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Exhibitions/ Public Art Projects

2013 Storytellers Commons Gallery New York, NY. Art exhibit including work from all Artistic Noise programs in both Boston and New York. This exhibit was curated and organized by Artistic Noise teen curators. June 2013

2013 Violence Transformed: Discovering The Transformative Power Of Art, Doric Hall, Massachusetts Statehouse, Boston, MA. April and May 2013.

2013 Imagining Ubuntu: The Youth Speak Arts Exhibit, Wheelock College, Boston, MA. Featured collaborative artwork “A City United” by youth artists participating in the Boston Arts & Entrepreneurship Program. April 2013.

2013 Youth in Prison: The Reality of the System, Boston College, Boston, MA. Paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Artistic Noise youth artists’ were exhibited. April 2013.

2013 IAC Mural. Artistic Noise youth designed and painted murals that are permanently installed at the IAC building in Chelsea, NY. Teaching Artist: Danielle McDonald. Spring 2013

2013 Printed Matter, New York, NY. Printed Matter purchased Artistic Noise’s Found in New York Artist’s Book created through our partnership with The New York City Department of Probation. Teaching Artist: Alfred Planco, Spring 2013

2013 Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY. Artistic Noise Artists Books Found in New York, It’s My Law and This is Brooklyn were included in the Brooklyn Museum’s permanent collection. Teaching Artist: Alfred Planco. Spring 2013

2012 PS1 Artists Book Fair Long Island City, NY. Artistic Noise Teaching Artist Alfred Planco and Artistic Noise Teaching Assistant Raynieri sold and presented the artists books created by our youth at this annual event. September 2012

2012 Violence Transformed 2012: Celebrating The Transformative Power Of Art, Doric Hall, Massachusetts Statehouse, Boston, MA April 2012.

2012 Being Ubuntu: The Youth Speak, Wheelock College, Towne Art Gallery, Boston, MA. April 2012

2012 Violence Transformed, Resnikoff Gallery at Roxbury Community College, Boston, MA. May 2012.

2012 Feed Your Senses Chocolat Lounge New York, NY. Artistic Noise artwork was included in this group show and a portion of the proceeds from all gallery sales were donated to Artistic Noise programs. June 2012

2012 Exposure Art in FLUX Harlem/ ImageNation Pop-Up Gallery New York, NY. Art exhibit including work from all Artistic Noise programs in both Boston and New York. This exhibit was curated and organized by Artistic Noise teen curators and open gallery hours were run by teen curators. June 2012

2012 Street Art in FLUX Harlem New York, NY. Artistic Noise artwork was included in this group show and a portion of the proceeds from all gallery sales were donated to Artistic Noise programs. June 2012

2012 Urban Environment Project Art in FLUX Harlem New York, NY. Artistic Noise artwork was included in this group show and a portion of the proceeds from all gallery sales were donated to Artistic Noise programs. May 2012

2012 One Day Exhibit and information table at The Bronx Family Court. April 2012

2012 Exhibit featuring the work of youth involved in The Department of Youth Services sponsored by The Mass Cultural Council, John Joseph Moakley Courthouse Boston, MA. January 16-March 30, 2012.

2012 Uproar: A Ten Year Retrospective The Arnheim Gallery, Boston, MA. This retrospective exhibition showcased the artwork of youth involved with Artistic Noise over the past 10 years and was curated by teens participating in Artistic Noise's Art and Entrepreneurship Curatorial Program. Uproar revealed two journeys. The first was the collective journey of hundreds of youth involved with the juvenile justice system, who have made art with Artistic Noise over the past ten years in Boston and New York. Through their artwork, these young artists made their voices heard. The exhibition title Uproar, describes the intensity and force of their voices when brought together under one roof for this exhibition. The second journey explored through this exhibit, was the evolution of Artistic Noise from fledgling idea to thriving non-profit organization. February 2012.

2011 Family Court Project Lower Manhattan Family Court, New York, NY. This project was permanently installed in the fourth floor waiting room of the court building. June 2011-present.

2011 Ubuntu Arts Retrospective 2006-2011 The Atrium Gallery, Lesley University, Boston, MA. May 25-Sept. 6.

2011 Uproar: A Ten year Retrospective The Commons Gallery, New York University, New York, NY. June 2011

2011 Columbia Law School's Black Law Student Association's Annual Conference: Realizing Justice: Incarceration, Advocacy and the Consequences of the Juvenile Justice System Artwork was exhibited and cards and t-shirts were sold by Artistic Noise teen curators. April 2011.

