Jonas Nobel was born in 1970, he lives and works in Stockholm. He graduated from the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts in 1998.
Nobel has a multifaceted practice both as an individual artist and as co-founder of art, design, and architecture group Uglycute. In 2017, Nobel was awarded the IASPIS residential fellowship at ISCP in New York. Uglycute has participated in a series of exhibitions such as Utopia Station in 2003 during the Venice Biennale and in 2013 at Emscherkunst, Duisburg, Germany. In 2002, Uglycute designed the Djurgårdsbrunn Inn, under the auspices of Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall. In 2016, the permanent installation Concerning the Geological History of Haninge was dedicated in Haninge, Stockholm. In 2019, Jonas Nobel completed a public work at Sjöviksskolan in Stockholm along with artist Bella Rune. .
Nobel’s works are included in the following collections Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Nationalmuseum, Stockholm; Magasin III Museum for Contemporary Art, Stockholm; Restaurang Riche, Stockholm; Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg; Public Art Agency Sweden, Stockholm; Stockholms konstråd; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana; Martin Z Margulies, Florida and Mario Testino, London, among others.