Art(ology) Gallery and Gifts

​Art(ology) is an eclectic, fine arts gallery located in the heart of the Mobile Arts District on Cathedral Square. Work ranges from mixed media, jewelry, hand bound books, watercolor, acrylics, collage, assemblage, and textile arts, all made by eight local female artists. 


Claire Steadham Noojin

Claire Noojin was born in Auburn, Alabama, but has lived in Mobile since the age of five. She attended Auburn University and the University of South Alabama where she earned Bachelor’s and Master’s of Elementary Education degrees. After having taught a total of thirty-three years, Claire retired in May 2010 from the Mobile County Public School System. She has two sons. Powell (Melissa) and Drew. She enjoys traveling, painting, reading, and spending as much time as possible with friends, family and her two young grandsons, Russell and Trey.

Several years prior to retirement and through the encouragement of neighbor and friend, Kathy Friedline, Claire began painting classes with Kay Rodriguez.

Claire currently works in acrylics, pen and ink, watercolor, collage, encaustic, assemblage, and textiles.

Claire has shown at the following venues:

The West Regional Mobile Public Library

The Joe Jefferson Playhouse

Barnes & Noble

The Artist’s Place/The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer

Mobile Arts Council

Art(ology), Inc.

Claire’s artwork can be seen and is available at Artology on Cathedral Square in downtown Mobile. Her work is often featured on the Artology website, as well as her facebook page, .