Inside the Whale

Noah Simblist bio

Noah Simblist is Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, where he has been teaching since the fall of 2003. He received an MFA from the University of Washington in 1999. He was a member of the artist cooperative, SOIL in Seattle, WA in the year 2000 where he curated the exhibition Abstraction/Construction. In 2001 he moved to New York where he lived and worked for 2 years. He has also taught at Hampshire College and at the University of Washington in Seattle. In addition, he has lectured about art historical/theoretical topics at Harvard University, Loyola Marymount University, The University of North Texas and the Nesiya Institute in Israel. He has written for the Red Headed Step Child, Artlies, and As an artist, his work seeks to question two fundamental poles of painting and drawing practice, identity and the way that it manifests itself within formal investigation. His interests include Jewish iconography and a relationship between image, architecture and text.



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