Illustrator | Author | Educator
oella Bickel is an artist and educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Beginning art instruction at the age of ten, she knew early on that she loved animation and wanted to create her own films. She attended the School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor of Arts in Animation in 2002. While she loved animation and art, she also found a passion for education. She earned multiple credentials and worked as a teacher since 2005. Currently, she teaches 8th grade US History and Leadership.
Noella completed the illustrations for the graphic novel The Lab Coat Kids: Monster in the Hall and the picture book The Little Schoolhouse in the Woods, both slated for release in 2021.