Jose Santiago is a contemporary pop artist based out of Philadelphia whose work is influenced by Tekashi Murakami, KAWS, Basquiat and Keith Haring.
He has been panting for 5 years now and his main focus is to create for people. His aim is for people to enjoy his art and wants the art to relate to anyone who looks at it.
His art can be interpreted by individual differently and helps them connect to their own emotions.
BALANCE OF LIFE
In the series Balance of Life, he uses nostalgic characters to portray ideas and events that have been inspired by his own life and anything in between. Heavily influenced by American and Japanese art and culture, he uses American and Japanese art and culture. He uses American shows such as Simpsons, Star Wars, and Looney Tunes, as well as Japanese shows such as Dragon Ball Z and Pokemon as a reference / study guide through his art journey.