Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Santiago Cucullu received his MFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He began teaching fine arts and first-year classes at MIAD in 2010.
Santiago’s work has been show both nationally and internationally. Solo projects include exhibitions at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, the UCLA Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and the Loock Galerie in Berlin. Group exhibitions include How Latitudes Become Forms: Art in a Global Age at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York as well as shows at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla, the Camden Arts Centre in London, and REDCAT in Los Angeles.
In 2006 he received a Mary Nohl Fund Fellowship in the Established Artist Category from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. Other awards include residencies at the Glassel Core Program in Houston, Texas, and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine.