NOEL SUAREZ WEBSITE
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Noel is the embodiment of passion and talent required by all great artists, reflected in his ever-evolving work. Born in a family of artists ballet was his first passion and drawing earned him a place in Havana's San Alejandro Academy. While dancing he designed sets and costumes for the companies he worked with. At age 30 Noel retired from Ballet giving painting his entire attention. Classical and Modern Masters influence him, specially Art Deco Master Tamara de Lempicka who helped him find his own artistic language and style. He’s been commissioned by private and corporate collectors such as Absolut Vodka, the cities of Boston, Miami and Miami Beach. Some of these are; Two murals for Miami Beach’s Ritz Plaza Hotel, the Grove Isle Hotel creating two large paintings and the fountain at its entrance, and large murals for San Diego's Paradise Point Hotel. Argentinian author Alicia Borinsky selected two of Noel’s paintings for her book jackets. He was also commissioned to create a portrait for Eartha Kitt who became a close friend and mentor. University of Miami commissioned Noel to create sets and costumes for the World Premier of National Ballet of Cuba Prima Ballerina Rosario Suarez, for her ballet "Cecilia Valdez”. CNN Español also commissioned him to create the painting for their Miami’s Premiere Gala.
Nationwide organizations such as DIFFA New York, Boston’s AIDS Action Committee, Models for the Homeless, as well as Miami’s CAREResource; asked Noel to create paintings for their fund raisings events. As a result of his AIDS artistic contributions, Noel was asked to create the panel representing Miami on the National AIDS Quilt. His creations has helped generate much needed funds for AIDS research and organizations Nationwide. Noel was also asked to create the Commemorative painting for First Night Miami Beach 2000 Millennium Celebration. The City of Miami Beach also selected Noel to design five Flamingos for their Art in Public Places, “Flamingo Project”. He collaborated with fellow artist Romero Britto creating five unique large format paintings. Another unique collaboration with Uberto Gucci-Gucci family, premiered in Florence and later at Miami’s Art Basel. Noel had the honor to exhibit his work next to the Masterpieces of his Muse Tamara de Lempicka, at Red Dot Art Fair during Miami’s Art basel. He also participated in the prestigious International Art Exhibit at the Carrousel of the Louvre Museum, and his portrait of Fashion Icon Patricia Field, is part of the permanent collection at the Nakamura Keith Haring Museum in Japan.
He’s been featured three times on the “100 Contemporary Artists of the World Book published by the European Library of Artists, as well as the “100 Artists of the Male Image” by Schiffer Publishing, and "The World's Greatest Erotic Art of Today-Volume 4” by ES Publishing. The Miami Beach Arts Trust gave Noel the “Theatre Visionary Award” and the City of Miami Beach named November 17 as “Noel Suarez Day”. He also served on the City of Miami Beach Fine Arts Board for five years. Noel has been part of Oceania’s Artist In Residence Program for 10 years, expanding his international acclaim. He is recognized as one of the small number of artists whom Miami’s ascendency to the World’s cultural stage reflects in his career. His work is always evolving capturing the attention of the youthful art enthusiasts and educated collectors.
