Jose Santiago Perez is a Chicago based artist from Los Angeles. He works between the languages and methodologies of craft, sculpture, and performance. Jose weaves disposable plastics into markers of time and materials of intimacy.
He received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work has been exhibited in group shows in San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Boston. Solo exhibitions of his craft based sculptures and wall hangings have been presented at Ignition Project Space and Wedge Projects, and his curatorial projects have been exhibited at the Leather Archive & Museum. He has been featured in reviews and interviews in Sixty, Newcity Art, and Art Intercepts.