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.