2011 The Potential of Ubuntu: Youth Transforming Violence Wheelock College, Towne Art Gallery Boston, MA Co-curated by Ann Tobey and Bridgit Paula. April 19-23

2011 Violence Transformed: From Risk to Resilience: Harnessing the Transformative Power of Art Doric Hall, Massachusetts State House, Boston, MA. April 11-22

2010 Hear Us Make Artistic Noise: Art from the Juvenile Justice System Massachusetts College of Art, Arnheim Gallery Boston, MA. Co-curated by Kate Jellinghaus. September 7-24, 2010 at

2010 Unfinished Business The Commons Gallery, New York University, New York, NY. Art Exhibit including work of all Artistic Noise programs in NY and select projects from Artistic Noise Boston. This exhibit was curated and organized by Artistic Noise's teen curators. June 2010.

2010 Violence Transformed: Celebrating the Power of Art Doric Hall, Massachusetts Statehouse, Boston, MA. April-May 2010.

2010 The Energy of Ubuntu: Youth Transforming Violence Wheelock College, Towne Art Gallery Boston, MA. April 2010

2009 Calling Out Ubuntu: Art from the Juvenile Justice System and Beyond, Mark W. Potter Gallery, The Taft School, Watertown, CT This exhibit included work by youth participating in the programs of Artistic Noise, Boston and New York, as well as the teaching artists of Artistic Noise. November 6th – December 4th, 2009

2009 Ubuntu: Two Works On Sisterhood, The Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, Roxbury, Massachusetts. The Ubuntu Quiltmaking Project was donated to the museum. The exhibit featuring the quilt ran from June 2nd to August 2nd, 2009.

2009 Rising The Commons Gallery, New York University, New York, NY Art Exhibit including work of all Artistic Noise programs in NY. This exhibit was curated and organized by Artistic Noise's teen curators. June 2009

2009 Artistic Noise The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, New York, NY. This exhibit was on view from May 2009-October 2009. Select artwork was on view from October 2009-September 2011

2009 Youth Transforming Violence Exhibit, Are You Ubuntu?, Wheelock College Boston, MA Artistic Noise, Boston exhibited Ubuntu Quiltmaking Project and Story Circle.

2009 Violence Transformed The Massachusetts State House, Boston, Massachusetts.

2009 Bridges to Hope and Understanding, Ubuntu in the Works, Wheelock College, Boston, MA Artistic Noise, Boston, exhibited the Ubuntu Quiltmaking Project and Story Circle at the Showcase and Discussion Forum for teens in Boston.

2008 Perception/ Direction The Commons Gallery, New York University, New York, NY Art Exhibit including the work of all Artistic Noise programs in NY.

2008 Now What? Youth at the Crossroads The Children's Aid Society's Annual Conference, New York, NY Artwork by Artistic Noise participants were on display and a video including interviews with Artistic Noise artists and staff was presented.

2003 Art from Children in Times of War The Boston Cyclorama, Boston, MA This exhibit included work by Artistic Noise. Girls were released from the NFI facility for the evening to attend the exhibit. Minotte Romulus, a current participant spoke at the event

2003 People of the Book Perkins Gallery Stoughton, MA. Altered book collaboration with incarcerated teens, juvenile lawyers and youth advocates

2002 The Cloud Foundation Boston, MA

2002 The ABA Juvenile Defenders Summit Phoenix, AZ

Institutional Funding - NY

We are extremely grateful to all of our new funders, as well as those who have funded us throughout the years. Please see the support section for a list of all individual donors. This only reflects NY institutional funding. Funding information for Boston is coming soon!

FY13 The Silberman School of Social Work in conjunction with The NYC Department of Probation
FY13 The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund – General Operating Support, Artistic Noise NY
FY13 Leake and Watts – Funding to spearhead a partnership with youth at a non-secure facility, Artistic Noise NY
FY13 IAC- Corporate Donation, Artistic Noise, NY
FY13 Variety, The Children’s Charity Value Added Recipient, Artistic Noise, NY
FY12 The Union Square Arts Award – General Operating Support, Artistic Noise NY
FY12 The Silberman School of Social Work in conjunction with The NYC Department of Probation – Funding to pilot an arts therapy program for youth in probation, Artistic Noise NY
FY12 The Children's Aid Society LINC Program – Funding to run community workshops with participants in Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn
FY12 The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund – General Operating Support, Artistic Noise NY

FY11 The Children's Aid Society LINC Program – Funding to run community workshops with participants in Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn
FY11 The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund – General Operating Support, Artistic Noise NY
FY11 Creative Arts Workshops for Kids – Funding for art supplies for the Family Court Project