2022 March 18 – April 25 - Oceania’s Artist in Residence – Mediterranean – Miami~Lisbon~Barcelona~Rome~Barcelona - Oceania’s Riviera
2021 Nov 9 – 2022 Jan 9 – Oceania’s Artist in Residence – World Exhibit – Venice~Rome~Barcelona ~Miami~Costa Rica~Panama~Santiago de Chile~Montevideo~Buenos Aires - Oceania’s Riviera
2020 Aug 15 – Unveiling of Painting “Universal Strength” – Miami Hispanic Cultural Art Center -Created by Noel for the XXV International Ballet Festival of Miami Poster
2020 Jun 18 – “Consequentially Noel” – Live Virtual Exhibit – Torosiete Museum
2020 Mar 5 – “Siluetas Collection” – Live Virtual Exhibit – Torosiete Museum
2020 Mar 11 to 31 – Oceania’s Artist in Residence – Caribbean Exhibit – Oceania’s Riviera
2019 Dec 5 to 8 – Miami Art Basel – Red Dot Exhibit with Zenith Gallery
2019 Oceania’s Artist in Residence – Venice~Rome~Montecarlo~Barcelona - Oceania’s Marina
2019 Orlando’s Zebra Coalition Benefit Exhibit – Event Image Created by Noel – Mills Gallery
2019 Oceania’s Artist in Residence – Dubai~Jordan~Egypt~Israel~Rome - Oceania’s Insignia
2018 Exhibit at Crisolart Gallery – Barcelona
2019 Oceania’s Artist in Residence – Miami~Havana~Caribbean~Barcelona~Tangier - Oceania’s Riviera
2019 Oceania’s Artist in Residence – Havana, Cuba Art Showcase - Riviera Hotel
2018 Oceania’s Artist in Residence – Eastern Caribbean ~Miami~Barcelona~Montecarlo - Oceania’s Riviera
2018 Exhibit at Crisolart Gallery – Barcelona
2018 Oceania’s Artist in Residence - Los Angeles~Miami - Oceania’s Insignia
2018 Oceania’s Artist in Residence - Copenhagen~Amsterdam Lisbon – Oceania’s Marina
2017 Oceania’s Artist in Residence – Rome~Barcelona~Lisbon~Miami - Oceania’s Marina
2017 Exhibit at Crisolart Gallery - Barcelona
2017 Oceania’s Artist in Residence – Venice~Athens~Montecarlo~Barcelona - Oceania’s Riviera
2017 Oceania’s Artist in Residence – Rome~Montecarlo~Barcelona - Oceania’s Riviera
2017 ”Featured Presenting Artist for Miami’s ARTundressed 2017 ~ Exhibit at ARTHouse, Wynwood
2017 Oceania’s Artist in Residence – Miami~Puerto Rico~St.Barts~Miami~Barcelona - Oceania’s Riviera
2017 Miami’s Art Basel ~ Art Palm Spring with DK Art Publishing
2016 ”Lempicka to Noel” Miami Art Basel Red Dot Exhibit with DK Art Publishing ~ Art Palm Spring ~ Art Southampton with DK Art
Oceania’s Artist in Residence - Miami~Barcelona - Oceania’s Riviera – Baltic Exhibits~London~Dublin~Helsinki~Riga~Amsterdam~Saint Petersburg~Stocholm - Oceania’s Marina
2015 Oceania’s Artist in Residence NYC~Canada~Ireland~England - Oceania’s Marina -Mediterranean - Rome~Venice~Istanbul - Oceania’s Riviera - Art San Diego & Miami’s Art Basel with DK Art Publishing
2014 Oceania’s Artist in Residence, Central America – Oceania’s Riviera ~ Eastern Caribbean Exhibit – Oceania’s Riviera ~ VIP Exhibit NYC to London – Oceania’s Marina ~ Exhibit Rome to Lisbon – Oceania’s Marina ~ Exhibit Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro – Oceania’s Marina.
2013 Oceania’s Artist in Residence - VIP Exhibits trough the Baltic Countries – Oceania’s Marina - VIP Exhibit San Juan Puerto Rico and Caribbean – Jewel of the Seas ~ Galeria Exodo – Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2012 Art Basel Miami Private Group Exhibit – Downtown Miami and Wynwood ~ Art Takes Times Square - NYC Times Square Billboards ~ CNN Español Premiere - Selected to create the painting and image for their Official Campaign.
