Jersey City, NJ, United States
About Santiago Cohen
Born in Mexico City June 28, 1954 Lived in Mexico until 1982 when he came to New York to study. He's been an artist with shows in Mexico and New York, and has a variety of books and film animation projects. Santiago is a storyteller with a brush. He reflects a mixture of cultures, Jewish/Sephardic/Mexican/ American. With his artwork he expresses nostalgia with a sense of humor. He belongs to a generation of artists who reject the empty shallow amusment park mentality of museums. He loves talking about himself in a third person.
studied his bachelors degree in Communication design in UAM Mexico, and his MS in Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY.
Future Shows: ExVida shows starting to line up first in September at the Hunterdon Museum in Clinton NJ,
Artist in residence for the Riverview Neighborhood Association in Jersey City.
Hoboken Public Library June 2013
Hunterdon Museum September 22 2013
Day of the dead Parade Jersey City, 2014-2015