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Current Exhibitions


Current Exhibitions

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Current Exhibitions


Current Exhibitions

THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOLLYWOOD: COSTUMES FROM THE GENE LONDON CINEMA COLLECTION

Dec 7, 2018 - Mar 10, 2019

 Marilyn Monroe as Chérie,  Bus Stop , 1956, designer by Travilla, Twentieth Century Fox

Marilyn Monroe as Chérie, Bus Stop, 1956, designer by Travilla, Twentieth Century Fox

This exciting exhibition gives people the chance to get close and personal with some of their favorite actors and actresses from the golden age of Hollywood films. With over 50 costumes and personal effects, many of the greatest stars are at the Ellen Noël including Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Doris Day, Tallulah Bankhead, Greta Garbo, Judy Garland, Katharine Hepburn, Grace Kelly, John Wayne, Tyrone Power, Elizabeth Taylor, and even Marilyn Monroe.

Since the era of silent films, costumes have served as a critical element of the story telling process. While the purpose of costuming has remained the same over the past century, the process by which costumes are created for a film had changed significantly and now a hundred years later, has come full circle. These costumes are one tool that the film maker has to tell the story.

Help bring the Hollywood Stars to the Museum!

We are giving everyone in the community a chance sponsor their favorite Hollywood costume. For your donation of $500, a sign with your name or logo will be displayed next to that costume. Costumes can be sponsored by individuals, several people, organizations, companies or in remembrance.  There are 40 costume sponsor opportunities, check below for a list of costumes and email Aggie Acosta at aggie@noelartmuseum.org for availability.

Click here for available costumes.

 

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Future Exhibitions


FUTURE

EXHIBITIONS

Future Exhibitions


FUTURE

EXHIBITIONS

 Charles Edward Williams,  The Day After , oil on watercolor paper, n.d.

Charles Edward Williams, The Day After, oil on watercolor paper, n.d.

Charles Edward Williams

Mar 21 - May 26, 2019

Charles Williams, a native of Georgetown, South Carolina, earned a BFA degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design and an MFA degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His work has been featured in numerous exhibitions around the country and is included in the collections of leading museums.

 

 Diana Kersey,  Bird Pot , ceramics, n.d.

Diana Kersey, Bird Pot, ceramics, n.d.

Diana Kersey

June 6 - Sept 1, 2019

Opening Reception | June 6 | 6PM

Diana Kersey is a visual artist who works in clay, creating both studio pottery and architectural ceramics. Her work possesses a raw, textural quality, with the clay encompassed in a translucent, earthy glaze. The birds, insects, fish, and flowers present in her work suggest a primordial narrative, while the underlying decorative grids and motifs capture the relentless energy, complexity, and contradictions that pulse through our contemporary society.

Kersey earned a MFA in ceramics from Washington State University in 1997, and a BFA in drawing from Texas Tech University in 1994. Kersey has served as an instructor at the Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio College, and Palo Alto College. She has lived and maintained a studio in San Antonio, TX since 1998.

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61st Annual Permian Basin Juried Art Exhibition

May 9 - June 23, 2019

Opening Reception | May 9 | 6PM

The Annual Permian Basin Juried Art Exhibition, hosted by the Ellen Noël Art Museum in partnership with the Odessa Art Association, aims to highlight the talent of artists in and around the West Texas region.

For this year’s exhibition, artists are encouraged to explore the theme OUT OF PLACE.

Awards

$300 Best of Show (Juror Selected) 
Winner will also receive a solo show as part of the 62nd Annual Permian Basin Juried Art Exhibition curated by Daniel Zies, ENAM Curator

$150 Honorable Mentions x4 (Juror Selected)

$100 People’s Choice Award (Top Public Vote, prize awarded at end of exhibition)

Chick here for more submission guidelines.

