Maria Santiago (she/her) is a St. Paul artist and retired professor from New York State. Ms. Santiago has a Master of Fine Arts from Rochester Institute of Technology, and she also taught there. Maria developed the Fine Arts Printmaking department at the College of Visual Arts, St. Paul. She has been active on Latino artist advisory panels at the Walker Art Center and the Weisman Museum at the University of Minnesota. She states that her “relatives were originally Hispanic but half Spanish, half Romani… threads all the way to India.“ Maria served in organizations such as Forecast Public Art, Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program – Minneapolis Institute of Art, and Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota (WARM), and was a founding member of CreArte. Maria has been recognized for her artwork in sculpture, printmaking, and painting. Has had numerous exhibitions, grants, and awards, including support from a National Endowment grant for her printmaking. A variety of Maria’s intaglio, mixed media, and experimental prints, including a very large print on fabric, will be on view.
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