noel


NOEL

Noel Maghathe is a queer, mixed Palestinian American artist currently based in Cincinnati. Dedicated to gender, identity and memory, Maghathe uses performance and installation to advance socially conscious dialogues centering queer voices. Maghathe graduated from the Art Academy of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture and Photography in 2018 where they were awarded the Stephen H. Wilder Traveling Scholarship. Maghathe has performed and exhibited their work internationally. They currently co-instigate unique art experiences at PIQUE art gallery and bed and breakfast.

Maghathe utilizes sculpture and performance to generate a series of real and fabricated moments in an attempt to understand a deep seated sense of longing for their country, past memories, and personal clarity. Maghathe deals with confusion about where personal history and the present-self converge.Their practice engages these ideas through personal symbolism, reflecting on being denied access to something (memories integral to identity formation) so precious to them.


noelbmmaghathe@gmail.com | 513.488.0282 |


Live Performances

2018   Cracked Flashlight - Noel Maghathe, The Comet, Cincinnati, OH

2017   A Dream Come True, The Comet, Cincinnati, OH

2017   Too Urban, The Hub, Cincinnati, OH

2017   A Poem, BLINK, Cincinnati, OH


Solo Exhibitions

2018  على راسي  - on my head, Pique Gallery, Covington, KY

2016   stars between my nails, Pique Gallery, Covington, KY 


Group Exhibitions  

2019   Not For Sale, Anytime Dept., Cincinnati, OH

2017   Unrest, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2017   30th Annual Minumentals Exhibition, Art Academy of Cincinnati,

           Cincinnati, OH

2016   It wasn’t me, Pique Gallery, Covington, KY

2016   Love Me Golddust, Wake Me Up Before You Go, Because Astral Plane,

            Pique Gallery, Covington, KY

2016   W8, The Mockbee, Cincinnati, OH

2015   Correlation, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

2015   28th Annual Minumentals Exhibition. Art Academy of Cincinnati,

            Cincinnati, OH

2014   Findlay Street Project Space, Cincinnati, OH  -FotoFocus Regional      

            Student Show


Selected Awards

2017    Stephen H. Wilder Traveling Grant

Using Format