Barbara Noah is a hybrid works artist whose recent work is archival pigment prints, but whose work has previously included painting, print, photography, digital art, sculpture, installations, and public art. Her work incorporates natural, scientific, and cultural content. She has exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Kala Art Institute in the Bay Area; the Municipal Art Gallery in Los Angeles; Center On Contemporary Art, Seattle Art Museum and the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle; the Portland Art Museum in Oregon; Artists' Space, P.S.1 of the Institute for Art and Urban Resources (now MoMA P.S.1), and The New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York; the City Museum in Nakhodka, Russia; the Shenzhen Art Institute Gallery in China; and the Biennial Exhibition of La Jeune Gravure Contemporaine-Paris in France.

Her work has been published in ARTnews, and both her work and her writing have been published in Art in America. She is featured in the book The Painter Speaks: Artists Discuss Their Experiences and Careers from the Research Center for Arts and Culture, Columbia University. She is also represented in public and private collections, including the Seattle Art Museum, the UCLA Grunewald Collection at the Hammer Museum, Microsoft Corporation, and the Swedish Foundation.

Barbara is the recipient of the Pollock/Krasner Grant, a Betty Bowen Merit Award from the Seattle Art Museum, the Artist Trust Twining Humber Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement, two Faculty Excellence Awards from Cornish College of the Arts, and the Aurelia Henry Reinhardt Faculty Purse from Mills College. Her work also includes public art at the Canal Substation and Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. She received her B.A in Art from Mills College and an MFA from Pratt Institute in New York.

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©Barbara Noah on the text, unless otherwise noted, and on the changes and additions to the outer space images, but not on the original outer space images themselves.