Farol, Noell El



Biography


Born: 22 August 1961

Education:
In progress
M.A. in Archaeology
University of the Philippines DIliman

2005
Diploma in Archaeology
University of the Philippines

1991
Diploma in Art Education
Graduate School of Shizuoka University, Japan

1997
Research Fellow-Association of International Education Japan Grantee Graduate School of Education of Shizuoka University, Japan

University of Santo Tomas, M.S. in Advertising
College of Music and Fine Arts

1984 The Philippine Women’s University, Bachelor of Fine Arts
1979 Technological University of the Philippines, Drafting Technology

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2006 “Theory of Evidence”, Avellana Art Gallery, Manila
2005 “Site: Fragments”, Sen Sen Ci Gallery, Shizuoka City, Japan
2005 “Glassbound”, Avella Art Gallery, Manila
2003 “Dripped Madrid”, Avellana Art Gallery, Manila
2002 “Glass Breath”, Avellana Art Gallery, Manila
1998
“Banahaw to Banaue” Baked Paintings, Sen Sen Chi Gallery , Shizuoka, Japan

1998
“Banahaw to Banaue”, Shizuoka Municipal City Hall Gallery, Japan

1997 “Glassworks”, Ayala Museum, Makati City,
1997 “Dreamboxes: New Glassworks”, Art & Associates Gallery, Manila
1996 “Photos, Prints & Drips”, Sen Sen Chi, Japan
1993
“Mga Larawan sa Papel, Mga Gasgas sa Salamin” De La Salle University Gallery, Manila, Philippines

1991
“Noёll EL Farol One-Man Show”, Sukaraza Art Hall of Dai Ichi Broadcasting Company, Japan

1991 “Mga Larawan sa Papel, Mga Gasgas sa Salamin”
(Etched photographs), Hiraya Gallery, Manila

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2005 “Analogue Playground”, Ateneo Art Gallery
“Dripped c/o Sweden” Collaborative Art Project, A.R.I.A.S. Artist-in-Residence Ceramics and Glass Art Exhibition, Seto City Art Museum, Aichi-ken, Japan
EMAAR International Sculpture Symposium and Exhibition, Dubai, UAE
2004
19th Asian International Art Exhibition, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan Asian Young Artist Exhibition 2004, Changwon-City, Korea “A.I.R. Glass and Ceramics”, Seto City Cultural Center, Japan

2003 “Compressions An Giang”, International Sculpture Exhibition, Viet Nam
2003 “Decode” Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines
2002 “Arte Oriental: Grabadores Chinos y Filipinos”, Madrid, Spain
2001
“Contemporary Art from Philippines and Japan”, Galeri Situ, uezon City, Philippines

2001
“Glassworks by Noëll EL Farol and Takumi Ohba”, Seto Ceramics and Glass Art Center, Japan

1999
“Arcing Ark 1999”, “Asian Art Biennale”, Dhaka, Bangladesh “State of Water”, Surrounded by Water Gallery,
Manila Project Installation, Collaborative Art Project with Ichi Ikeda, Cultural Center of the Philippines

1996
“Alab ng Puso”, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines “Distinctions” Negros Museum, Philippines
“Glass & Ceramics” by Noëll EL Farol and John Pettyjohn, Kansai International Airport, Osaka, Japan
“Dripped A-Value”, Ma-i Gallery, Ayala Museum, Makati City, Philippines “100 Years of Birth of Shutaro Tsuchioka: A Memorial Art Exhibition”, Fukui-ken, Japan,

1995
“Japan-Asia Print Art Exhibition”, Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan
“Distance” by A-Value Group”, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan,

1994
“Omnipresent Waves”, Contemporary Art from Japan by A-Value Group, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines,
“Absolute Exposure” Absolute Vodka Creative Photography Exhibition, Ayala Museum, Philippines,
“Asean Art Awards”, Makati City, Philippines,

1992
“A-Value VI” Contemporary Art by A-Value Group, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan,

1991
“A-Value Group V” Contemporary Art by A-Value Group, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan,

1990 “Contemporary Art by Foreign Artists Living in Japan”, Tokyo, Japan
1987 “Winners” Cultural Center of the Philippines,
1982 “Philippine Contemporary Art”, Beijing, China
1981
“Young Art in Asia Now”, Traveling Exhibition in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Macau, Taiwan and Thailand

1980 Merit Award, ‘Young Art In Asia Now’, Hong Kong Art Centre

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS:
2004
Award for Continuous Excellence in Service (Visual Arts) Metrobank Foundation,

1995 First Place, Photoworld, Manila
1994 3rd and 5th Place Winners, Photoworld, Manila
1994 Top 20 Winners, Absolut Vodka Creative Photography
1994 Honorable Mention, Asean Art Award, Philippine Selection
1994
Grand Prize, “Diwa ng Sining” Philippine National Commission for Culture and Arts,

1995 Award of Excellence in Visual Arts, The Philippine Women’s University
1993
6th and 8th Place Winner, San Miguel Beer Centennial Photography Competition

1993
First Prize Winner, Creative Imaging, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation,

1987 Grand Prize Printmaking Category, Art Association of the Philippines
1987 Winner, Philippine Association of Printmakers Graphic Art Competition
1986 Grand Prize, Metrobank National Painting Competition
1985 First Place, Ninoy Aquino National Painting Competition
1981
Best Entry, Printmaking Category, Art Association of the Philippines National Art Competitions

1981 Teodoro F. Valencia Awardee in Painting

AFFILIATIONS:
Philippine Maritime Archaeological Foundation

Art Association of the Philippines

Kapisanan ng mga Arkeologist sa Pilipinas

Philippine Association of Printmakers

Glass Art Society of the Philippines


WORK EXPERIENCES:
2000-present
Assistant Professor
University of the Philippines-Diliman

2001-2005
Academic Director
NAVEL Academy of Digital Arts,
Las Piňas City, Metro Manila, Philippines

1988-2000
Department Head, Fine Arts Department
College of Architecture and Fine Arts
Technological University of the Philippines

1984-2000
Associate Professor 4
Technological University of the Philippines

1986-1998
Assistant Professor
Institute of Fine Arts and Design
The Philippine Women’s University

1996-2001
Lecturer
Fine Arts Department
St. Scholastica’s College

1982-1984
Senior Artist/Visualizer
Nation-Ad, Inc.

1979-1981
Architectural Draftsman
Architect Bagtas and Associates

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