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 Biennale de Dakar in Dakar, Senegal. The artist's solo exhibition Can't I Alter, opens in February 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 New York, NY, Lisbon, Portugal, and Toronto, CA. 


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ARTnews | Curtis Talwst Santiago
February 3, 2021

"Kehinde Wiley’s Black Rock Residency Brings Rising Stars to Senegal for Second Iteration"

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New York Times | Curtis Talwst Santiago
October 23, 2020

7 Things to Do This Weekend: "Drawing Out 2020's Demons"

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Culture Type | Curtis Talwst Santiago
October 20, 2020

Viewing Rooms: 10 Frieze London Exhibitors Presenting Solo Shows by Black Artists

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Frieze Viewing Room 

October 7 - 16, 2020

upstairs: Curtis Talwst Santiago

March 1 - August 21, 2020

Felix Los Angeles 2020

February 13 - 16, 2020

NADA Miami 2019

December 5 - 8, 2019