Curriculum Vitae 


Noemi Armstrong

News                         The Photo Review, 2015 Competition image entry chosen by Stephen Perloff                                                                        for On-line web gallery “Small Places” Hollow 7 

Group/Juried Exhibitions 

2015                           Art in the Open exhibition at University City Arts League:

                                   Opens February 20, 2015  Closes March 20, 2015    Hidden City

                                    W. Philly Local 

2014                           Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) 2014 :

                                   Pierre Trombert and Marguerita Hagan Studios -

                                   Group Exhibition October 22 - November 2

                                   Backpack Gallery:

                                                                Alexandria Waterfront, Old Town Performance Series/ Sept. 6

                                                                Governor's Island Art Fair Sept. 20th

                                                                DUMBO Art Festival Sept. 27th

                                                                Arlington Art Center, Fall Solos 2014 (Heloisa Escudero)

                                                                - Featured BackPack installation, on view Oct. 18-Dec. 24

                                    Art in the Open 2014 May 16-18

                                    New York Center for Photographic Art, Online exhibition- Same but Different,

                                    Honorable Mention, Juror: Darren Ching, Klompching Gallery, New York

                                    Perkins Center for the Arts: Photography 33 Feb 1-March 29

                                    Juror: Peter Barberie, Curator, Dept. of Photography, PMA, Philadelphia, PA

2013                            Backpack Gallery: DUMBO Arts Festival, Brooklyn, New York                 

                                    Score & Slip: Marguerita Hagan Studio - Philadelphia, PA

                                    Philadelphia Open Studio Tour (POST) - West of Broad Oct.19th & 20th

2011                            Destination Schuylkill River: Volo Coffee House and Java Ink,
                                    Philadelphia, PA

2010                            Visual Art Center of New Jersey: 24th International Juried Exhibition
Juror: Susan Kismaric, Curator, Dept. of Photography, Museum of Modern Art NY,
Summit, New Jersey

                                    Images 2010: The Gallery Exhibition of the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts
                                    Juror: Dan Mills, Director, Samek Gallery at Bucknell University, State College, PA

2008/2009                   Texas Photographic Society: TPS 17: The National Competition
Juror: Lisa Sutcliffe, Assistant Curator, Dept. of Photography, San Francisco Museum
                                    of Modern Art
                                    year-long traveling exhibition; Dougherty Art Center, Austin/Center for
                                    Contemporary Art, Abilene/Tammy Cromer-Campbell Photographs and Gallery,
                                    Longview/River City Silver, San Antonio

                                    Project Basho: Onward 09'
Juror: Peter Barbarie, Curator, Dept. of Photography, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia, PA 

                                    Biggs Museum of American Art: Biggs Shot 2009
Juror: Stephen Perloff, The Photo Review, Dover DE

2007                             The Crane Building/Nexus Gallery: Photo Image ’07
                                    Juror: Katherine Ware, Curator, Dept. of Photography, Philadelphia Museum of Art

                                     Denver International Airport:
 Invitational Exhibition Denver, Colorado

                                     Center for Fine Art Photography: 
The Art of Digital Imagery   
Juror: George DeWolfe Fort Collins, Colorado

2005                             Reset Gallery: AiPH Graduation Exhibition, Photography, Philadelphia, PA



2016                               The Photo Review, 2015 Comp. On-line web gallery chosen by Stephen Perloff,                                                                      "Small Places" Hollow 7

2014                               New York Center for Photographic Art, Online exhibition- Same but Different,

                                       Honorable Mention, Juror: Darren Ching, Klompching Gallery, New York

2011                               International Photography Awards Honorable Mention Deeper Perspective

2009                               5-11 October 2009 Saatchi On-line Top 10 Chosen by Georgia Haagsma

2008                               International Photography Awards Honorable Mention ebb series

                                       Prix De La Photographie Paris Honorable Mention one

                                       Prix De La Photographie Paris 2nd Place “Peoples Choice” one

                                       5/26-6/1/08 Saatchi Online Daily Magazine Top 10 Chosen by Rebecca Wilson

2007                               International Photography Awards Honorable Mention North Beach

                                       The Photo Review On-line web gallery “Places” Bridge #3

2006                               International Photography Awards Honorable Mention Bridge Series/Cityscape

2005                               Best Portfolio/Photography AIPh



                                      Mimi Janosy Studio
                                      Commercial and Fine Art Photography, Philadelphia, PA

Work Experience

09/13 - Gallery Assistant Maria DiElsi/Janus Gallery - Philadelphia, PA

06/10 - Project Manager/Coordinator/Curator East Falls Eco-Art (EFDC)- Philadelphia, PA

             soliciting artists, creation of artist call, presentation of materials to proposal selection committee, main contact for participating artists, creating contract documents and stipend disbursement, installation coordination and assistance, program completion grand event planning and coordination, project promotion

Eco-Art installations -     WHYY newsworks article#1

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                              WHYY newsworks article#3

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                              Philadelphia citypaper article

                                                  EFDC website, project link

2-4 2011 Social Media/Group funding Maria DiElsi – The Artway ProjectPhiladelphia, PA

             Responsible for creating a blog and content (except for monthly posts), creating a video for a Kickstarter Grant, website updating, image scanning and organization for project.

