Noel Morera Cruz is a Cuban painter, illustrator, engraver, gold and silversmith, ceramicist, and set designer. He was born in Matanzas, Cuba, in 1962. Morera studied at Havana San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts from 1973 to 1979 and also attended a course on serigraphy at the René Portocarrero Workshop in Havana, Cuba. He has participated in solo and collective exhibitions in Canada, Cuba, Ecuador, England, Italy, Mexico, Spain, and Turkey. Morera currently resides in Miami.