With a very strong background in printmaking Cardillo has developed a large and powerful body of work that includes prints, sculptures and installations.
In 1998 The Bronx Museum of the Arts exhibited a ten-year survey of his work. He was selected to represent Uruguay at the 2001 Venice Biennial with a large installation. In 2003 the artist's cross-cultural interest were highlighted in a guest lecture at London's Tate Modern. Recently the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz organized the first comprehensive survey of Cardillo's career.
Awards, Honors & Recognition
In 1997 he was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship