Artist CV

Ellen Nobel           Curriculum Vitae 


1992   BFA   University of Calgary

1974-75 Alberta Collage of Art and Design 


2018 Aug — “Abide” Window Installation, Drumheller Church of the Nazarene, Drumheller AB

2015 Oct 2-31 “He Sings To Me BCF Western GM Gallery, Drumheller AB

1996 May12-The Builder, Mural Unveiling, Cornerstone Youth Drop-In Center, Calgary AB

1995 May 19-June 4 — “If You Pass Go, Collect $200” Art Is Vital, Calgary AB

1994 March 18-June 11 — “That Side of The Border” Akokiniskay Gallery, Rosebud AB

1993 Dec 31-1994 Jan 14— “This Side of The Border” The Devonian Gardens, Calgary AB

1992 June — “An Exhibition of Recent Work” Studio Show, Calgary AB


2019 Aug 2-30 — “Badlands Group” BCF Western GM Gallery, Drumheller AB

2018 Nov 15 — “100 @ $100” Alberta Society of Artists website, Calgary AB

           Sept 30 – Oct 28 — “Best of East Central” AB Society of Artist, Crowfoot Library, Calgary AB

           June 2-29 —“Best of East Central” AB Society of Artists, BCF, Drumheller AB

2017 Sept – 2020 March — “Into the Badlands” TREX — Traveling Exhibition, AGA and AFA, Alberta.

2015 Nov 1-28 — “Badlands Gallery Show & Sale” BCF Western GM Gallery, Drumheller AB

2012 June 2-30 — “Cleaning Out Closets: A Retrospective of 4 Artists” BCF Gallery, Drumheller AB

2011 Oct 1-31, Dec 1-30 — Drumheller Library Gallery, Drumheller AB

2010-present — Ongoing display, The Badlands Gallery, Drumheller AB

2010  Dec 1-30 — Drumheller Library Gallery, Drumheller AB

   Nov 25 — “Christmas Art Auction” Canadian Badlands Passion Play, Drumheller AB

2009 Dec 5 — “Group Show & Sale” ChromaColor Creative Art Centre, Calgary AB

2009 Nov 25-27 — “When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Lemonade Art!” Studio, Calgary AB

2008  May 26 — “Prodigal Hours” Poasis, Victoria BC

2003  July 4-Oct 11 — “Artists Present Inner Acts” Akokiniskway Gallery, Rosebud AB

2002  Oct 5 — “Inner Acts Presents” Uplands Recreation Centre, Calgary AB

2001 June 1-3 —“Art for Life” Polish Combatant’s Association, Calgary AB

2000  Sept 30-Oct 7 — “Clothesline Show and Sale” Leighton Art Foundation, Calgary AB

 Sept 23 —“Colors From The Light” Calgary Chamber of Commerce, Calgary AB

Aug 18-Sept 5 — Centre 64 Gallery, Kimberley, BC

April 28 — “Art Show and Sale” Chick Wagon, Lougheed House, Calgary AB

        April-May — FCA at Bow Valley Square, Calgary AB   Mar

Mar 13-16 — VBC Fine Art Festival, VBC, Calgary AB

Jan-June — FCA in Rockyview Hospital Art Hall, Calgary AB

1999  Nov 20-27 —Webster Gallery, Calgary AB

Oct 26-Nov 10 — Federation Gallery, Vancouver BC

Oct 1-29 — Crowsnest Allied Art Gallery, Frank BC

Sept 17-18 — “Colors From The Light” Calgary Chamber of Commerce, Calgary AB

Aug 12-Sept 7 — Center 64 Gallery, Kimberley BC

Aug 3-27 — “African Presence” Centre Gallery, Calgary AB

May 24-29 — Bow Valley Square Gallery, Calgary AB

May 28-30 — “Clothesline Show and Sale” Leighton Art Foundation, Calgary AB

Feb 22-25 — VBC Fine Arts Festival, VBC, Calgary AB

1998 Dec 16-20 — “Come Before Winter” Westside King’s Church, Calgary AB

1997  June 5 — Calgary Jewish Academy Art Gala, Metropolitan Center Calgary AB

1996 Dec 12-19 — “Two” Westside King’s Church, Calgary AB

1995  Dec 19-23 — “The Spirit of Christmas” Pumphouse Theater, Calgary AB

Oct 9-29 — “The Rainforest” Art Is Vital, Calgary AB

Aug 28-Sept 17 — “Group Show” Art Is Vital, Calgary AB

June 5-Oct 15 — “Outpost: Venice Biennale” Venice Italy

May 21-24 — Art Exhibition and Sale, The Calgary Jewish Academy, Calgary AB

1994  Nov 19-20 — “Artist in Action X – Funarture” Art Is Vital, Calgary AB

Sept 18 — “Color the Plaza” GAPSA in Artwalk, Olympic Plaza, Calgary AB

June 9-10 — “Artist in Action VIII – The West Was One” Art Is Vital, Calgary AB

June 5 — GAPSA, Muttart Gallery Gardens, Calgary AB

1991  Nov 25-29 — “3 Artists” The Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary AB

June 5-26 — “BFA Show” Gulf Canada Gallery, Calgary AB

Ap 12-May 11 — “BFA Show” The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary AB

Feb – Mar — The University Theater Mezzanine Show, Calgary AB

Feb 4-15 — The Marion Nicholl Gallery Calgary AB

1990  Nov — “A Survey of Undergraduate Painting” The Little Gallery, U of C, Calgary AB

1978  July 20-Aug 17– “Alberta: Self Portrait” The Student’s Union Gallery, Edmonton AB


2010-present  Canadian Badlands Artist Association (CBAA)

1998-2000    Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA)

1998-1999     Leighton Art Foundation

1992-1996     Garden Art Party Society of Alberta (GAPSA)—vice president 1994-96


1996 Alberta Foundation of the Arts:  Visual Arts Project Grant


Nobel, Ellen. “Abide.” In the Loop: Canada West District Church of the Nazarene Newsletter. Winter. 2019: 9-10.

Page, Vanessa. “Local Art has Its Homecoming.” 4 Mar. 2018. 06:00.

Wild, Amanda & Russell, Jaybo. “Community, Connection, and Art: An Interview with artist Ellen Nobel from the Badlands Gallery.” Thrifty Traveler’s Guide to Drumheller Valley: The Insider’s Guide to One of Canada’s Premier Destinations. 2016: 28.

Nobel, Ellen. “The Pursuit of Art is a Noble Thing.” Big Country News. 10 April. 2014: 5.

Nobel, Ellen. All illustrations. National Ministry Conference Canmore AB Participant Guide, Youth Unlimited. 28 June – 2 July. 2003.

Legge, Gordon. “The Builder: A Mural of Faith Holds a Message for Teens. Calgary Herald. 25 May. 1996: D9.

Sewell, Kirby. “Artist Donates Mural to Youth Center.” City Light News. April-May 1996: 3.

Nobel, Ellen. Cover Art: Artwalk 97: City Art Guide. Artwalk Society of Calgary. 1997.

1991 University of Calgary BFA Grad Poster. Be Watchful. Your Adversary… featured on poster.


2016- Sept 30 — Provincial Judge of Art Works. Alberta 55 Plus Provincial Games, Drumheller, AB.


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