2017 Dedicated Masterminds. 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 2017

2017 Roses That Grew From Concrete. New York University School of Social Work, New York, NY. Feburary 2017.

2016 Visions of Confinement: A Lens on Women in the U.S. Prison System. Hunter East Harlem Gallery. Harlem, NY. Artistic Noise advanced participants created a site specific installation in collaboration with participants in Artistic Noise's workshop at Brentwood Residential Center. The young artists were on site once-a-week throughout the run of the exhibition. June-August 2016.

2016 Violence Transformed: Insider/Outsider Nation. Roxbury Community College, Roxbury MA. June-August 2016.

2016 Infinite Revolution: An Artistic Noise Retrospective Exhibition 2001-2016. Commons Gallery, New York, NY. Art exhibit including work from all Artistic Noise programs in Boston and New York in 2016. There was also a curated exhibition from the past 15 years of Artistic Noise's existence, along with writing about each project and year. This exhibit was curated and organized by Artistic Noise teen curators. June 2016.

2016 Share Your Art, Share Your Voice: DYS Statewide Youth Showcase. Paramount Theater. Boston, MA. June 2016.

2016 Arts To End Violence. Ron Taylor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. May 2016.

2016 Infinite Revolution: An Artistic Noise Retrospective Art Exhibition 2001-2016. Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY. This was a one night retrospective for our 15th Anniversary Fundraiser event. April 2016.

2016 I Am Ubuntu: The Youth Speak. Towne Art Gallery at Wheelock College, Boston, MA. April 2016.

2016 We Live Here. St. Nicholas Houses, Harlem, NY. This project was a partnership between Residents at St. Nick's Houses, Artistic Noise and Community Solutions through the Mayor's MAP Initiative. Fourteen large scale paintings were created over the course of 5 months and paraded and then exhibited in the lobbies of all 14 of the St. Nick buildings. February-June 2016.

2015 Un/Known RAW Artspace Harlem, 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 2015

2015 Inspire. Collaborate. Create. New York, NY. Exhibition curated by James Horner and co-curated with Marcus and Tashawn from Artistic Noise.http://varietyny.org/event/inspire-collaborate-create

2015 Violence Transformed: Celebrating The Transformative Power Of Art, Doric Hall, Massachusetts Statehouse, Boston, MA. April and May 2015

2015 Living Ubuntu: The Youth Speak. Ninth Annual Ubuntu Arts Exhibit, Wheelock College, Boston, MA. Featured collaborative artwork by youth artists participating in the Boston Arts & Entrepreneurship Program. April 2015. 

2014 Reflections RAW Artspace Harlem, 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 2014

2014 Postcrypt Art Gallery Columbia University New York, NY

2014 Growing Ubuntu: The Youth Speak Eighth Annual Ubuntu Arts Exhibit, Wheelock College, Boston, MA. Featured the stop action animation "180" by youth artists participating in the Boston Arts & Entrepreneurship Program and girls participating in our art program at Spectrum Detention. April 2014. 

2014 La Lengua del Poder (The Language of Power), Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Boston, MA. Featuring drawings, photographs and sculpture by by youth artists participating in the Boston Arts & Entrepreneurship Program and girls participating in our art program at Spectrum Detention. January 2014. 

2014 Bronx Family Court Project - Bronx Family Court, Bronx, NY. In support of growing efforts to improve the service and court user experience in Family Court, Artistic Noise has partnered with the Bronx Family Court to enrich the Family Court’s public areas and courtrooms with visual art created by youth with firsthand experience of the court’s juvenile justice system. Over the past two years, Artistic Noise participants have been working directly with judges and court staff to create original artwork relative to the purpose of the court’s public areas. The first installation of artwork was installed early 2014 in the 7th floor waiting areas. 

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


Lectures & Public Speaking Engagements

2017 Offices of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Washington DC. Co-Founder and NY Executive Director Lauren Adelman and NY Studio Manager Ebony Walcott presented at an annual OJJDP conference.

2015 Art Activism & Social Change: Enhancing the Rights of Women and Girls - Fordham University at Lincoln Center New York, NY. Laura Schneider (Director of Arts, Entrepreneurship and Curatorial Program NY) and Ebony (former participant and Office Manager) presented the work Artistic Noise has done related to this conference. 

2014 Arcus Center for Social Justice and Leadership, Kalamazoo MI. Artistic Noise Co-Founder Lauren Adelman and Artistic Noise Board Member Yasmine Awais led a panel discussion Art as a Bridge: Crossing the Borders of Artist - Therapist - Offender - Community Member

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