The reinvention of Reg Noël Mid-life crisis gone creative
Reg Noël looked a little anxious as the sheet hit the floor and the teenagers swarmed around the
artwork on the wall.
They gently nudged each other, pushing forward and straining to get a closer look at the newly unveiled
piece they had helped create under the Moncton artist’s guidance.
Murmurs of excitement rippled through the group. All of them are residents at Portage Atlantic, a
treatment centre in Cassidy Lake for New Brunswick youth with drug and alcohol addictions.
Then, one by one, several of them told Noël how inspired they felt by helping create the piece