Jonathan Santos has been awarded a Public Art, Architecture, and Design Grant from the LEF Foundation and an EdCo Research Grant from the Boston Architectural College to research the intersection between art and design for an advanced studio. He has been an artist-in-residence at the MacDowell Colony and the Vermont Studio Center, and has attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture with a full fellowship from the William and Marguerite Zorach Foundation. He has collaborated with various urban-youth art programs, such as Artists for Humanity, Dot Art, and the Cloud Foundation. He is a co-founder of Ltd., an international artist initiative that seeks to create site-responsive projects limited to twenty dollars. He is also a core member of the Department of Micro-Urbanism, an art and design collective aimed at mapping terrains, discovering relationships, addressing issues, and exploiting opportunities at the pedestrian urban scale. His work has been reviewed by the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and the Boston Phoenix, among others. He earned his MFA from the School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in affiliation with Tufts University; and is an Assistant Professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.