ILSE NOOR (b. 1941, Wipperfürth, Germany) is a renowned fine graphic artist who uses etching to communicate her ideas about the world. Ilse studied art under H Stucke in Bonn, Germany and graphic art in Munich under Professor Franz Nagel at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, before emigrating to Malaysia. Ilse is an international master etcher and printmaker with over 100 group and solo exhibitions
Her semi-autobiographical work depicts landscapes, animals, buildings or objects, which often suggest a deeper, hidden meaning. Ilse’s works depict a love for her adopted culture, mixing the precise art of etching with a world of emotions and spiritualism.