The Old Print Shop

Ilse Schreiber Noll

b. 1953

Ilse Schreiber-Noll was born in Arolsen, Germany, 1953. After completing her studies at the University of Marburg in Germany, she came to the USA and received an MFA from Purchase College SUNY, NY, where she studied woodcut and the Art of the Book with Antonio Frasconi. 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. Along with 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.  She presently lives and works in Westchester, New York and in Berlin, Germany.

Schreiber-Noll has work in the collections of the  Staaats und Stadtbibliothek, Augsburg, Germany;  Jaff Center for Book Arts, Florida Atlantic U., Boca Raton, FL; Library of Congress, Washington DC; New York Public Library, NY; Wurttembergische Landsbibliotheck, Stuttgart, Germany; University of Texas at Austin, TX;  Pittsburgh University, Frick Fine Arts Library, PA;  Brown University, Providence, RI;  Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, NH; University of Vermont, Burlington, VT; among others.