Noel Carmack

Art

Associate Professor / Gallery East Coordinator


Noel Carmack

Contact Information

Office Location: CIB 107
Phone: (435) 613-5241
Email: noel.carmack@usu.edu

Educational Background

MFA, Painting & Drawing, Utah State University, 1997
Light at the Shores of Darkness: An Artist.s Vision of the Sacred and the Profane
BFA, Art, (Illustration), Utah State University, 1993
Liberal Arts: Fine Arts Emphasis, Mesa Community College, 1989
Liberal Arts: Fine Arts Emphasis, Mesa Community College, 1986

Biography

I was born in Paso Robles, California, in 1967 and grew up on the central coast town of Atascadero, until 1978, when I moved to Arizona. I graduated from Mesa High School in 1985 and attend Mesa Coomunity College for a year and a half, during which time I began figurative drawing and painting. I earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in illustration from Utah State University in 1993 and went on to receive a Master of Fine Arts degree in drawing and painting from Utah State University in 1997.

Teaching Interests

My teaching interests include drawing, painting, two-dimensional design, and art theory and history.

Research Interests

My interests include drawing and painting, but I also enjoy researching Utah and Mormon artists, significant illustrators in the west, and the history of art in the intermountain west.

Awards

Runner Up (two drawings), 2016

Strokes of Genius 9: Creative Discoveries

Charles Redd Center Award, 2015

Charles Redd Center, BYU

Winner of Drawing Magazine's Cover Competition, 2006

Drawing Magazine

Award of Merit, Religious and Spiritual Art of Utah, 2000

Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

Dale L. Morgan Award, 2000

Utah State Historical Society

Morris Rosenblatt Award, 1998

Utah State Historical Society

Third Place, 7th Black and White Competition, 1997

Eccles Community Art Center, Ogden, UT

Award of Merit, 71st Utah Spring Salon, 1995

Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

George B. and Marie Eccles Caine Art Scholarship Foundation Scholarship, 1994

George B. and Marie Eccles Caine Art Scholarship Foundation

Liquitex Excellence in Art University Award, 1994

Liquitex Paint Company

Historic Preservation Award, 1994

Cache Valley Historical Society

Liquitex Excellence in Art Product Grant Award, 1993

Liquitex Paint Company

Mountain West Center for Regional Studies Fellowship, 1993

Mountain West Center for Regional Studies

W. Mont Timmons Essay on the Pioneering of Cache Valley Award, 1993

History Department, Utah State University


Publications | Books

  • Carmack, N.A, (2008). 'A Picturesque and Dramatic History': George Reynolds' Story of the Book of Mormon: Art and Spirituality: The Visual Culture of Christian Faith. BYU Studies
  • Carmack, N.A, (1999). Out of the Black Patch: The Autobiography of Effie Marquess Carmack, Folk Musician, Artist, and Writer. Utah State UP

    Publications | Book Chapters

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Carmack, N.A, (2000). Running the Line: James Henry Martineau's Surveys in Northern Utah, 1860-1882. Utah Historical Quarterly68, 292-312.
  • Carmack, N.A, (1998). Before the Flapper: The Utah Beginnings of John Held, Jr.. Utah Historical Quarterly66, 292-319.
  • Carmack, N.A, (1997). 'The Yellow Ochre Club': B. F. Larsen and the Pioneer Trail Art Tour, 1936. Utah Historical Quarterly, 65, 134-154.
  • Carmack, N.A, (1996). Labor in the Construction of the Logan Temple, 1877-1884. Journal of Mormon History, 21, 52-79.
  • Carmack, N.A, (1994). The Seven Ages of Thomas Lyne: A Tragedian Among the Mormons. John Whitmer Historical Association Journal, 14, 53-72.

Public or Trade Journal

  • Carmack, N.A, (1998). 'One of the Most Interesting Seeneries that Can be Found in Zion': Philo Dibble's Panorama and Museum. The Nauvoo Journal, 9:2, 25-38.
  • Carmack, N.A, (1997). 'Portrait of a Lady' Rediscovered?. Marginalia, 2, 1-2. *
  • Carmack, N.A, (1996). Of Prophets and Pale Horses: Joseph Smith, Benjamin West and the American Millenarian Tradition. Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, 165-176.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Other

Magazine/Trade Publications

  • Carmack, N.A, (2008). 'A Picturesque and Dramatic History': George Reynolds' Story of the Book of Mormon. BYU Studies
  • Carmack, N.A, (2000). Images of Christ in Latter-Day Saint Visual Culture, 1900-1999. BYU Studies
  • Carmack, N.A, (1997). 'A Memorable Creation': The Life and Art of Effie Marquess Carmack: BYU Studies.
  • Carmack, N.A, (1994). A Note on Nauvoo Theater. BYU Studies

