Co-founder, Frog in Hand
Noelle Hamlyn is a graduate of the Sheridan College School of Crafts and Design, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work has represented Canada at the International Craft Biennale (Cheongju, South Korea) and the Love Lace International Lace Competition at the Power House Museum (Sydney, Australia). Noelle has been invited to create work for the Biennale Internationale Du Lin de Portneuf Quebec; and her work was selected as part of the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad. Noelle's installation and studio practice has been recognized by numerous awards and support from the Ontario Arts Council, Salt Spring Art Prize, Mississauga Arts Council, Ontario Crafts Council, the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Carnegie Museum and the Mississippi Mills Textile Museum. Her work is held in permanent collections at the Cambridge Art Gallery, the Peel Board of Education, the Japanese Paper Place, the City of Mississauga Culture Division and the Cleveland University Hospitals. Noelle has completed residencies at at the Living Arts Centre (Mississauga), Salt Spring Island Arts, the Banff Centre for Creation (Banff Theatre), Barefoot College, (Tanzania), Harbourfront Centre (Toronto), the Burren College of Art (Ballyvaughan, Ireland), and the Contemporary Textile Co-Op (Toronto).