Canada, 1979

Lives and works in Munich

Curtis Talwst Santiago studied as an apprentice of the artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun. A solo show at the Drawing Center in New York City (USA) was inaugurated in February 2020. Santiago has exhibited internationally at venues such as: The New Museum, New York; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Pérez Art Museum Miami; and SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah. The artist’s work was featured in the Biennale de Dakar and SITE Santa Fe, both 2018 and at the Toronto Biennial in 2019. Santiago’s work is in the permanent collection of the Studio Museum in Harlem. 

In 2019 he has been invited as artist in residence at Palazzo Monti, Brescia.

A solo show of Curtis Santiago is planned at Martina Simeti, Milano, in June 2021.