Noel Forest Price
Noel Forest Price was born in North Carolina and grew up moving across the US with his parents and four sisters, homesteading in Alaska and finally settling on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. After high school, Noel split his time between working as an electrician, traveling the world and attending the occasional school or college. Interested in photography at an early age, Noel attended Northwest School of Arts in Portland, Oregon, studying photo-composition and darkroom techniques. After visiting 32 different countries, Noel earned a degree in Psychology at the University of Washington. Afterwards, he experienced a number of different vocations and became an avid sailor, living on his 30 foot cutter, Branwen, for many years. Noel maintains a residence in Washington State with the renowned artist, Marina Vladimirovna Shipova, a dog, cat and two chickens.