Fleur Elise Noble is a maker of all things visual. She works with the mediums of drawing, painting, sculpture, animation, film, puppetry, projection and performance. She studied on full scholarships at art schools in Adelaide (ACSA) and New York (NYSS). Since graduating in 2006, she has worked with many arts, theatre and multimedia professionals around the world and has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards for her work. Fleur’s most renowned work to date is her visual performance '2-Dimensional Life of Her', which has been invited to perform at over 40 venues and festivals around the world, including; London, New York, LA, Brazil, Iran, South Korea and extensively throughout Europe, Australia and New Zealand.  In 2011 2D Life of Her was selected to represent Australia at the World Congress of Theatre for Young People. Fleur received the 2010 Green Room Award for Video Design, and in 2013 she was awarded a prestigious Bessie (New York Dance and Theatre Award) for most Outstanding Visual Design. In her spare time Fleur also facilitates drawing, animation and film making projects with young people in indigenous communities. She is currently working on her second Major Production ROOMAN for which she has received an Arts SA Triennial Project Grant.



EDUCATION

2008 Mentorship with Allan Smith, Director of Multi-Media Projects at Gibson International. Wellington, New Zealand

2008
Zen Zen Zo company internship. Directing Intern. Queensland, Australia

2006
Awarded a Batchelor of Visual Art with Honours from Adelaide Central School of Art. Adelaide, Australia

2006
Participated in Zen Zen Zo three-week intensive physical theatre training. Brisbane, Australia

2004-05
Completed the first year of the Certificate course and 3 intensive drawing/painting marathons at the New York Studio School of Drawing Painting and Sculpture. New York, New York

2004
Completed the two-week 2004 New York Drawing Marathon. Adelaide, Australia

 

GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

2013
The Bessie Award for Most Outstanding Visual Design (New York Dance and Theatre Awards)

2013 ArtsSA Triennial Project Grant ($150,000)

2013 ArtsSA Professional Development Grant ($5000)

2012
ArtsSA Professional Development Grant ($5000)

2011 Winner of the 2010 Greenroom Award for Video Design for her visual theatre performance '2 Dimensional Life of Her'

2010
South Australian Young Achiever of the Year Award (Arts Category)

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SAYAB Ruth Tuck Scholarship ($12 500)

2008
‘Best in Fest’ Award ($2000) at 2008 Brisbane Festival’s ‘Under The Radar

2008
Arts QLD Professional Development Grant

2008
2008 South Australian Short Film Awards Best Animaion for ‘Work in Progress’

2008 Arts SA Emerging Artist Mentorship Grant ($10,000)

2006 Emerging Artist Award ($4,000), a part of the ‘ONE” exhibition, Adelaide Aust

2003-06 Awarded a full scholarship for second, third and fourth years of the degree course at Adelaide Central School of Art based on outstanding results. (Value $49,000)

2004 Mitsubishi Youth Scholarship ($10,000) as a part of the Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale Youth Art Exhibition

2004-05 Awarded a Scholarship to study at the New York Studio School of Drawing Paining and Sculpture for the fall and spring semesters

2004
Vicky Nottage Memorial Youth Art Award ($8,000)

2004
Awarded a full scholarship to participate in the seven week drawing and painting marathon at the New York Studio School, NY June-July 04. (Value $6,500)

2002
Awarded 2002 Pro hart Scholarship. Fees 100% waived to commence the Certificate 1V of Visual Art at Adelaide Central School of Art. (value $9,000)


SOLO SHOWS / PERFORMANCES

2011 ROOMAN- A new major production currently in developmen for more info go to www.roomanmanroo.com

2011 THE DRAWING PROJECT (open Studio)- A work in progress presentation- 3 Months compacted into 30 minutes. Half casual conversation, half 3-dimensional filmic slide show, half live performance. WORLD THEATRE FESTIVAL, Brisbane Powerhouse, Aust. Also Presented a performance presentation of this work in Progress at the AUSTRALIAN PERFORMING ARTS MARKET, Adelaide Festival Centre, Aust.

