Santiago Cohen is a Mexican/American artist. He has worked as a designer, illustrator and Animator for HBO, the Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and PBS. He designed 24 episodes of the Troubles the Cat, and designed the original logo for Comedy Central. Santiago has written and illustrated more than 20 children’s books and graphic novels.
At the same time he has made a successful career in Fine Art, with shows in galleries and Museums in New York, New Jersey and Mexico. In 2014 he had a solo show at the Hunterdon Art Museum with his Exvida project installation, with 1150 oil paintings in the exvoto style.
He painted a mural in South Orange, and has been the Artistic director the Day of the Death puppets for the Jersey City Parade since 2014 and one-year artist in residence for the Riverview Association. He has done printmaking at the Art Student’s league in NY for 5 years.
His last solo Show was at the Barret At Center in Poughkeepsie, NY, in 2018. National Juried competition curated by Natalie Bell from the New Museum.
He was accepted to an artist in residency at UCROSS in Wyoming in the fall of 2019.