An enthusiastic artist with experience of working on a variety of arts projects. He has taught art and worked closely with bodies such as the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) the Department of Health, The Royal Institute of British Architects, Groundswell New York Community Murals, the New York based charity CAMBA and the National Network for Art in Health (NNAH) promoting the social and therapeutic benefits of art in public spaces.
Heavily involved in a number of community art initiatives, David co founded Artsway Ltd, an arts and distribution company promoting visual and performance artists. He has worked on several programmes combining art, poetry and music at London venues such as the Southwark Playhouse, Oval Theatre and the Questor’s Theatre Ealing. Collaborations include working on fundraising exhibitions and music events with US artists such as Martine Girault and the Grammy Award nominated Kloud 9. More recent activities include exhibitions in Chelsea NY ,participation in the New York's Bushwick Open Studios and Deep Ellum Artwalk in Dallas, Texas, USA . He spends time between London and New York where he continues to work on bespoke community projects and shows. For further information please visit his official website David Emmanuel Noel .Com Facebook and YouTube pages.
It's incredibly satisfying to know that I can use my ability to bring joy into the lives of others. The purpose of my art through strong vibrant colours is to capture and provoke thought and a sense of the world through characters, landscapes and abstracts I paint. I am interested in some form of cultural representation, yet equally interested in the subjective aspect of painting — in the application of paint and the balance of colour, scale, line and movement. There is a great therapeutic release when I paint….
Art is and will always be subjective as it provides therapeutic pleasure, comfort and purpose to that individual. Art is not a luxury but a necessity for maintaining our sense of the world particularly when our understanding of it can be flawed by those who easily influence and mislead us. I believe art plays a powerful role in recording or even distorting history and our appreciation of ourselves and others. In various mediums art is a significant tool to shape society and our future.'
For a number of years I’ve been working with architectural practices heavily involved in the delivery of public buildings. Equally, I’ve worked alongside visual artists working on community projects. Although I’ve witnessed a few collaborations between the professions, I do wonder why there hasn’t been more importance placed on developing such partnerships, particularly in designing schools and hospitals. One obvious answer is the need to reduce building costs. Limiting or completely…Continue
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