2009- Current 2 Dimensional Life of Her, a visual theatre production

SESC Cultural Centre, SAO PAULO, BRAZIL 2013
Maison Des Arts et Loisier de Laon, LAON, FRANCE 2013
ABC, Scene National, BAR LE DUC, FRANCE 2013
Theatre Louis Jouvet, RETHEL, FRANCE 2013
La Comete, CHALONS-EN-CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE 2013
Mildura Arts Centre, MILDURA, AUSTRALIA 2013
Off Centre Festival, LOS ANGELES, USA 2013
Under the Radar Festival, The Public Theatre, NEW YORK, USA 2013
Ottawa International Childrens Festival, GCTC, OTTAWA CANADA 2012
Fidena Festival, Schauspielhaus, BOCHUM , GERMANY 2012
Werkraum-Schoepflin, LORRACH, GERMANY, 2012
Unga Klara, Stockholm, STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2012
New Performance Festival, THE EDGE , AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND 2012
London International Mime Festival , LONDON, UK 2012
Tauranga Arts Festival, TAURANGA, NEW ZEALAND 2011
Nelson Arts Festival, NELSON, NEW ZEALAND 2011
Cairns Festival, CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA 2011
RADAR LA, LOS ANGELES, USA 2011
ASSITEJ World Congress of Theatre for Young People, MALMO, SWEDEN 2012
The Norfolk and Norwick Festival, NORWICH, ENGLAND 2011
Festival of Colour, WANAKA, NEW ZEALAND 2001
Capital E Childrens Festival, WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND 2011
Sydney Festival 2011, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA 2011
Hamedan International Festival for Children and Young Adults, HAMEDAN, IRAN 2010
ArtPlay, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA 2010
Peacock Theatre, HOBART, AUSTRALIA 2010
Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, PERTH, AUSTRALIA 2010
Powerhouse, BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA 2010
Arts House, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA 2010
NOORDERZON festival, GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS 2010
NABI Arts Centre, SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA 2010
2010 Cork Midsummer Festival, CORK, IRELAND 2010
Danish Childrens Festival 2010, ESBJERG, DENMARK 2010
2010 New Territories International Festival of Live Art, Centre for Contemporary Art, GLASGOW, UK 2010
2010 Australian Performing Arts Market, St Lukes Chuch Hall, ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA 2010
Heathfield High School, Drama Centre, ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA 2010
Port Festival, Port ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA 2010
Australian Festival for Young People, Queens Theatre, ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA 2010
Kelburn Primary School, School Hall, WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND 2009
Massey University, Wellington and Palmerston North campus, NEW ZEALAND 2009
Te Whaea National Centre of Dance and Drama,Weilington,WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND 2009
2009 Wellington Fringe Festival, Melling:Morse Architects warehouse, WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND 2009

2009 'Please Note', an interactive drawing installation. Brisbane Festival 2009, Brisbane, Aust

2009 'WORK IN PROGRESS: version 1 a drawing installaiton'. Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, Aust

2009 ‘Drawing in Space’ a video installation. April Meetings Festival, Belgrade, Serbia

2008
‘WORK IN PROGRESS’ a visual-theatre production. 2008 Brisbane Festival’s ‘Under The Radar’, Brisbane, Aust

2007
‘People’ An Exhibition of hundreds of faces, found with pen on paper. Rubalad Art space, New York City, NY

2006 ‘Drawings and Paintings’. Penny’s Hill Winery, South Australia

2006
‘People’, an Exhibition of hundreds of faces- found with pen on paper. Carclew Youth Arts Centre, Adelaide, Aust

2005
‘A Little Learning’, an exhibition of works created during one year of intensive studies in New York City. New Land Gallery, in correlation with the ’05 SALA Festival, Port Adelaide, Aust

2003
‘Shades of Grey’, a prolific display of ball point pen drawings. Self- curated exhibition in an old factory building, in correlation with the 03 SALA festival, Adelaide, Aust


WORKS ON PERMANENT DISPLAY


Approx 60 large line drawings of pen drawn faces (up to 3x6m) in the Australian Credit Union main offices in South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.


