José Santiago Pérez

El Salvador

Artist biography

José Santiago Pérez is a Chicago based artist from Los Angeles and is currently a 2019-2020 HATCH artist resident at the Chicago Artists Coalition. José weaves plastics into markers of time and materials of intimacy. He has participated in group shows in San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Boston. Solo exhibitions of his craft based sculptures and hangings have been presented at Ignition Project Space and Wedge Projects; curatorial projects have been exhibited at the Leather Archive & Museum. He has been featured in Sixty, Newcity, and Art Intercepts, and most recently in OtherPeoplesPixels blog and the Archives + Futures Podcast. José received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he teaches in the Fiber and Material Studies department.

José Santiago Pérez