Blog link

Kickstarter Grant link

3-6 2011 Co-coordinator The Schuylkill Project – community arts exhibition – Philadelphia, PA

               Responsible for creating artist call and contract, selecting East Falls location for exhibition, soliciting artists, assisting with hanging of work at Manayunk exhibition location and direction as to where and how work should be hung at East Falls location, assisting with dismantling exhibitions.      

3-5 2011 Event Manager/Coordinator The Schuylkill Projectcommunity chalk drawing event (5/8/2011) – Phila., PA

            Responsible for event concept and creation, soliciting artists, coordinating with event venue, event promotion, supplies.

10/10-03/11 Community Arts Group Co-Creator/Collaborator: Infinite Inch- Philadelphia, PA

           Involved with initial group formation and structure, concept and mission statement.  Participation included: collaborative planning and execution of monthly group art exhibitions within underutilized/vacant commercial space. Curator of December 2010 exhibition, in addition to generally retaining artists for monthly exhibition, creation of written artist communication involving monthly gallery exhibition and artist contract, direct communication with participating and potential artists, receiving of work, placement and hanging of work for exhibition, taking down of work and artist pick-up, monthly opening reception planning and promotion, scheduled gallery sitting.

WHYY newsworks article 

10/06-present Project Manager/Administrative Assistant: East Falls Development Corporation-Philadelphia,PA                                                                       

          Responsibilities include general office duties: file keeping and organization, reception, letter writing, mailings, utilization of specialized skills as needed for events: banner, event flyer creation and design, EFDC stationery, business card creation and design, project logo creation, website photography, creation of annual holiday card (2007,2008, 2009,2010), creation of various event invitations and promotional materials, grant writing/management

Project Manager: Planning, organization, coordination and implementation of special events and projects- Arts by the River (2006-2010) and Bike Race Block Party (responsible for 2011 “Waffles on a Bike” theme concept represented on promotional postcard and event season T-shirt), Dance on the Falls Bridge (2010-2014)

- East Falls Parking Lot: signage design, digital pay machine (maintenance, bank deposits, payment processing and monthly tax payment), monthly permit processing, coordination of landscape maintenance, Farmers Market manager

- East Falls Model Stormwater Project (East Falls Goes Green): Planning and implementation of residential phase, including workshop creation, planning, coordination and implementation, event promotion through various media

WHYY newsworks article

EFDC website, project link

- Public Eco-Art Project (project implementation, coordination and management) – including soliciting artists, creation of artist call, presentation of materials to proposal selection committee, main contact for participating artists, creating contract documents, stipend disbursement, installation coordination and assistance, program completion event planning and coordination, project promotion, design of commemorative plaque recognizing the artists and partners, as well as permissions.

EFDC website, project link

- Website and online media networking page management - on-going

6/07 Wedding Photographer: Graham/Parker Wedding- Philadelphia, PA

          Event photography, photojournalistic

7/06-9/06 Freelance Photographer: Maia Toll/The Apothecary Garden (Herbiary)- Philadelphia, PA

          In-store decorative photography at original Chestnut Hill location

10/05-6/06 Digital Photographic Production: Jeff Rotman PhotographyLawrenceville, NJ

          Hired at a freelance capacity to scan, retouch, color correct, upload and catalogue existing image library and photo shoots; collect, rescan and retouch/color-correct images for major stock companies, magazine and book publication

10/05 Freelance Photographer: ETS/REALi Project- Philadelphia, PA

          Portrait photography of staff for ETS/REALi Project website

1/05-6/05 Internship: Mimi professional Photography- Philadelphia, PA

          Responsible for assisting the photographer with: organizing, setting up and taking down equipment, loading film and setting up digital production, viewing/editing digital capture, maintaining compact flash cards, archiving digital images; Fine Art exhibiting: traditional darkroom printing, dry mounting traditional B&W images, assembling mixed media installation work, mail marketing


A.A.S. Photography:

Art Institute of Philadelphia  2005

B.S. Elementary Education:

Gwynedd-Mercy College 1998

A.A.S. Early Childhood Education:

Montgomery County Community College 1995