Professor Santiago holds a BFA in painting from Indiana University and an MFA in painting from the University of New Hampshire. Since arriving at the College in 2006, Santiago has taught a variety of studio courses, but most often teaches Life Drawing and Composition & Color.
As part of her creative research, Professor Santiago holds an active studio practice and exhibits widely. Since arriving at the College in 2006, she has shown in over 100 group and solo exhibitions across the country. Additionally, her works have been included in many art publications such as The Artist’s Magazine, Art New England, and the International Painting Annual.