Santiago Soto has been studying art since he was a child. Santiago was first influenced by his mother's life and art while growing up on the Central Coast of California. He has a deep appreciation and thorough understanding of design and color theory. Santiago has spent much of his time at Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, Art Center Pasadena, and Laguna College of Art and Design. Santiago lives in Kauai, Hawaii continuing to develop his style and sharing his excitement for fine art. "Much aloha"