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|Biography from The Adobe Fine Art:|
|Henry Cardenas, an award winning artist, is a native
of and resides in San Antonio and earned his MBA in Business
Administration from St. Mary's University. He has painted vivid
landscapes and abstracts and created unusual sculptures most of his
life. He creates intriguing sculptures of metal, wood, and glass or
stone combinations. Some of his sculptures are oxidized metal garden
features and some are interior and exterior sculptures painted with
bright colors. His art inspirations started as a young child making
With numerous juried competitions, Cardenas has exhibited his paintings
and sculptures with winning entries in many venues, among which are:
The State Fair of Texas Arts Exhibit, The Hill Country Arts Foundation,
and the New Braunfels Art League.
The University of Texas at San
Antonio has acquired eighteen of his paintings and three mosaic
glass/steel wall installations for its permanent collection. His
paintings and sculptures have been collected regionally, nationally, and
internationally for personal and business collections. He shares his
passion for art with art patrons, fellow artists, and art friends with
the art he creates, and by presenting demos of his artworks, and enjoys
mentoring art appreciators.
Cardenas has been selected as one of the twelve "premiere contemporary
artists in Texas" in the Texas Contemporary Artists Series, Exhibition
Curator is Arturo Infante Almeida. Cardenas' solo exhibit of paintings
and sculptures was displayed at The Institute of Texan
Cultures-Smithsonian Affiliate from June-October 2010.
The Carver Community Cultural
Center hosted Cardenas' comprehensive retrospective exhibit of eighty
paintings and sculptures during October 2010.
Henry Cardenas is proud to have his art represented at The Adobe Fine
Art, Ruidoso, New Mexico, an award winning art center.
As a Resident Artist of The Little Studio Gallery in La Villita, San
Antonio, Texas, Cardenas maintains a continuing exhibition of his
exciting paintings and unique sculptures. Cardenas also has paintings
at the San Antonio Art League and Museum Gift Gallery, and sculpture in
their Sculpture Garden, in the Historic
District of downtown San Antonio.
Selected exhibitions: Aldaco's at
Stone Oak; a fundraiser for the ARK (Animal Rehabilitation
Keep-University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Corpus Christi,
Texas; and two exhibits at the Carver Cultural Center. Cardenas was
selected for the third time to exhibit in the annual Member Invitational
at the San Antonio Art League & Museum with his sculptures in Nov-
Dec 2011. He has exhibited in numerous fundraisers including the
historic Lambermont Mansion in October 2012, and has art in the San
Antonio Medical Center area.
He and his art are featured in The Art
Lovers' Cookbook, published November 2012. In December 2012, Cardenas
had an exhibit at The Art Center of Corpus Christi where he was also the
Juror for their annual exhibit. Cardenas is featured in the Feb 2013
issue of Fine Art Connoisseur, "Today's Masters: Artists Making Their
Mark". Cardenas has his Tenth Exhibit at the Santikos Bijou Cinema
Bistro Gallery March 1-31, 2013, "A Decade of Exhibitions".
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