Current Employment

Kutztown University of PA, Department of Fine Art, Associate Professor of Drawing, 2006-present (on sabbatical 2014-2015)



New York Studio School  MFA in Painting

Oberlin College  BA with Honors Studio Art, Anthropology Minor


Other Education and Artist Residencies

Governor’s Island National Park Arts in the Parks National Park Artist Residency New York, NY  2005

International School of Art in Umbria, Italy, Painting, Life Drawing, 1997

Vermont Studio Center  Artist Residency 1996

School for International Training: Nigeria Sculpture, Cultural Studies, 1992

San Francisco Art Institute 1991 Painting Concentration

Smithsonian Institute, Smithsonian Artist Residency: Printmaking  Washington D.C. 1989


Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions

Feb-March 2016 (upcoming) Margaret Noel (Title TBD)  Tony Hungerford Memorial Gallery, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata, MD 

Fall 2015 (upcoming)  Collage (Title TBD)  Lionheart Gallery, Pound Ridge, NY

July-Aug 2015 Margaret Noel and Rocco Scary  Gallery 51, North Adams, MA 

Nov 2014- Jan 2015  Margaret Noel: Copper  Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC 

2014 Summer Invitational Group Exhibition Life On Mars Gallery, Bushwick

2014  Small Pleasures: A Site-Specific Interactive Public Art Installation Collaborative installation with artist Kevin Mercer; Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS 

2014 Art on Paper: Works from the Collection Gormley Gallery, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

2013 Margaret Noel: Interstate  Azarian McCullough Gallery, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY  

2013 Imago, Contemporary Painting Show  Kipp Annex Gallery, Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA 

2012 Margaret Noel: Wax, Ink, Paper, Gallery 204, Weiss Center for the Arts, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

2012 Tenses of Landscape, Fine Arts Center Gallery; University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK Curator: Sam King, Interim Gallery Director

2012  Natural/ Constructed Spaces II  The Painting Center, New York, NY

2012 Margaret Noel: Second Shift (National Juried Show Award Solo Exhibition), First Street Gallery, New York, NY

2012 Mix and Match Collage Exhibition II, Hampden Gallery; University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA Curator: Klaus Postler

2011 Grey Matter Exhibition The Painting Center, New York, NY Jurors: Matthew Farina and Rachael Wren

2011 National Juried Exhibition First Street Gallery, New York, NY Juror: Paul Resika Recipient of the 2011 National Juried Show Award

2011 Mix and Match Collage Exhibition I Atelier 030202; Bucharest, Romania Curator: Klaus Postler

2011 National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts Juried Auction, work by NFAA award recipients, Hunt Slonem Studios, NYC

2011 34th Annual Art on Paper Juried Exhibition, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD Juror: Johanna Halford-MacLeod of the Philips Collection

2011 22nd National Drawing and Print Exhibition, Gormley Gallery, Baltimore, MD Juror: Jose Dominguez, Executive Director of the Pyramid Atlantic Art Center

2011 Single Fare 2 Group Show  Sloan Fine Art, to benefit NYC Alliance for the Arts

2001Wish You Were Here, 10th Annual Group Show A.I.R. Galleryto benefit A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010 More Serious Business Exhibition Solo Installation, Fowler Center, Bethlehem, PA

2010 Single Fare Group Show  224 Grand Street Studio, to benefit NYC Alliance for the Arts

2009 Late Summer Emerging Artist Exhibit,Daniel Cooney Fine Art, NY Curator: Daniel Cooney, Gallery Director 2009 Open City Juried Exhibition, NYSS Gallery, NY   Juror: Sean Scully

2009 John Lee, Aaron Lubrick, Margaret Noel: Three Artist Invitational, Prince Street Gallery, NY

2009 32nd Annual Small Work Juried Show, Washington Square East Gallery,  NY  Juror: Daniel Ferris

