Laura Mae Noble
Adventure Instructor, artist
Laura Mae Noble is based in Chicago. Forays to her native Vermont, and inspiration spots abroad, enrich her work in arts, botanics, wellness, and culture. As a teaching artist on faculty at School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she teaches fashion illustration, costume design, fine art, and creative practice classes. Her company, Noble Terraria, specializes in bespoke authentic terrarium and plant-based art installations using rare and locally-foraged plant species. Laura Mae works privately with clients to create winning art portfolios for applying to art colleges, and works with seasoned and newbie artists alike who wish to deepen their personal and creative practice. Technical, personal, and contemplative, her coaching encompasses the whole person.
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