Newsletter

  • Carmack, N.A, (2001). A Brief History of Archival Storage Boxes. Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists Newsletter *
  • Carmack, N.A, (2001). The Exhibition of Archival Materials: What to Consider. Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists Newsletter *
  • Carmack, N.A, (2000). Conservation Note: Promoting Archival Preservation Through Staff and User Awareness. Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists Newsletter *
  • Carmack, N.A, (1999). Conservation Note: Up to Standards. Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists Newsletter *
  • Carmack, N.A, (1998). Conservation Note: Preserving and Inspecting Microfilm: Things to Look For. Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists Newsletter *
  • Carmack, N.A, (1998). Conservation Note: Selection for Preservation: A Few Considerations. Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists Newsletter *
  • Carmack, N.A, (1997). Saving the Serials: Preserving Mass Culture at the Utah State University Libraries. Archival Products News *
  • Carmack, N.A, (1997). Conservation Note: Molecular Pollution Traps Used for Conservation. Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists Newsletter *
  • Carmack, N.A, (1995). Post Binding as an Alternative to Leaf Attachment. Archival Products News *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

ART 1020 - Drawing I, Spring 2019
ART 2110 - Drawing II, Spring 2019
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Spring 2019
ART 2260 - Intermediate Portfolio Preparation, Spring 2019
ART 2920 - Sophomore Independent Projects, Spring 2019
ART 2220 - Watercolor Painting, Spring 2019
ART 1020 - Drawing I, Fall 2018
ART 2200 - Painting I, Fall 2018
ART 2920 - Sophomore Independent Projects, Fall 2018
ART 1120 - Two-Dimensional Design, Fall 2018
ART 1430 - Basic Illustration, Spring 2018
ART 1020 - Drawing I, Spring 2018
ART 2110 - Drawing II, Spring 2018
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Spring 2018
ART 1020 - Drawing I, Fall 2017
ART 2200 - Painting I, Fall 2017
ART 2110 - Drawing II, Spring 2017
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Spring 2017
ART 2260 - Intermediate Portfolio Preparation, Spring 2017
ART 2920 - Sophomore Independent Projects, Spring 2017
ART 2220 - Watercolor Painting, Spring 2017
ART 1020 - Drawing I, Fall 2016
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Fall 2016
ART 2200 - Painting I, Fall 2016
ART 1120 - Two-Dimensional Design, Fall 2016
ART 1430 - Basic Illustration, Spring 2016
ART 2110 - Drawing II, Spring 2016
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Spring 2016
ART 2260 - Intermediate Portfolio Preparation, Spring 2016
ART 2920 - Sophomore Independent Projects, Spring 2016
ART 1020 - Drawing I, Fall 2015
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Fall 2015
ART 2200 - Painting I, Fall 2015
ART 2920 - Sophomore Independent Projects, Fall 2015
ART 1120 - Two-Dimensional Design, Fall 2015
ART 2110 - Drawing II, Spring 2015
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Spring 2015
ART 2260 - Intermediate Portfolio Preparation, Spring 2015
ART 2920 - Sophomore Independent Projects, Spring 2015
ART 2220 - Watercolor Painting, Spring 2015
ART 1020 - Drawing I, Fall 2014
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Fall 2014
ART 2200 - Painting I, Fall 2014
ART 1120 - Two-Dimensional Design, Fall 2014
ART 1430 - Basic Illustration, Spring 2014
ART 2110 - Drawing II, Spring 2014
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Spring 2014
ART 2920 - Sophomore Independent Projects, Spring 2014
ART 1020 - Drawing I, Fall 2013
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Fall 2013
ART 2200 - Painting I, Fall 2013
ART 1120 - Two-Dimensional Design, Fall 2013
ART 2110 - Drawing II, Spring 2013
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Spring 2013
ART 2260 - Intermediate Portfolio Preparation, Spring 2013
ART 2920 - Sophomore Independent Projects, Spring 2013
ART 2220 - Watercolor Painting, Spring 2013
ART 1020 - Drawing I, Fall 2012
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Fall 2012
ART 2200 - Painting I, Fall 2012
ART 1120 - Two-Dimensional Design, Fall 2012
ART 1430 - Basic Illustration, Spring 2012
ART 2110 - Drawing II, Spring 2012
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Spring 2012
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Spring 2012
ART 2220 - Watercolor Painting, Spring 2012
ART 1020 - Drawing I, Fall 2011
ART 1010 - Exploring Art, Fall 2011
ART 2200 - Painting I, Fall 2011
ART 1120 - Two-Dimensional Design, Fall 2011

Extension

Search committee, Professional Practice Assistant Art Professor (non-tenure-track), USU Extension, 2017 - Ongoing

