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 Cuba, at an early age Noel took painting and drawing classes in Havana's Academy of San Alejandro. Some of his commission for private and corporate collections include; murals for the Ritz Plaza Hotel in Miami Beach, Grove Isle Hotel in Coconut Grove, for which he also created the fountain at its entrance. He also created the murals for San Diego's Paradise Point Hotel. Argentinian author Alicia Borinsky selected two of Noel’s paintings for her book jackets. In 1989 he was commissioned to create a portrait of the late Eartha Kitt. His work has also appeared in major motion pictures, and he served on the Fine Arts Board of the City of Miami Beach from 1994 to 1997. He has been commissioned by Absolut Vodka, the Boston AIDS Action Committee, New York's AIDS Relief Fund, Care Resource, and other national clients. In 2001 Noel was asked to create the panel on behalf of Miami in the National AIDS Quilt Display. His works has generated thousands of dollars for AIDS Nationwide. The City of Miami Beach selected Noel in 2002 to design five Flamingos for the Art in Public Places Flamingo Project. Noel has received national recognition with profiles and features in numerous magazines, newspapers, television and films. DK Art Publishing now represents Noel’s work. As a constant personal quest Noel’s work is always evolving, from techniques and mediums to subject matter, capturing the attention of youthful art enthusiasts and educated collectors.