Visual artist, illustrator and designer
David Emmanuel Noel is primarily a visual artist with a wealth of experience collaborating with 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 was a Director and Chair of The Brixton Artists Collective (BAC) in the early 1990s and later 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’s experience of public art programmes includes working with Samaritans, The Powerhouse; a UK charity supporting women with learning difficulties , Core Creative Enterprise, a collective of visual and performance artists co-ordinating projects for young mental health patients, and 'New York City is a Rollercoaster' the first collaboration between NYC Department of Transportation, the Office of the Mayor and Groundswell Community Mural Project.