David Emmanuel Noel is an artist with a wealth of experience collaborating with fellow painters, musicians and performing acts. As a painter and illustrator, David has taught art and worked closely with bodies such as New York’s Groundswell Community Mural Project, the UK Department of Health, the Royal Institute of British Architects, National Network for Art in Health and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children with an aim to promote the social and therapeutic benefits of art in public spaces. David has been heavily involved in a number of community art initiatives in south London. This included a short period as a Director and Chair of The Brixton Artists Collective (BAC) in the early 1990s. After three years involved in BAC, he co-founded Artsway Ltd, a promotion company for visual and performance artists in the UK. The company was behind several programmes combining art, poetry and music at London venues such as the Southwark Playhouse, The Oval Theatre and Questors Theatre Ealing.
David has exhibited and worked on several programmes in Britain, Scandinavia and USA. Collaborations include fund raising art exhibitions and live music events for CAMBA, a NY based charity, and the African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT), working closely with acts such as singer Martine Girault and the Grammy Award nominated US Band Kloud 9. He is also an editor for Occhi, a New York based magazine featuring the latest news and reviews in the arts and entertainment. His professional work experience includes business to business marketing, primary school teaching (SEN) and event/project management.
CV and current activities:
Currently working on a new portfolio for forthcoming exhibitions.
Pictures at an African Exhibition- The Kennedy Center, Washington DC, January 2019. Featured concert and one day installation of visual arts on the Millennium Stage with Darryl Yokley & the Sound Reformation
Pictures at an African Exhibition-The Philadelphia Museum of Art- Philadelphia, November 2018. Featured concert and one day installation of visual arts with Darryl Yokley & the Sound Reformation
‘Unfold’ Group Exhibition at Espacio Gallery, London January 2018
The Philadelphia Museum of Art- Philadelphia, January 2017
One day installation of music and visual arts celebrating African music and culture
with Darryl Yokley & the Sound Reformation.
Amsterdam Whitney, Chelsea, New York , Sept 2015
Art in Mind -Resolution Brick Lane Art Gallery, Brick Lane, March 2015
Eaing Jazz Festival, west London, July 2014
W3 Gallery, ‘The Art of Carnival’ London W3, July 2014
RAW:Natural Born Artists- Communique : Brick Lane,London July 2014
Pop up shop/Gallery in the London Borough of Ealing, London Dec 2013 – early 2014
Peace, Love and Understanding – Peace Project’s Touring Exhibition 2013-
– Affair of the Arts, Culver City, CA September 21st & 22nd 2013
– Art Zone 461,October 5th — San Francisco, CA
– 29 Pieces October 12th, Dallas, TX
– Landmark Arts Building, November 7th Chelsea, New York
– The Whole 9 Gallery, November 23rd Culver City, CA
Art workshops with The Powerhouse, a London based charity providing services for women with learning difficulties (2012)
Exhibition ‘Matrix of Conceptualisation’ Amsterdam Whitney, Chelsea, New York. March to April 2012
Exhibition at Gallery M New York -49 Bogart st., #26, Brooklyn, New York, 11206 (Bushwick Open Studios) June 2011
Exhibition at A. Jain Marunouchi Gallery 24 West 57th Street New York, NY 10019, May 2011
Exhibition at Carnival Village, The Tabernacle Notting Hill London, September 2010
Exhibition and Music Concert at Bernie Grant Arts Centre ACLT Exhibition London, May 2008
Groundswell Public Mural Project- Washington Heights New York (2008)
Exhibition Red Gate Gallery, Coldharbour Lane, London November -Dec 6th 2007
Exhibition at Studio Twelve Gallery, Helsingborg Sweden, November 2004
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