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Art Lecture by Noel McCleaf

September 23, 2023 @ 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

Noelle McCleaf posing by her work at the Hand Art Center (2023). Photograph by Grant Wolf.

Noelle McCleaf is an artist who explores themes of memory, relationship, and identity in the landscape of South Florida. In this lecture, Noelle will discuss current and past art projects, including works currently on display at the Hand Art Center, such as prints from the series Erma and Milly and Noelle’s contribution to A Yellow Rose Project.

Born and raised in Virginia, Noelle received her BFA from the Ringling College of Art and Design and her MFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, both with a concentration in Photography. Her work has been shown in national and international exhibitions, including at the Camden Image Gallery in London, The Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Florida, The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado, and at the Slow Exposures photography festival in Zebulon, Georgia. Publications that have featured her work include Blink Magazine, Fraction Magazine, Southern Glossary, Accent Magazine, Feature Shoot, Lenscratch and Plates-to-Pixels.

She currently lives and works in Venice, Florida as an exhibiting artist and Full Time Faculty in Photography and Imaging at the Ringling College of Art and Design. 

Portfolio: https://www.noellemccleaf.com

Artworks on view Sept 7 to Oct 14 at the Hand Art Center

Exhibition and lecture sponsored in part by the State of Florida through the Division of Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Hand Art Center

139 E. Michigan Ave.
DeLand, FL United States
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