Creative Works | Critique

  • Artist's Directory, Art - Work in local publication,
  • Narrative Mural, Art - Commission,
  • Arrangements: A Survey of Utah Collage, Art - Exhibition, Invitational, - 2020
  • Art Elevated, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2019
  • 44th Annual Statewide Art Competition, Art - Exhibition, Competitive, - 2018
  • "Cats" Print Exchange Exhibit, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2017
  • Logo Design, Art - Commission, - 2016
  • Judge, Plein Air Competition, Art - Adjudication, - 2016
  • "Blue," Faculty Exhibit, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2015
  • 41st Annual Statewide Competition, Art - Exhibition, Competitive, - 2015
  • Painted Figure Cutouts for Display, Art - Commission, - 2015
  • The Other Side of Utah!, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2014
  • The Other Side of Utah!, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2013
  • Judge, Plein Air Competition, Art - Adjudication, - 2013
  • Homage, Art - Exhibition, Invitational, - 2011
  • Ancient Peoples of the Great Basin and the Colorado Plateau, Art - Work in national publication, - 2008
  • 83rd Utah Spring Salon, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2007
  • Gallery Walk, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2007
  • Reflections, Art - Exhibition, Invitational, - 2007
  • Cat Project, Art - Exhibition, Invitational, - 2006
  • Cat Project, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2006
  • Gallery Walk, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2006
  • Annual Print Exchange, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2005
  • Gallery Walk, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2005
  • Christmas Print Exchange, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2003
  • Christmas Print Exchange, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2001
  • Take a Closer Look, Art - Work in local publication, - 2001
  • Christmas Print Exchange, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2000
  • Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2000
  • Windows in Art, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2000
  • Windows in Art, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2000
  • Alumni Invitational Show, Art - Exhibition, Invitational, - 1999
  • Artists of Utah, Art - Work in local publication, - 1999
  • Directory of American Scholars, Art - Work in national publication, - 1999
  • 23rd Annual Statewide Exhibition, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1997
  • 7th Black and White Competition, Art - Exhibition, Competitive, - 1997
  • MFA Thesis Exhibition, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1997
  • Black and White Only, Art - Work in local publication, - 1997
  • 1st Annual Student Print Exchange, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1996
  • 6th Black and White Competition, Art - Exhibition, Competitive, - 1995
  • 71st Utah Spring Salon, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1995
  • 3rd International LDS Art Competition, Art - Exhibition, Competitive, - 1994
  • 70th Utah Spring Salon, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1994
  • Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1994
  • Spiritual Religious Art of Utah, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1994
  • 19th Annual Statewide Exhibition, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1993
  • Watercolor Exhibition, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1992
  • Figurative Expressions, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1991
  • Interpretive Murals and Signage, Art - Commission, - 1986

Creative Works | Exhibitions

    Creative Works | Other

    • Artist's Directory, Art - Work in local publication,
    • Narrative Mural, Art - Commission,
    • Arrangements: A Survey of Utah Collage, Art - Exhibition, Invitational, - 2020
    • Art Elevated, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2019
    • 44th Annual Statewide Art Competition, Art - Exhibition, Competitive, - 2018
    • "Cats" Print Exchange Exhibit, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2017
    • Logo Design, Art - Commission, - 2016
    • Judge, Plein Air Competition, Art - Adjudication, - 2016
    • "Blue," Faculty Exhibit, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2015
    • 41st Annual Statewide Competition, Art - Exhibition, Competitive, - 2015
    • Painted Figure Cutouts for Display, Art - Commission, - 2015
    • The Other Side of Utah!, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2014
    • The Other Side of Utah!, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2013
    • Judge, Plein Air Competition, Art - Adjudication, - 2013
    • Homage, Art - Exhibition, Invitational, - 2011
    • Ancient Peoples of the Great Basin and the Colorado Plateau, Art - Work in national publication, - 2008
    • 83rd Utah Spring Salon, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2007
    • Gallery Walk, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2007
    • Reflections, Art - Exhibition, Invitational, - 2007
    • Cat Project, Art - Exhibition, Invitational, - 2006
    • Cat Project, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2006
    • Gallery Walk, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2006
    • Annual Print Exchange, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2005
    • Gallery Walk, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2005
    • Christmas Print Exchange, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2003
    • Christmas Print Exchange, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2001
    • Take a Closer Look, Art - Work in local publication, - 2001
    • Christmas Print Exchange, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2000
    • Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2000
    • Windows in Art, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2000
    • Windows in Art, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 2000
    • Alumni Invitational Show, Art - Exhibition, Invitational, - 1999
    • Artists of Utah, Art - Work in local publication, - 1999
    • Directory of American Scholars, Art - Work in national publication, - 1999
    • 23rd Annual Statewide Exhibition, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1997
    • 7th Black and White Competition, Art - Exhibition, Competitive, - 1997
    • MFA Thesis Exhibition, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1997
    • Black and White Only, Art - Work in local publication, - 1997
    • 1st Annual Student Print Exchange, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1996
    • 6th Black and White Competition, Art - Exhibition, Competitive, - 1995
    • 71st Utah Spring Salon, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1995
    • 3rd International LDS Art Competition, Art - Exhibition, Competitive, - 1994
    • 70th Utah Spring Salon, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1994
    • Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1994
    • Spiritual Religious Art of Utah, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1994
    • 19th Annual Statewide Exhibition, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1993
    • Watercolor Exhibition, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1992
    • Figurative Expressions, Art - Exhibition, Group, - 1991
    • Interpretive Murals and Signage, Art - Commission, - 1986