Della Nohl has been affiliated with the National Press Photographers Association, the Native American Journalists Association, Native Indian/Inuit Photographers Association, and Artists in Cellophane. Her photographs have appeared in publications including: Indian Artist magazine, The Syracuse New Times, The Arizona Republic, and The American Poetry Review. She is credited as a motion picture stills photographer in two feature length films: The Reawakening (2003, Diane Fraher-Director, Jeri Sopanen-Director of Photography) and Disorders of the Instincts and Emotions (2000). Both movies were filmed on location in New York.
Della’s Oaxaca-Day of the Dead series has exhibited in the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Maude Kerns Art Center, and the Indianapolis Art Center. Her photographic weave pieces have hung in the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Thelma Sadoff Center of the Arts, Trout Museum, Museum of Wisconsin Art, Plymouth Arts Center, Kruk Gallery, Art Gallery in Reisman Hall, and the Edith Langley Barrett Fine Arts Gallery. Artists in Cellophane supplied their Art-O-Mat machines throughout the United States with her Dear JoEllen – Letters from Camp project containing hand tinted photographs, drawings and text.
As an Artist-in-Residence for the Sheboygan Area School District, Della resurrected the darkroom at Sheboygan South High School and instructed students in black & white film photography and printing. She has mentored participants of the NAACP Act-Up Arts program and brought her photographic expertise to the Onondaga Historical Society’s Peace Camp – a children’s program designed to explore peaceful resolution through artistic expression. She contributed to artist workshops sponsored by the Cultural Resources Council of Onondaga County, NY, and taught both curriculum and continuing education photography courses at Cazenovia College.