Lendon Hamilton Noe is a native of Jackson, Tennessee, where she has been a Professor of Art at Lambuth University, Head of the School of Arts and Communications, Chair of the Visual Art Department and teaches primarily, drawing, painting and design. She graduated from Rollins College in Florida, earning the BA in Art and English Literature. She studied in Denver at the Rocky Mountain School of Art and then returned to Tennessee and completed an MS in Art Education at UT Knoxville. She completed her MFA in Painting and Mixed Media at Vermont College. Her work includes oil painting, original prints, mixed media, and installation including the award winning Alice at Finnegan’s Wake. Her primary media are oil and graphite drawing pencil. For the last 10 years, her work has been focused on natural history. Her Tennessee natural history installation won a place in the Nashville Airport Flying Solo exhibition. In the summer of 2006 she was awarded an artist-in-residency at the Buffalo National River in Arkansas. She is a member of the Southern Arts Federation Artist Registry. She enjoys creating site specific thematic shows that may include drawings, paintings, collage, image transfer and assemblage. Her most recent shows have been For Privilege of Sod and Sun, artwork inspired by the nature images in the life and work of Emily Dickinson, and a contemporary Book of Hours which opened at the Art Institute of Las Vegas in November of 2007. She was awarded a Tennessee Arts Commission Professional Development Grant to help with expenses in creating this show. In 2008 she began a series of work she intends to develop continuously entitled Return to the Grove. The first installment of this show opened in Florence, Alabama in December of 2008. The second installment is in progress and involves the Harpeth River in Nashville and Harris Creek in Jackson.




Lendon Hamilton Noe


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