Rebecca Noelle

Rebecca N.

San Diego, CA
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Rebecca delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:

I'm a professional artist with a passion for teaching. I love teaching kids and have many years of experience in both public and private schools. I love teaching adults of all ages and skill levels and I am passionate about inspiring others to open up to the evolution of the creative process.
I have many years of private art training, from art lessons in my elementary school as a kid to private lessons and group workshops with master artists throughout my lifetime. My training has been versatile, as I am an artist with multiple interests, but my main focus is on oil painting-both plein air painting and studio illustration work. I am attracted to beautiful colors and the play of light and shadow. I paint in nature as often as possible, and on other days I work on turning landscape, figure and portrait skills into illustrations in the studio. I like clean color, strong brushstrokes and creating a sense of flow and movement in my paintings. My goal in each piece is to create a world that the viewer will yearn to enter. The process of finding a sight in nature or hearing a story that moves you, or of having an incredible dream or vision, and then step by step, making that come alive on the canvas, is my biggest passion.

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Solo Exhibition
Nov 2016 - Present
Hotel Solamar, Downtown San Diego

Solo exhibition throughout the hotel of many paintings of Balboa Park.

Plein Air Painter
Apr 2017 - Apr 2017
Laguna Plein Air Painter's Association

Plein air invitational paint out and exhibition at 32 Winds Winery in Healdsburg, CA. Remaining pieces are still on display.

Nov 2016 - Nov 2016
University Heights Art Association

Annual juried art show in University Heights, San Diego.

Oct 2016 - Oct 2016
Art for Heaven's Sake

35th annual juried art show, Redlands, CA.

Oct 2016 - Oct 2016
Downtown Redlands Artwalk

Juried art show in downtown Redlands, CA.

Art Instructor
Sep 2012 - Jul 2015
Washington Elementary School, San Diego

Teaching all styles and mediums of art in a formal classroom setting. Grades K-5, public school. Producing art showcases for student work.

Art Instructor
Sep 2012 - Jul 2015
San Diego Rescue Mission

Volunteer director of the art program at the men's center. Weekly classes in drawing and painting, annual student showcases.

Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
Earth N Fire Gallery

Solo exhibition of plein air paintings at Earth N Fire Gallery in Idyllwild, CA.

May 2013 - Jun 2015
Acorn Gallery

Oil paintings on display at the Acorn Gallery, Idyllwild CA.

Art Instructor
Sep 2012 - Jul 2013
Roosevelt Middle School, San Diego

Teaching all styles and mediums of art in a formal classroom setting, assisting the social studies classroom teacher who had been given the task of working art into her curriculum. Grade 6, public school.

Dance Instructor
Sep 2006 - Jul 2010
Idyllwild School of Dance

Teaching multiple dance styles to all ages, choreographing and producing recitals.

Art, Dance Instructor
Sep 2005 - Jun 2008
Idyllwild Elementary School

Teaching all styles and mediums of art to grades K-5 in a formal classroom setting.


Oil Painting, Plein Air Painting
Jun 2012 - Present
David Fairrington Studio
Plein Air Painting
Mar 2012 - Present
Saim Caglayan Workshops
Oil Painting/Design
Sep 2016 - Nov 2016
La Jolla Athenaeum
Plein Air Painting
Feb 2016 - Feb 2016
Kevin Macpherson Workshops
Pen and Ink with Watercolor Illustration
Aug 2014 - Dec 2015
La Jolla Athenaeum


Drum Circle Facilitation
Feb 2013
UpBeat Drum Circles, Christine Stevens

Training in creating a sacred circle and leading others.

Cosmetology License
Sep 2011
California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

Achieved certification in cosmetology after attending Paul Mitchell the School, San Diego CA. Graduated with honors, specializing in formal updos.

Thought Field Therapy
Jul 2010
Thought Field Therapy Bootcamp

Training with Roger Callahan in diagnosing physical and emotional pain and unlocking the correct pressure point tapping procedure to address it, toxin identification and neutralization.


2nd Place
Jul 2015
Van Go! San Diego
Volunteer of the Year
May 2015
San Diego Rescue Mission
First Place, People's Choice
Jun 2014
Art Alliance of Idyllwild
Donator's Choice Award
Jun 2014
San Diego County Fair
Honorable Mention
Jun 2014
San Diego County Fair
Honorable Mention
Jun 2014
San Diego County Fair
Honorable Mention
May 2014
National Orange Show

Photos & Videos

Balboa Park Natural History Museum.  11 x 14" oil on board.

University Heights in Spring.  11 x 14" oil on board.

San Diego Harbor.  12 x 12" oil on board.

Pastori's Vineyard, Geyserville, CA. 12 x 12" oil on board.

Museum of Man Tower at Balboa Park.  11 x 14" oil on board.

The German Cottage at Balboa Park.  11 x 14" oil on board.

Balboa Park Museum of Man.  18 x 24" oil on board.

Wishing Well at the Prado.  8 x 10" oil on board.

The Prado at Night.  12 x 12" oil on board.
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2 Reviews

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Dawn Oct 23, 2017
· In studio

Best teacher ever. My son had a major growth and awareness of everything he understood about himself. It even lasted untill his wedding where he could lead without any instruction since

Marcus Oct 18, 2017
Drawing · In studio

She brought warmth and comfort to a group of people... And then she instructed and encourage each person to draw. Her atmosphere is amazing and she provided all materials and paints and ink and paper for free. I would say she is on my list of people who inspired my life. Thank you forever Rebecca

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