Curtis Talwst Santiago

Curtis Talwst Santiago (b. 1979, Edmonton, Alberta) studied as an apprentice of Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun. Santiago has exhibited internationally at venues such as The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY; The New Museum, New York, NY; The Eli and Edythe Broad Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; the Institute of Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada; The Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; and the SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA; among others. The artist was included in the inaugural 2019 Toronto Biennial of Art in Toronto, Canada, the SITE Santa Fe SITELines.2018 Biennial, Casa Tomada, in Santa Fe, NM, and was featured in the 2018 and 2022 Biennale de Dakar in Dakar, Senegal. The artist has had a solo exhibition at Art Gallery of Alberta in 2022 and Can't I Alter in 2020 at The Drawing Center, New York, NY. His work is in the permanent collection of the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY. Santiago considers himself decentralized and lives and works between Munich, Germany, New York, NY, Lisbon, Portugal, and Toronto, CA. 


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Boston Globe | Curtis Talwst Santiago
September 8, 2023

Curtis Talwst Santiago featured in Boston Globe's "10 visual feasts at New England museums this fall"

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Artsy | Bernadette Despujols, Sheree Hovsepian, Curtis Talwst Santiago
December 5, 2022

Bernadette Despujols, Sheree Hovsepian, Curtis Talwst Santiago at Art Basel Miami Beach mentioned in Artsy

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Artnet News | Curtis Talwst Santiago
December 1, 2022

Curtis Talwst Santiago at Art Basel Miami Beach mentioned in Artnet News

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Art Basel Miami Beach

November 29 - December 3, 2022


October 20 - October 24, 2021

Armory Show

September 9 - September 12, 2021

December Online Viewing Room

December 2 - December 6, 2020