2011 “La Colaborazione” - Collaboration with Mr. Uberto Gucci and the Gucci Family – Florence VIP Premier – Pacific Princess ~ “La Colaborazione” Miami Premiere Miami Beach Botanical Garden Gallery and The Raleigh Hotel ~ Galleria Exodo – Old San Juan, Puerto Rico ~ Art Basel - Nicolla W Gallery – Midtown Miami
2010 “Complex-Simplicity” - Colombostile Gallery Exhibit, Miami, FL ~ Emerald Princess Western Caribbean Solo Exhibit ~ Exodo Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico ~ Celebrity Equinox Mediterranean VIP Solo Exhibit ~ Pacific Princess Mediterranean Solo Connoisseur Exhibit ~ Galleria Exodo – Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2010 Art Basel Miami 2010 Nicole Miller Miami Beach Exhibit for Make A Wish Foundation with Romero Britto and Purvis Young – Miami Beach ~ Underground Art Fair - Two Mundos – Midtown Miami ~ Deco One Gallery – Design District, Miami ~ Galleria Exodo – Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2009 South Shore Hotel Miami Beach Solo Exhibit with the City of Miami Beach ~ Crown Princess Connoisseur Voyage, Portugal and Mediterranean Solo Exhibit ~ The Louvre's Carrousel International Exhibit with Crisolart Gallery, Barcelona ~ Nu Art Gallery Exhibit, Orlando, FL ~ Galleria Exodo, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2008 Isleworth Countryclub Gallery, Orlando, FL ~ Emerald Princess Connoisseur Cruise Mediterranean Exhibit ~ New York City Art Expo with Crisolart Gallery, Barcelona and Museum of the Americas ~ Don O'Melveny Gallery, Los Angeles, CA and Auction for HRC L.A Dinner Gala ~ Coral Princess Central America/Panama Canal Exhibit ~ Unveiling of Noel’s painting for the Opening Event of “Romance in a Can” Film Festival Karu & Y, Miami - Organized by Red Chemistry, MTV and the French Consulate.
2007 Queen Mary 2, VIP Connoisseur Exhibit NYC to London - Caribbean Princess, Caribbean Islands ~ 1dd Gallery, Miami, FL ~ Isleworth Countryclub Gallery, Orlando, FL ~ Diamond Princess, Mexican Riviera ~ Art Basel 2007, Miami, FL
2006 Grand Princess Mediterranean Connoisseur VIP Exhibit.
2005 Art Expo NYC, NY, NY ~ Passions Gallery, Provincetown, MA ~ Liquid Blue Gallery, Miami, FL
2004 Museum of the Americas, Miami, FL ~ Art Miami, Miami Beach, FL
2003 Passions Gallery, Provincetown, MA ~ Bal Harbour Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
2002 Bal Harbour Gallery, Miami Beach, FL ~ Passions Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2000-01 Passions Gallery, Provincetown, MA ~ Starfish, Miami Beach, FL ~
1998 Passions Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1997 Passions Gallery, Provincetown, MA ~ Gallery 1037 Art Center South Florida, Miami Beach, FL
1996 Kischener Haack Fine Art, Miami Beach, FL
1995 Van Dyke Gallery, Miami Beach, FL ~ Adobe Gallery, Edgewater, NJ
1993 Española Way Art Center Gallery, Miami Beach, FL ~ PM Studio Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
1992-1991-1990 Studio D’Noel Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
1990-89-88-87 D’Noel Gallery, Boston, MA ~ Club Cafe Gallery, Boston, MA ~ Cyclorama Boston Center for the Fine Arts, Boston, MA ~ Federal Reserve Building Gallery, Boston, MA
1986 Ricky’s Republic Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2009-2012 Art Basel Miami, FL- Star Princess, Mexican Riviera ~ Galleria Exodo – Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2008 Art Basel 2008, Miami, FL ~ Galleria Exodo – Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2007 Art Basel, Miami, FL ~ Star Princess, Caribbean Islands ~ Galleria Exodo – Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2006 Grand Princess, Mediterranean Cities
2005 Collaboration with Romero Britto/Britto Central Gallery, Miami Beach, FL ~
Diego Victoria Fine Arts, North Miami, Fl.
2004 Art Basel 2004, Miami, FL ~ 2002-2003 Art Miami w/Bal Harbour Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
2001-2002 Bal Harbour Gallery, Miami Beach, FL ~ Passions Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1999 Hollywood Art and Cultural Center, Hollywood, FL ~ 1998 Leslie-Lohman Art Foundation, Soho, NYC
1997 Mayfair Fine Art, Miami Beach, FL, Absolut Pink Umbrellas Exhibit
1996 Kischener Haack Fine Art, Miami Beach, FL
1994 Van Dyke Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
1989 City Hall Gallery, Boston, MA ~ Cyclorama Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Public / Private Commissions
2021 “Love in Motion” – Large Format Dyptich created for Mr. and Mrs. Maune, Palm Beach, FL ~ “Portrait of Patricia Field” - Permanent collection at the Nakamura Keith Haring Museum in Japan.