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Permanent Collection


Permanent Collection

Permanent Collection


Permanent Collection

 

In its 30 years, the Ellen Noël Art Museum has amassed a permanent collection of over 900 objects which reveal the rich artistic and cultural heritage of the Permian Basin, West Texas and the United States. It is the goal of this collection to document the relationships of artists to their physical and cultural environments, as well as the technical and conceptual innovations that are part of the vibrant and colorful history of the art world. The collection represents over 200 artists such as Thomas Hart Benton, Janet Fish, Adolph Gottlieb, Peter Hurd, M.C. Escher, Lowell Nesbitt, Rufino Tamayo, Victor Vasarely, and Peter Vogel. Works by established Texas and Southwestern artists like Luis Jimenez, Jesus Morales, Ned Bosnick, Dee Wolff, Frank Gervasi, Billy Schenck, Michelle O’Michael, George Tobolowsky and Jaune Quick-to-See Smith form a significant part of the collection.

 
 
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Ali Cavanaugh,

When Your Love Falls, Uncertainty Becomes Understood, nd

Gift of Mike and Linda Tilton

 

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Connie Kiener

Fish Tales, 2003, Gift of the Artist- Connie Kiener

 

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Rod Goebel

Aspen Trees, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Camden Chancellor

 
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Jean Cappadonna-Nichols

Tropical Depression with Build Your own Sacred Cow, Museum Purchase

 

René Alvarado

Serenade to an Empty Chair, 2009, Gift of the Artist- René Alvarado

 

 

Artist Represented in Collection

 

 

 

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Katherine Ace.  Tomas Allom.

Rene Alvarado.  William Anzalone.

David Aylsworth.  Margarete Bagshaw.  

Laurence Barker.  Earline Barnes.

David Bates.  Herbert Bayer.  A.A. Begay. 

Tomas Hart Benton.  Henrie a Berk.  

Jennifer Bobola. Hugo Lopez Bolivar.  

Raymond Bonilla.  Elena Borstein.  

Alfonse Borysewicz.  Ned Bosnick.

Harry Bouras.  Katherine Bowling.

Chica Brunsvold.  Alberto Burri.  

Davey Cadaver.  

Jean Cappadonna-Nichols.  

Carmelo Cappello.  Antonio Carreno.  

Ali Cavanaugh.  Eduardo Oliveira. 

Danville Chadbourne.  JD Chanllenger.  

Sally Chandler.  Piao Xue Cheng.  

Wendy Chidester.  Robert Colesco.  

Jim Condron.  Rosalind Cook.  

Alfred Egerton Cooper.  Ralph Cox.  

William Crovello.  Anne-Marie Cucchiara.  

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Salvador Dali.  DaNisha Death NYC.  

Simone Debbas.  Gussie Dujardin.  

Robert C. Ellis.  Camille Engel.

Travis Conrad Erion.  Frank Diaz Escalet. 

M.C. Escher.  Gary Eubanks.  Janet Fish.  

India Flint.  Carol Fremlin.

Johnny Friedlaender.  Tina Fuentes.  

Daniel Gerhartz.  Frank Gervasi. 

Richard Gillham.  RC Gorman.  

Adolph Go lieb.  Emilio Greco.  R. Grey.  

Han Dai-Yu.  Heinie Hartwig. Billy Hassell.

Gary Hayah.  Sonya Haynie.  Ron Hicks.  

Royce Howes.  Jammey Huggins.  

Peter Hurd.  Margit E. IIika.  Kim James.  

Juis Jimenez.  Michael Chesley.

 

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August Kalestewa.  Bob Kane. 

Norman Kary.  Steve Kaufman.  

David Keens.  Peter Keil.  Martha Kellar.  

Connie Kiener.  Jung Han Kim.  

Judith Moore Knapp.  

Barnal F. Koehrsen III.  Victor Kord.  

Craig Kosak.  Lynwood Kreneck.  

Tracy Krumm.  Gary Kulak. 

Jochen Labriola.  Oscar Lakeman. 

Lois Lane.  Josep Maria Subirachs.  

Ru7no Tamayo.  Kate Taylor. 

Steve Teeters.  Ann Templeton.  

George Tobolowsky.  Michelle Torrez.  

Tracy 168.  Andy Tschoepe.  Cy Twombly. 

Boaz Vaadia.  Peter Vogel.  

Jorgen Waring.  James Watkins.  

Davis Webster.  Bill Wiggins.  

Robert Wilson.  Dee Wolf.  Bill Worrell. 

Pervis Young.  Judy Youngblood.