Noelle Allen Wright


School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Masters of Fine Art, 2004
Smith College, Northampton, MA

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (*indicates solo show)
2012 Koffer Kunst Chicago, curated by Tricia Van Eck, Hamburg, Germany
2012 36th Annual Art Competition curated by Larry Lee and Bernard Williams Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL
2012 Our Bodies, Our Health curated by Andi Steele, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC
2012 Sender, Channel, Receiver, Source curated by Henrik Soderstrom, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN *
2012 Faculty Exhibition curated by Angela Bryant, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
2012 Trellis, curated by Stevie Greco and Carrie Secrist, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL *
2011 Group Exhibition, curated by Natalie Schu, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
2010 Alumni, curated by Aaron Ott, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, IL (two person show)
2009 Berliner Liste Art Fair, represented by Art Exhibition Link Gallery Uno and Barbara Goebels-Cattaneo, Berlin, Germany 

        Art Exhibition Link Summer Show, curated by Barbara Goebels-Cattaneo, Castello S. Severa, Rome, Italy
2008 Lattice and Tension, curated by Barbara Goebels-Cattaneo, Gallery Uno, Art Exhibition Link, Chicago, IL*
        Revisions, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
        New Work, Hejfina, Chicago, IL*
        Origins, curated by Sharka Hyland, Martha Lucy, and Shayna McConville, University of Pennsylvania, Fox Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Noelle Allen, Drawing Center, New York, NY Online Portfolio 
        Noelle Allen, UBS 12x12, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL*
        Accipiters, Hejfina, Chicago, IL
        Not Fade Away, curated by John Brunetti, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
2006 American Talent, curated by Aimee Chang, Arthouse, Austin, TX
        Feast and Courtship, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL* 
2005 Sense of Place, curated by Heather Pesanti, Lobby Gallery, Chicago, IL
        Organic Matter, 2 person show with Eric Wertz curated by John Brunetti, Northeastern Illinois, University, Chicago, IL
        Midwest Contemporary Biennial, curated by Kaytie Johnson, DePauw University, Greencastle, IL
        Detroit Invitational, juried by Aaron Timlin Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI 
        Faculties Dominican University, River Forest, IL
2004 Evanston Biennial, juried by Dominic Melon & Monique Meloche, Evanston Art Center, Evanston IL

        Juror’s Award, 17th Annual Evanston + Vicinity Biennial, juried by Dominic Molon & Monique Meloche, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

        Mike Kelley Selects, juried by Mike Kelley, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
        Graduate Exhibition and Time Art Event, 847 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL
        Integrity of the Minimal, curated by Ruth Snyderman, Art on the Line - Honorable Mention
2003 Suspension, curated by Skylar Smith 1926 Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002 Noelle Allen and Ariel Frieberg, Thesis Exhibit, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA
        Exit Art, Smith College Department of Art, Northampton, MA



2012 Visiting Artist, Mills College, Oakland, CA
2012 Visiting Artist, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN
2005 Visiting Artist, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
        Visiting Artist, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN
2004 Visiting Artist, University of the South, Sewanee, TN


2012 Picard, Caroline “Trellis”, Art Ltd Magazine
2009 “Berliner Liste”, Fair Paper, 2009
2008 “Five Alive” Chicago Social, 2008
        “Origins” Catalogue, published by Unniversity of Pennsylvania, 2008
        Aloi, Giovanni, “Antennae Project”, Issue #5, London, 2008
2006 “Soft Targets,” published by Paula Cooper Gallery, 2006.
        Doublerly, Amanda. “From Stuff, Art,” The Austin Chronicle. 14 July 2006.
        Claire Van Ryzin, Jeanne. “Diverse show of ‘New American Talent',” Austin 360, 2006. 
        Artner, Alan. “Review,” Chicago Tribune. 10 March 2006.
2005 Workman, Michael. “Sculpture Culture.” New City. 21 July 2005.
        Johnson, Kaytie. Midwest Contemporary Biennial Catalogue. 2005
        LaBier, Peter (Editor). Red China Magazine, Issue 3, Volume 1. 2005.
2004 Brunetti, John. “The Allegorical Landscape and Emerging Artists,” Chicago Artists Coalition News, December 2004.
        Carducci, Vince. “Eclectic Obsessions: Mike Kelley is Judge; Spun Sugar and Pulp-Influenced Art are Among Winners,” Detroit Metro Times. 14 July 2004.
2002 Smith, Skylar (Editor). “1926 Gallery,” Suspension Catalogue. 2002.


2012 Faculty Development Grant, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
2012 Research Assistantship Program, URSCI, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
2011 Research Assistantship Program, URSCI Dominican Unviersity, River Forest, IL
2010 Summer Research Grant, Dominican University, River Forest, IL


2012-13 HATCH Resident, Chicago Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL


Dominican University, River Forest, IL
Assistant Professor of Art, 2008-2010

Dominican University, River Forest, IL
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2007-2008

Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
Assistant Adjunct Professor