Join us for Fall Open House - Oct. 15 and Nov. 18
This event will feature programming for our undergraduate, graduate, and Threshold programs. A vibrant campus community and access to endless opportunities—Lesley has it all. It's where student cohorts become lifelong catalysts, solving for today's complexities with full hearts and open minds.

Santiago Hernandez

Adjunct Faculty

Santiago Hernandez teaches Advanced Projects in Painting, Abstract Painting, Collage, Mixed Media Assemblage, Abstract Drawing, and Interdisciplinary Studio courses here at the College of Art and Design. In addition to his teaching and professional work as a painter, Santiago is a professional musician. He plays jazz drums and Afro-Cuban percussion. He performs regularly in the Boston area with various ensembles and his own jazz trio.


Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

ART Grant, Berkshire Taconic Foundation

Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist's Grant

The New England Foundation for the Arts Artist's Grant

Graduate Council Fellowship, University of South Florida


New Work: Santiago Hernandez, Harry Simon Gallery, Morristown, NJ

Speed, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Variable Dimensions, University Hall Gallery at Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

Illuminati Nuovi, Gallery MC, New York, NY

Industrial Strength, Fountain street Gallery, Framingham, MA

Group Matter, Scollary Square Gallery, Boston, MA

Off the Wall, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

Boston Paints, Endicott College, Beverly, MA

Island Nations, RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI

The Hot Zone, Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, MA

Boston Abstraction Now, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA

Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

Boomerang, Exit Art, New York, NY

Cast, Carve, Cut, Construct, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

roundabout, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA

Boston Paints, Endicott College, Beverly, MA

Sketch, Mix, Draw, Paint, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

Absolute Abstraction, Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, MA

Surfacing, Jenn Joy Gallery, San Francisco, CA