PERFORMANCES AND RESIDENCIES

2014-15 Collaboration with Perth Theatre Company on a new experimental performance work Operation Zebra / From the Rubble

2013 Artist Residency with PIPS:Lab, Amsterdam

2013 6-week Artist in Residence with The Public Theatre's Under the Radar Festival, New York. Creating work for the front foyer and festival club.

2012 Designed and Perofmed in film/installation projects at Adelaide Festival Club 'BARRIO', Adelaide Festival Centre, ADELAIDE, AUST

2010 3-month Residency at the Brisbane Powerhouse. Developing a new work for presetation at the World Theatre Festival 2011, BRISBANE, AUST

2008 Performed in Zen Zen Zo’s butoh inspired production ‘Zeitgeist’. The Old Museum, BRISBANE, AUST

2007
Performer for ‘A Step in Your Shoes’ :An Interactive Homeless Experience. Directed by Steven Mitchell Wright. Streets of BRISBANE, AUST

2007
Performed with Amanda Palmer in the as a part of The Danger Ensemble. The Spiegel Tent, 2007 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, SCOTLAND, UK

2007
Performed with Little Dove Theatre Art company in the multi-award winning dance/theatre installation Six Women Standing In Front Of A White Wall. C Venues, 2007 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, SCOTLAND, UK

2006 'Flat 23b' a cross art form collaborative theatre piece developed as a part of the Is Theatre Winter Residency. Backspace Theatre, HOBART, AUST

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011 Pouwhenua Billboards, 5 artists painting 5 large billboard by the lake. WANAKA, NZ

2011
Gallery Thirty Three, WANAKA, NZ

2007
‘2007 Prospect Portrait Prize’. Prospect Gallery, ADELAIDE, AUST

2007
‘Hatched’, National graduate exhibition. Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, AUST

2007
‘Helpmann Graduate Exhibition’. The Drill Hall, ADELAIDE, AUST

2007
‘Adelaide Central School of art Graduate Show’. Central Gallery, ADELAIDE, AUST

2006
‘2006 Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale water prize Exhibition’. Fleurieu Peninsula, AUST

2006
‘ONE’, An Exhibition of Established and Emerging artists. The Drill Hall, ADELAIDE, AUST

2005
‘2005 Prospect Portrait Prize’. Prospect Gallery, ADELAIDE, AUST

2005
2005 Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale Food and Wine Prize’ Hardy’s Winery, Fleurieu Peninsula, AUST

2005
‘New York Studio School Student Exhibition’. The New York Studio School, NY

 

WORKSHOPS

2012-16 Facilitator with Sharing Stories, working with digital media storytelling in remote indiginous schools. Schools include; Maningrida, Garrthalala, Aminbidji, Kalkarinji, Pigeon Hole, Leigh Creek, Jarlmadangah & Wilcannia.

2012 2-day animation workshop at Werkraum-Schoepflin, Lorrach, Germany.

2012 2-day drawing workshop for theatre makers at Unga Klara, Stockholm, Sweden.

2011 Teaching artist in residence at Mt Aspiring College in Wanaka, New Zealand. Facilitating and instructing a full day drawing workshop for year 10-12 students.

2009    Heathfield High School. Guest speaker

2009 Le Fevre High School. Teaching artist in residence, working with year 9 students

2009 Parafield Gardens Primary School. Teaching artist in residence, working with year 7 students

2009   Mercedes College. Teaching artist in residence - facilitating and instructing a full day drawing workshop for year 10 students

2008 Golden Grove High School. Teaching artist in residence, giving artist talks and short drawing workshops

2006  Pembroke Secondary School. Teaching artist in residence at Pembroke Secondary school- Facilitated and designed 2 full day drawing workshops for year 10 students, in addition to ongoing work with year 10’s and 11’s teaching drawing 3-4 days a week