Nobel and his wife Pam serve as Founding and Lead Directors of Schuler Arts.
Nobel has a passion for helping others explore and grow through art. He is an artist, teacher, husband and father of four children who uses art as a means of creative expression, personal growth, spiritual connection and ministry. His hearts desire is for his art images, forms and teaching endeavors serve as a positive influence to encourage, strengthen and inspire others.
In addition to his role as Lead Director at Schuler Arts, Nobel has been instrumental in developing public and private art, museum and non-traditional programs. Some of these were teaching and administrative roles including programs in the Albion Schools, Starr Commonwealth, a residential treatment center, and BIGThink, an art, technology and education organization dedicated to the development of innovative integrated teaching and learning approaches.
Several other areas of involvement have been as Adjunct Instructor for Spring Arbor University in their Adult and Professional Program and the Resident Artist for the National Youth Summit in Washington D.C.
Nobel is actively producing and displaying works of art and has received recognition for his efforts. A large 4 X 24 foot pencil drawing, Oneness of Humankind--Every Knee will Bow, was in the top 100 of 1,517 entries in the 2012 ArtPrize, an international arts event in Grand Rapids, Mi.
Nobel has advanced Art degrees from Northern Michigan University and Western Michigan University. He is also a 2012 graduate of the EPIC School of Ministry instituted by Valley Family Church in Kalamazoo, Mi.