Artist, painter, and Sculptor in Miami, Florida
Noel is the living embodiment of passion and talent required by all great artists, which is reflected in his ever-evolving work. He is recognized as one of a small number of artists whom Miami's ascendency to the world cultural stage is reflected in the lifetime of his career.His style is an amalgam of structure and dreams, reality and mythology, the sensual and the divine. Collectively, the tapestry of his work creates an artistic uniqueness that is characteristic of all great artists.Born in an artistic and theatrical family, Noel began his art career as a ballet dancer with the Ballet of Cuba, the Costa Rica National Dance Co, and continued in the US with Ballet Concerto, Dance Miami, Boston Ballet, and New England Dinosaur Dance Company, until his retirement in 1986. Because of his dance career, knowledge of stage and custom design, a 2nd career as a painter bloomed with themes inspired by his theatrical experiences. Classical masters, Da Vinci, Bernini, Caravaggio, Dali, and Lempicka, heavily influence his work, but Noel finds his own unique style to capture the viewer. Noel has been commissioned by private and corporate collections such as Absolut Vodka, the City of Miami Beach, and Organizations Nationwide, to create commemorative pieces for their events. He was featured in the European Library of Artists for their 2008-2009-2010 editions of the “100 Contemporary Artists of the World Book”. He was also selected for the 2011 “100 Artists of the Male Image” Book, written by E. Gibbons and published by Schiffer Publishing, as well as for "The World's Greatest Erotic Art of Today-Volume 4" published by ES Publishing. Noel was selected to participate in the prestigious 2009 International Art Exhibit at the Louvre’s Carrousel Museum. He created “La Colaborazione” with Mr. Uberto Gucci/Gucci family, which premiered in Florence and Miami Beach during Art Basel 2011. Noel was commissioned by CNN-E to create the painting for the official network campaign. Since 2013 Noel became an Artist in Residence for Oceania Cruises where he exhibits and teach about his painting style.As a Miami Beach Pioneer Noel is a major part of the Miami Art Scene and hiswork is always evolving, from techniques and mediums to subject matter, capturing the attention of youthful art enthusiasts and educated collectors. Noel is represented by Black Sand Publishing.