Ilse Schreiber-Noll

About The Artist

Ilse Schreiber-Noll, born in Germany, studied at the University of Marburg, Germany, then came to the United States and studied at Purchase College, SUNY, NY from which she received her Masters in Fine Art in 1989.Her art deals with the concerns of society and the fight for peace and social justice with emphasis on the tragedy of war. These issues are addressed in her powerful installations, woodcuts, paintings and painted books. She has participated in several major political movements, most recently in Marc di Suvero’s Peace Tower at the Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum New York, 2006, and in solo and group exhibitions in Berlin between 2005 – 2009, in Bochum, Germany 2007, at the Van Brunt Gallery, Beacon, New York 2007, The Puffin Room and Central Booking, New York, NY, 2010 and in others upcoming this year, 2011.

In 2009 she was awarded the Puffin Grant by The Puffin Foundation, Teaneck, NJ.

Next to her political work she is known for her collaborations with contemporary poets with whom she has produced Limited Edition Artist Books. She did extensive graphic work for the theatre, mostly for plays of German playwrights such as Bertolt Brecht and Frank Wedekind.

Her work can be found in major public and private collections.

She presently lives and works in Westchester, New York and in Berlin, Germany.


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