Garry Noland has maintained an active studio practice in Kansas City and Los Angeles since 1980. He earned a BA in History of Art from University of Missouri-Kansas City. Noland was a regular contributor to Art Extra (Wichita), Forum (Kansas City) and New Art Examiner (Chicago). He was awarded a NEA/Mid-America Arts Alliance visual artist’s award in Works on Paper (1994); a Studios Inc Studio Fellowship (2011) and a Charlotte Street Foundation Visual Artists Fellowship (2013).
Notable exhibitions include Unorganized Territory at Bemis Center for the Contemporary Art (Omaha); The Tyranny of Good Taste at Glass Curtain Gallery /La Esquina (Chicago/KC); Near Abstraction at University of Tulsa; The Center is a Moving Target at Kemper Crossroads; Rough Patches and Glitter (Los Angeles Valley College), The Most Beautifulest Thing in the World at Tiger Strikes Asteroid in Chicago, Made and Connected at John Michael Kohler Art Center with Peggy Noland and UnCommon Materials at California State University-Dominguez Hills.