Rimer Cardillo, Uruguayan (1944 - )

Rimer Cardillo

Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, 1944

Studied at National School of Fine Arts, Montevideo (MFA, 1968)
Weissenssee School of Art & Architecture, Berlin (1970)
Leipzig School of Graphic Arts, Leipzig, Germany (1971)

Lives in New Paltz and New York

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2001
Cupí degli Uccelli, Venice Biennial
Vanishing Habitats, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami
1999
Ñandú, The Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York
1998
Rimer Cardillo: Araucaria, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
The Squirrel My Grandma Never Saw, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York
1996
Pachamazon, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York
1995
Catafalque, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York
1994
Espinillo, National Museum of Anthropology, Montevideo
1992
Rimer Cardillo: Works on Paper, Galeria Sur, Punta del Este, Uruguay
1991
Charrúas y Montes Criollos, Salon Municipal de Exposiciones and Museo Fernando Garcia, Montevideo
1989
Rimer Cardillo: Altares, INTAR Gallery, New York
Rimer Cardillo: Grabados en relieve, Museo Rayo, Roldanillo, Valle, Colombia
1988
Rimer Cardillo, Bachus Gallery, Boras, Sweden
Rimer Cardillo, Monica Betnbasat Gallery, Norrkoping, Sweden
Rimer Cardillo, Galeria Latina, Montevideo
1986
Obra Reciente: Rimer Cardillo, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Montevideo
Rimer Cardillo, Strand Gallery, Sodertalje, Sweden
1984
Works On Paper, Gallery 101, Malmo, Sweden
1983
Rimer Cardillo, Galeria Vermeer, Buenos Aires
Rimer Cardillo: Grabados, Galeria Latina, Montevideo
1982
Rimer Cardillo: Barroquismos Latinos, INTAR Gallery, New York
1980
Rimer Cardillo, Southern Illinois University Museum, Carbondale
1978
Rimer Cardillo, Trapecio Gallery, Lima
1977
Rimer Cardillo, Condado Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico
1975
Rimer Cardillo, Gerdao Gallery and Allianca Francesa, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Rimer Cardillo, Museo del Grabado, Buenos Aires
1973
Chicharras y Mariposas Nocturnas, Galeria Losada, Montevideo
1968
Rimer Cardillo: Grabados, Galeria Amigos del Arte, Montevideo

