Studio: Gowanus, Brooklyn               

Teaching: Kutztown University, Department of Art and Design, Drawing and Painting Professor (2016- present, Associate 2013-2016, Assistant 2009-2013, Visiting Assistant 2006-2009) 


New York Studio School  MFA in Painting

Oberlin College  BA with Honors in Studio Art

Selected Exhibitions

2022 Art Market San Francisco  Marloe Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

2021 Art on Paper  Marloe Gallery, New York, NY

2021 Affordable Art Fair  Marloe Gallery, New York, NY

2021 Collaborative Sketchbooks  Michael Warren Contemporary Project Space, Denver, CO

2021 Market Art +Design  Bridgehampton Museum, Bridgehampton, NY

2020  Art on Paper   Marloe Gallery, New York, NY

2019  Aqua Art Miami   Marloe Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

2019  Texas Contemporary   Marloe Gallery, Houston, TX

2019  Seattle Art Fair   Marloe Gallery, Seattle, WA 

2019 Market Art +Design  Bridgehampton Museum, Bridgehampton, NY

2019 Art Aspen  Marloe Gallery, Aspen, CO  

2019 Art Market San Francisco  Marloe Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

2019 Wax: Contemporary Methods   Guenzel Gallery, Peninsula School of Art; WI

2017 Space Consciousness, The work of Zoe Cohen and Margaret Noel  Cohen Gallery West, Goggleworks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA

2017 Margaret Noel, Drawings  Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Seminole College, FL

2016 Margaret Noel: Fractured View  Tony Hungerford Memorial Gallery, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata, MD

2015 180°: Contemporary Encaustic The Curator Gallery, New York, NY

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

2015 Paper Space The Lionheart Gallery, Pound Ridge, NY

2014 Margaret Noel: Copper  Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC

2014 Nevermind the Bollocks, Summer Invitational 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  Kipp Gallery, Indiana University of PA, Indiana, PA

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

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

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

2012  Natural/ Constructed Spaces II  The Painting Center, 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

2001 Wish You Were Here, 10th Annual Group Show A.I.R. Gallery to 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                        

2006 Wilkum Four-Artist Invitational Show, Eckhaus Art Gallery,  PA

2006 28th Annual Small Works Exhibition Juried Group Show,  80 Washington Square East Gallery, NYC

2005  27th Annual Small Works Exhibition Recipient: Juror’s Award, Honorable Mention  Juror: Claudia Stone  Director, Allan Stone Gallery

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

Publications, Honors and Awards

Cover art, Colleen O’Brien, All Roads, Northwestern University Press; March, 2022

Hyperallergic, Reality and Artifice Collide at Gowanus Open Studios; Fall 2018 

The Hopkins Review, Fall 2016 Cover and center portfolio of images, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016

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 NYC 2011

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

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

Other Education and Artist Residencies

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

International School of Art in Umbria, Italy: painting, life drawing

Vermont Studio Center  Artist Residency 

School for International Training: Nigeria 1 semester: sculpture, cultural studies

San Francisco Art Institute 1 semester: painting concentration

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

Other Professional Experience

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

Painting Instructor, Washington Heights Community Art Center 2004  NYC

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

Intern:  Paper Conservation Department of the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center 2002-2003 Austin, 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 1993-1998 Lost-wax bronze casting Austin, TX

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