Raphael Noz
Root Division Studio Artist; Former Latino Teaching Artist Fellow, 2013-14

Raphael Noz is an artist and educator living in San Francisco. His performances as Cortezuma, the blind king have been shown at The San Diego Museum of Art, Berkeley Art Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, as well as many galleries and venues in the Bay Area and beyond. Raphael was included in Bay Area Now 7 at YBCA, curating the Room For Big Ideas, Object of Transformation clinic. He has been a guest lecturer at California College of the Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, and Cal State Chico. He has studied art history in Florence Italy, photography and painting at The Museum School in Boston, Rhode Island School of Design, and in Provincetown Massachusetts. He has lived in Berlin Germany and traveled throughout Mexico. He holds an MFA from CCA, and an MS from Wheelock College in Education. He was a Latino Teaching Fellow at Root Division in 2013-14, and is currently an RD studio artist.