Visiting Artist Series: Ben Santiago
April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Benjamin Santiago is a multi-disciplinary performance artist. He recently graduated from the Cranbrook Academy of Art,from the 2D Design program under Elliott Earls. He is currently exploring a body of work involving Spaundou, a language of his own creation. Spaundou is expressed in performance, music, and video, most recently troh-seht whah-zhej ee-woon-doo-zha-mah ah-yoo-ohb, a 30 minute performance at the Cranbrook Art Museum. For this performance he received the Mercedes-Benz Emerging Financial Services Emerging Artist Award, for which he will be in Berlin for two months at Künstlerhaus Bethanien.
The Spalding University Visiting Artist Series, sponsored by the Spalding art department, supports Louisville artists and creative entrepreneurs by providing a public forum for the discussion of artists’ work. The series also benefits emerging Spalding University BFA in Studio art students by creating a space for students to interact with local working artists. These events are free and open to the public.