Raphael Noz is an artist and educator living in San Francisco. His work explores memory, the body as vessel for time, issues of performance, and how performance is documented. His work spans painting, sculpture, performance, photography and social interaction. He has documented performances with View-Master reels and ex-votos (miracle paintings). His performances as Cortezuma, the blind king have been shown at SF Maritime Museum, 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. In 2014, Raphael was included in Bay Area Now 7 at YBCA. He has been a guest lecturer at California College of the Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, and Cal State Chico. He has studied art in Florence Italy, The Museum School in Boston, Rhode Island School of Design, and in Provincetown, Massachusetts. He holds an MFA from CCA, and an MS from Wheelock College in Education.