Visual Arts: Mixed Media, Painting, Textiles, Visual Arts Instructor, Works on paper
Sarah Noble is a visual artist, researcher and educator who primarily works in oil paint and fiber. A central exploration in her work is a use of color as haze that tips the viewer experience of her subject toward that of a shifting visual play between vaporous color and form. Her current subject of interest are nesting Waterbirds and their young through representing them and their habits in her work as allegorical harbingers from our natural world. Fiber felted edge frames and weavings are made for some paintings in a study of an abstract dispersal of the painted color into tactile object.
Sarah studied painting at Chautauqua School of Art, The New York Studio School, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, The International School of Art, Anderson University, and completed her MFA at Western Carolina University in 2006. Among the galleries she has shown her work are, Denise Bibro Gallery and The Bowery Gallery in NYC, as well as Gross McCleaf Gallery and Bridgette Mayer Gallery in Philadelphia. She previously taught classes at Pennsylvania College of Art, Logos Academy and currently lives and works with her husband and daughter in York, Pennsylvania.
In 2015, Sarah discovered the life’s work of previously unknown York, PA Outsider Artist, Ralph Henry Eck, Jr. She has conducted extensive research and documentation of Eck’s life and work over 5 years. She continues to work to preserve the legacy of his life and work through writing, exhibition planning, and aiding plans toward future museum placement at The Kohler Art Preserve.
(lino prints) http://www.jlconrad.com/species