Emaar International Artist Symposium and Exhibition, Dubai, U.A.E

2005   Inspiration From Nature, Galeriseni UKM, Bangi, Malaysia

2005   8th International Open Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Il

2005   Common Thread, Soho Myriad, Atlanta, GA

2005   Discover, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY

2004   Opening Suite, Paul Sunderholm Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004   Miniatures, Mark Palmer Gallery, Paducah, KY

2003   Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy, 5th Place Painting,             Lorenzo Al Magnifico Award

2003   Selections, 2003, Artspan, San Francisco, CA

2002   Small Wonders, Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002   Seeing Red, Hang Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

2002   Landscape/Mindscape, Hang Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002   Bay Area Currents, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

2002   Major Abstract, Intercultural Museum Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2002   Fresh Paint, Hollis Street Project, Emeryville, CA




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

2022   Arteles Creative Center, Artist Residency, Haukijärvi, Finland

2019   Arteles Creative Center, Artist Residency, Haukijärvi, Finland

2019   Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Professional Development Grant, Chicago, IL

2019   Doing/Thinking Residency, Wedge Projects, Chicago, IL

2019   CAMP, Artist Residency, Aulus-les-bains, France

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

2017   Residency, ChaNorth, CHASHAMA, NYC & Pine Plains, NY

2017   The Center Program, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

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

2016   Residency IRT Theater, New York, NY

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

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

2007   5th International Visual Arts Symposium , Monastir, Tunisia

2007   Al Smith Fellowship Award, KAC, Frankfort, KY

2007   Kentucky Arts Council, Professional Development Grant, Frankfort, KY

2006   6th International Art Symposium Rusalka-Elite, Veliko-Turnovo, Bulgaria Kentucky Arts 2006   Council, Professional Development Grant, Frankfort, KY

2005   Thupelo International Workshop, Cape Town, South Africa

2005   Emaar International Art , Symposium, Dubai, UAE

2004   Kentucky Arts Council, Professional Assistance Award, Frankfort, KY




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 | by 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 “School of the

Art Institute of Chicago, 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

Starbucks, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

Hyatt Regency, McCormick Place, Chicago IL

Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California

Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Beach, California

Hilton Hotels, Washington, DC

Four Seasons, Marrakech, Morocco

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