Lendon Hamilton Noe is a native of Jackson, Tennessee, where she retired as Professor of Art at Lambuth University. She maintains a studio and gallery at DCA/DCPR in Jackson.
She graduated from Rollins College in Florida, earning the BA in Art and English Literature. She studied in Denver at the Rocky Mountain School of Art and then returned to Tennessee and completed an MS in Art Education at UT Knoxville. She completed her MFA in Painting and Mixed Media at Vermont College.
Her work includes oil painting, original prints, mixed media, and installation. Her primary media are oil and graphite drawing pencil. For the last 10 years, her work has been focused on natural history. Her Tennessee natural history installation won a place in the Nashville Airport Flying Solo exhibition. She has been an artist-in-residence at the Buffalo National River in Arkansas. She enjoys creating site specific thematic shows that may include drawings, paintings, collage, image transfer and assemblage.
Her recent shows have included For Privilege of Sod and Sun, artwork inspired by the nature images in the life and work of Emily Dickinson, a contemporary Book of Hours which opened at the Art Institute of Las Vegas, and The Forest Unseen, inspired by the book of the same name by David Haskell which opened at the Tennessee Art Commission Gallery. She is presently working on a show titled Grand Simplicities: Inspired by Eudora Welty that is to open at the Ned in Jackson, TN in July 5, 2018.