Santiago Villanueva (b. 1990 Buenos Aires) lives and works in Buenos Aires. Between 2008 and 2012, he attended the workshop and clinic of Diana Aisenberg. In 2010, he held a scholarship in the Center for Artistic Researches (Centro de Investigaciones Artísticas - CIA). In 2011, he was selected for participating in the Eight Edition of the arteBA-Petrobras Prize for Visual Arts, thanks to the Acquisition Project (Proyecto Adquisición). In 2012, he won the first prize at the National Exhibition in Rosario, for his work “Museo del Fondo del Paraná”. In 2013, he was granted a scholarship at Fundación Cisneros Fontanals (Cisneros Fontanals Foundation - CIFO), for developing a project called “Geografía Plástica Argentina” (Argentine Plastic Geography). He had individual exhibitions at AbateGallery (2012), Peña Gallery (2012),Nuevo Museo Energía de Arte Contemporáneo (2011), and Museo López Claro, in Azul (2007-2012); and group exhibitions at the exhibitions’ room of Torcuato Di Tella University, General Argentine Consulate in New York, Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires (MAMBA), Museum of Latin American Contemporary Art (MACLA), Parque de España in Rosario, Palais de Glace,Centro Cultural Recoleta (cultural center), and the Center for Artistic Researches (CIA). His work is part of the Museo Castagnino + macro, in Rosario, Museo López Claro, in Azul, Museo Franklin Rawson, in San Juan, and Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires.