Nilton Cardenas, of Inca heritage, grew up in Lima, Peru where he studied journalism and painting at the University of San Martin de Porres and the Institute Superior José Sabogal, respectively. At the age of twenty, Cardenas arrived in Miami and after six years followed his brother to Providence where he has established himself in the Providence arts community as a painter and instructor. Cardenas, a board member of the Sol Gallery, works for the Providence School Department and has been recognized for his contributions to urban arts, cultural development, and as a role model for Latinos.
Featured in: NetWorks 2011-2012
Video: Richard Goulis
Music: Inkas Wasi (Traditional Andean Music Vol II) Duchicela (Dance of the Incas) Agua Clara Vol III
Producer: Joseph A. Chazan, M.D.
Artist website: http://www.rilatinoarts.org/NiltonCardenas.html