Noelle Flores Théard is a photographer and educator based in New York. She holds an MFA in photography from Parsons/The New School, an MA in African Diaspora Studies, and a BA in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin.
Noelle is a founding member of FotoKonbit, a Haitian/US non-profit that empowers Haitians to tell their own stories and document their communities through photography. In addition, she also produces participatory photography projects in NYC.
Formerly based in Miami, Noelle created the photography program at MOCA and was the photography discipline coordinator for the National YoungArts Foundation. She has taught both traditional and online courses for Florida International University since 2010. Her current courses include: African Visual Art, Representations of Africa in Films, Global Hip-Hop, and Latin America and the Caribbean in Africa.