2008 ChinoiserieJuried Group Show, Thomas Hunter Gallery at Hunter College NY

2008 Small Works Exhibition InvitationalGroup Show, Prince Street Gallery, Chelsea  NYC

2007 December Group Show, Brooklyn Collective, NY                         

2006 WilkumFour-Artist Invitational Show, Eckhaus Art Gallery,  PA

2006 28th Annual Small Works Exhibition Juried Group Show,  80 Washington Square East Gallery, NYC 2005  Recipient: Juror’s Award, Honorable Mention  Juror: Claudia Stone  Director, Allan Stone Gallery

2005 Long Division Solo Thesis Show, New York Studio School, NYC

2005 MFA Candidate Show Group Show, New York Studio School Student Gallery NYC  

1997 Four by Four, Four Person Invitational Show, Movements Gallery Austin, TX

1997 ISA Group Show, Montecastello Galleria  Todi, Italy

1989 MAEF Annual Juried Group Show, Baltimore World Trade Center  

1989 The Next Generation, National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts Awardees Juried Group Show,  Miami Metropolitan Museum and Art Center


Artist Registries

2010- present Curated Viewing Program Registry, The Drawing Center, NYC

2011- present Culture Hall Curated Artist Registry, curated by David Andrew Frey and Tema Stauffer

2009-present BRIC Brooklyn Artist Registry


Honors and Awards

BRIC Contemporary Art 2014 Short List Online list of 6 Brooklyn artists–curated by Abigail Clark of BRIC Arts Media, Brooklyn, NY

Recipient of the 2011 National Juried Show Award, First Street Gallery NYC2011

BRIC Contemporary Art 2011 Short List Online list of 10 emerging Brooklyn artists curated by Elizabeth Ferrer, Director of Contemporary Art, BRIC Rotunda Gallery Brooklyn, NY

Purchase Prize Recipient, 22nd National Drawing and Print Exhibition, Gormley Gallery, College of Notre Dame of MD Permanent Collection. 2011

Juror’s Award, Honorable Mention,  29th Annual Small Works Exhibition  Washington Square East Gallery, NYC   Juror: Claudia Stone  Director, Allan Stone Gallery  2005

Oberlin College  Honors, Studio Art  1993

National Award in Visual Arts, National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts Competition 1989



Oct 2012 PT Blog Feature, Tenses of Landscape Painters’ Table, The Magazine of the Painting Blogosphere 

Oct 2012 Tenses of Landscape pt.2 MWCapacity: A Painter Blog for No-Coasters Essay and one image posted online. 

July 2012 Natural/ Constructed Spaces  Exhibition Catalogue, The Painting Center, NY (1 image reproduced)

Jan 2012  Mix and Match  Exhibition Catalogue, Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1 image reproduced)

July 2011  Grey Matter Exhibition Catalogue, The Painting Center, NY (1 image reproduced)

June 14, 2011  “Mix and Match”, o Lume Construită din Fragmente  (A World Built From Fragments) Cotidianul, Romainian Daily Paper; Bucharest, Romania (2 images reproduced)  

August 4, 2009 Recommended: John Lee, Aaron Lubrick and Margaret Noel: Recent Work at the Prince Street GalleryMWCapacity  A Painter Blog for No-Coasters


Other Professional Experience

Sculptor’s Assistant, Choong Sup Lim 2005-2006Sculptor for installation artist, Choong Sup Lim.  NYC 

Painting Instructor, Washington Heights Community Art Center 2004  NYC 

Founder, Owner, Restorer:  Past Regained   2000-2003Created and ran a small business restoring carved and gilded antique frames.  Kempner, TX

Intern:  Paper Conservation Department of the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 2002-2003Austin, TX 

Intern:  Painting Conservation Lab of the Blanton Museum of Art  2002 Austin, TX

Antique Restorer: The Restoration Shop 1998-2000 Austin, TX

Sculpting Assistant: La Porta Foundry 1993-1998Lost-wax bronze casting Austin, TX

Mural Organizer:  Corona Primary School   1992 Lagos, Nigeria   

Organizer and Artist:  National Zoo Mosaic Project  1989 National Zoo. Washington D.C.

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