David Emmanuel Noel is a painter and illustrator with experience working on art projects in the US,UK and mainland Europe. He continues to work with government agencies and private organizations such as New York's Grounswell Community Murals, CAMBA, the UK's National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) and National Network for Art in Health (NNAH) promoting the social and therapeutic benefits of art in public spaces.
Whilst a student in London, David was heavily involved in a number of community art initiatives. This included a short period as a Director and Chair of The Brixton Artists Collective (BAC) in the early 1990s. After three years involved in BAC, 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. He continues to work on projects in the US and UK.