FY10 The Children's Aid Society LINC Program – Funding to run community workshops with participants in Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn
FY10 The Children's Aid Society Next Generation Center – Funding to run community workshops in the Bronx
FY10 The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund – General Operating Support, Artistic Noise NY

FY09 The Children's Aid Society LINC Program – Funding to run workshops with GED students and after-school participants in Harlem and the Bronx
FY09 The Children's Aid Society Next Generation Center – Funding to run community workshops in the Bronx
FY09 The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund – General Operating Support, Artistic Noise NY
FY09 The Brooklyn Arts Council Regrant – Funding for the Pillowcase Project, Artistic Noise NY

Lectures/ Public Speaking Engagements

2011 The New York City Council Artistic Noise Co-Founder and NY Director Lauren Adelman was invited to testify on cultural programs for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.

2011 The Office for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Annual Conference, Washington DC Artistic Noise Co-Founder, Assistant Director and former participant Minotte Romulus and Artistic Noise Co-Founder and NY Director Lauren Adelman presented on the panel entitled: Forging partnerships with arts and cultural resources Artistic Noise Co-Founder and President of the Board, Francine Sherman presented on the panel entitled: The Legal Lives of Girls

2011 MoMA's PS1 NY Art Book Fair – New York, NY Artistic Noise Co-Founder and NY Director Lauren Adelman presented on the panel Pedagogy: Artists' Books in The Juvenile Justice System

2011 Columbia Law School's Black Law Student Association's Annual Conference: Realizing Justice: Incarceration, Advocacy and the Consequences of the Juvenile Justice System – New York, NY Artistic Noise Co-Founder, Assistant Director and former participant Minotte Romulus, Artistic Noise Co-Founder and President of the Board Francine Sherman and Artistic Noise Board Member Ana Bermudez presented on gender specific programming.

2009 Children Trauma Conference, Wheelock College- Boston, MA Artistic Noise Board Member Ann Tobey discussed the Ubuntu Quiltmaking Project at this conference in collaboration with South Africa Partners.

2009 New Bulgarian University - Sofia, Bulgaria. Artistic Noise Boston Director Kate Jellinghaus presented current Artistic Noise projects and teaching methods to art therapy and fine arts students.

2008 New York University - New York, NY Artistic Noise co-founder Lauren Adelman co-presented with Professor Dipti Desai on Issue-Based Art Education for Department of Education Teachers working with incarcerated populations

2007 Mess Hall - Chicago, IL Artistic Noise co-founder, Lauren Adelman presented Dialogue: Art and Activism with Incarcerated Youth

2007 Rebus Works - Raleigh, NC Artistic Noise co-founder, Lauren Adelman co-presented Artists Dialogue: Art/ Education/ Activism

2003 Boston Cyclorama - Boston, MA Artistic Noise co-founder Minotte Romulus spoke at an art exhibit about youth in the time of war presented by Project Guggenheim

2002 The ABA Juvenile Defenders Summit - Phoenix, AZ Artistic Noise co-founders Francine Sherman and Lauren Adelman presented on Gender Specific Programming

Publications

The following publications have used Artistic Noise's art as a part of their articles on girls in the justice system or are articles about Artistic Noise's work

2011 Tobias, J. Where Questions Go, Inside/ Out A MoMA blog, December 2011 http://www.moma.org/explore/inside_out/2011/12/06/where-questions-go

2010 Depina, A. Art From Behind Bars, Teen Voices, Spring/ Summer 2010

2009 Sherman, F. Reframing the Response: Girls in the Juvenile Justice System and Domestic Violence, Juvenile and Family Justice Today, Winter, 2009, 16-20 (National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges).

2009 de la Gueronniere, A. Hear Us Make Artistic Noise: The Silver Lining for Incarcerated Teens, Sadie Magazine, Spring/ Summer 2009 http://sadiemagazine.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=277&Itemid=227

2009 Adelman, L. Making Artistic Noise: Contemporary Activist Art, PBS's Art21 Blogspot, Flashpoint Series: How Can Art Effect Political Change? March 13, 2009 http://blog.art21.org/?s=artistic+noise

2008 Zeder, J. Girl Power, Boston College Law School Magazine, Fall/Winter, 2008, 24-30.

2008 Now What? Youth at the Crossroads The Children's Aid Society's Annual Report, 2008

2008 Dahlberg, R. Locking up our Children: The Secure Detention of Massachusetts Youth After Arraignment and Before Adjudication, May 2008 (American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts) at http://www.aclum.org/lockingupkids/locking_up_our_children_web.pdf

2004 Smardon, A. From their violent pasts comes art. The Boston Globe. April 24, 2004