The idea for the collective scream began in the middle of the night when rage, anxiety, and sadness haunted me the most. I woke up startled, wanting to scream but too polite to disturb the neighbors.
Connie Noyes, a multidisciplinary artist, received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MA in Psychology and Art Therapy from Notre Dame de Namur University. Amongst Noyes' many notable solo exhibitions and residencies in the US she has also gained international recognition and participated in the TransArt summer program in Berlin, Germany; attended residencies at Arteles, Finland, ChaNorth, New York; the Emaar International Art Symposium, Dubai, UAE; Thupelo International Workshop, Cape Town, South Africa; and was a selected artist for Art Abu Dhabi, representing Salwa Zeidan Gallery in the UAE. Noyes' work is in the collections of The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois; The Ekstrom Library of Photographic Archives Special Collections, Louisville, Kentucky; and the Greenville County Museum, and South Carolina. She currently lives and works in Chicago, where her work and life seamlessly intertwine.