Noelle Sharp holds a dual position within the Development and Marketing offices of the College of Fine Arts. She has 7+ combined years of Development and Marketing experience working previously in New York and Chicago within in the arts. Sharp has extensive Professional Business Development knowledge within the arts and regularly freelances as an aid to aspiring artists, designers and businesses.
Sharp received her BFA in Fiber Materials from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2012. She is the Founder and CEO of US textile company APORTA. Sharp has studied textile traditions and applications in and outside of the US. She has a studio practice, having her work exhibited in the US and overseas. Sharp regularly lectures and teaches workshops on textile applications.
When not in the office and the studio she travels, skis, collect records, self-proclaimed film/ music nerd and obsessive wool wearer.