2020 “Universal Strength” Created by Noel for the XXV International Ballet Festival of Miami ~
2019 -2006 Commission for Orlando’s Zebra Coalitions ~ Commission for the official invite of CNN Español Miami’s Premiere Gala ~ Thirty eight Commissions for Private Collections ~ Three Commissions for City Hall Restaurant, Miami
2004 Selected by CareResorce to create the image for Miami’s White Party 20th Anniversary
2003-2004 Twelve Commissions for Private Collections
2002 Commissioned by University of Miami to design Sets and Costumes for Prima Ballerina Rosario (Charin) Suarez’ Ballet Premier of Cecilia Valdez for - University of Miami Festival 2002 ~ Five Commissions for Private Commissions
2001 Five Flamingoes for the City Miami Beach Art in Public Places Installation ~ Miami’s AIDS Panel for The National AIDS Quilt Display ~ Murals for Restaurant at Paradise Point, San Diego Commissioned by Noble House Resorts
2000 Miami’s AIDS Walk Poster 2000 for Community AIDS Resource Inc. Miami, FL ~ Commemorative Poster for First Night Miami Beach 2000, Millennium Celebration ~ Fountain Design and Paintings for the Lobby and Suites for Grove Isle Hotel, Commissioned by Noble House Resorts
1998 “Sueño Blanco” White Party Painting for Community AIDS Resource Inc. Miami, FL ~ Beauty & Beyond’98 Image for Beauty Cares for the AIDS Relief Fund, New York, NY ~ Three Commissions for Private Commissions
1997 Headdress Ball IX Image for Hope and Help Center of Center Florida Inc. Orlando, FL ~ Painted Jacket for the Absolut/DIFFA Dallas Collection, Dallas, TX ~ Five Commissions for Private Collections
1996 Absolut Pink Umbrellas for DIFFA, New York ~ Miami
1995 Cover of the novel of Argentine author Alicia Borinsny “Sueños del Seductor Abandonado” published by Ediciones Corregidor, Buenos Aires, Argentina ~ “IL Bucatto” Mural for Follia Restaurant, Miami Beach, FL Commissioned by Seckinger & Myers Inc. Miami Beach, FL ~ “Within Herself” (mural) and “Eve” (painting) for Nemo Restaurant, Miami Beach, FL, Commissioned by Studiolido Inc. Miami Beach, FL
1993 Cover for the novel of Argentine author Alicia Borinsny “Mean Women” Published by University of Nebraska Press ~ Four Commissions for Private Collections
1990 Two murals for the Ritz Plaza Hotel, Miami Beach, FL ~ Two Commissions for Private Collections
1989 Models for Homeless painting commissioned by Absolut Vodka, Boston, MA ~ Portrait of Eartha Kitt, commissioned by Club Cafe Gallery, Boston, MA ~ Fifteen paintings for Franco’s by the Sea Restaurant, Provincetown, MA, Commissioned by Owner/Executive Chef Franco Palombo.
2021 -2012 – Noel Suarez - The Artist. By PolyakArt Productions – CNNE, Café CNNE Morning Show – MiamiArtzine – South Florida Luxury - Oceania Cruises Magazine and Blogs -
2010-2011 – “100 Artists of the Male Figure by Eric Gibbons” - Published by Firehouse Publishing – “The World’s Greatest Erotic Art of Today” – Published by ES Publishing.
2010-09–08-07 – “100 Contemporary Artist of the World” – Published by the Library of Artists, Barcelona, Spain.
2009–2008 - Artists Advocate Magazine
1989 - 1988 - Art in America Magazines – Several Newspapers - TV Interviews
2021 –1988 - New York Times ~ Boston Herald ~ Boston South End Magazine ~ Boston Ledger ~ Art in America ~ WIRE Magazine ~ Ocean Drive Magazine ~ Lincoln Road Magazine ~ Miami Herald ~ El Nuevo Herald ~ MIAMIARTzine ~ The Sun Sentinel ~ Orlando Sentinel ~ CNN Español ~ Telemundo ~ Univision ~ Mega TV ~ FOX TV Chanel 7 ~ MODE Lifestyle TV – PBS Chanel 2