Selected Group Exhibitions
2003
From the Purple Land to the Hudson River Valley, Tate Modern, London
International Print Triennial of Cracow
Metaphors of Caribbean and Latin American Trans-nationalism,
Dominik Rostworowski gallery in Krakow, L'espace Alexandre Dumas inParis
Selections: A Shriek from an Invisible Box, Medialia Art Gallery, New York
2002
Premio Figari, Museo de Artes Visuales, Montevideo
Rayuela/Hopscotch: 15 Contemporary Latin American Artists
The University Art Gallery at The University of Scranton,
The Mahady Gallery at Marywood University, Pennsylvania
2001
Paraíso, Second Biennial of Buenos Aires
A Shriek from an Invisible Box, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo
2000
Really Big Prints, National Prints Invitational, Rockford College Art Gallery, Rockford, Illinois
1999
Prints by Latin American Masters, Chateau d' Argenteuil, Waterloo, Belgium
1997
First Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Landcapes: An Exhibition of Sculpture, The Washington Sculptors Group and Art Museum of the Americas, Organization of American States, Washington, D.C.
Contemporary Latin American Art from the Ulla and Greger Ollson Art Collection, Kultur Centrum, Ronneby, Sweden
1996
In the Making: The First Ten Years of the Permanent Collection, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York
Segunda Bienal del Barro de America, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Sofia Imber, Caracas
1995
Twenty-fifth Anniversary exhibition, Artists Talk Back: Reaffirming Spirituality, Part III, El Museo del Barrio, New York
Confronting Nature: Silenced Voices, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, California
Grabadores Latinoamericanos y del Caribe 1960-1970, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriquena, San Juan
1994
Rejoining the Spiritual: The Land in Contemporary Latin American Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore
Fifth Havana Biennial, Havana
inSITE94, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California and Tijuana, Mexico
1993
Revelaciones/Revelations: Hispanic Art of Evanescence, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca
Personal Choice: Selections from Four Penn Alumni Collections, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Quincentenary: Recollections/Resistances/Reconstructions, Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University, Brookville
1992
Uncommon Ground: 23 Latin American Artists, College Art Gallery, State University of New York, New Paltz
Remerica! Amerika 1492-1992, Bertha and Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York
Bienal del Barro de America, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Sofia Imber, Caracas
Rediscoveries: The Mythmakers, Jamaica Arts Center, Jamaica, New York
Five Centuries after the Collision: Five Contemporary Artists' Visions, The Art Gallery, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn
1991
Dissimilar Identity, Scott Alan Gallery, New York
1990
China: June 4, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City
La ecologia a traves de la plastica (traveling exhibition), Galeria Latina, Club del Lago, Punta del Este, Uruguay
Sculpture of the Americas into the Nineties, Art Museum of the Americas, Organization of American States, Washington, D.C.
Azaceta, Cardillo, and Frigerio, Opus Gallery, Miami
1989
Earth: Latin Americas Visions (traveling exhibition), Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York
Ceremony of Memory: New expressions in Spirituality among Contemporary Hispanic Artists (traveling exhibition), Center for Contemporary Arts of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
100 Years of Uruguayan Art by Seven Artists, Venezuelan Arts Center, New York
Eighteenth International Biennial of Graphic Art, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
Ninth Norwegian International Print Triennial, Fredrikstad, Norway
Fourth International Biennial Print exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan
¡Mira! Hispanic Art Tour III (traveling exhibition), El Museo del Barrio, New York
1988
Contemporary Art from Uruguay, Tretiakov Gallery, Moscow
Paper Visions II: Contemporary Latin American Art, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport
Twelfth International Print Biennial, Cracow, Poland
Primer Encuentro Internacional de Grabado, Museo Nacional de Artes Plasticas, Montevideo
1986
Second Havana Biennial, Havana
Bienal Latinoamericana de Arte Sobre Papel, Buenos Aires
Three Artists from the Permanent Collection, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York
1985
Selected Artists from the Eighth British International Print Biennial, Southampton Art Gallery and Artspace Galleries, Aberdeen, England
1984
The Symbology of Transformation: Rimer Cardillo and Mariu, Mason Gross School of the Arts Gallery, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick
1983
World Print Tour, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Recent Editions, Americas Society, New York
1982
Contemporary Art from Uruguay, Instituto Ibero-Americano, Berlin
1980
Eighth International Print Biennial, Cracow, Poland
1976
V Bienale Internazionale Della Grafica, Pallazzo Strozzi, Florence
1975
Eleventh International Print Biennial, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
1974
Bienal Internacional de Obra Grafica y Arte Seriado, Segovia, Spain
Intergrafik International Exhibition, Berlin
1973
Xylon VI, International Triennial Exhibition of Woodcuts, Museum of Geneva, Switzerland
1969
International Drawing Prix Joan Miro, Barcelona
Art from Uruguay, Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin
1967
XXX National Fine Arts Exhibition, Montevideo

Public Collections
Albion College, Department of Visual Arts, Albion, Michigan
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Art Museum, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Biblioteca Nacional, Caracas
Bibliotheque National de Paris, Paris
California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati
Instituto de Cultura Puertorriquena, San Juan
Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York
Museo de Arte Americano, Cuzco, Peru
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico, San Juan
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Sofia Imber, Caracas
Museo de Artes Graficas, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Museo de Arte Moderno, Cali, Colombia
Museo del Barro, Asuncion, Paraguay
Museo de Bellas Artes, Bogota
Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas
Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile
Museo del Grabado, Buenos Aires
Museo Nacional de Artes Plasticas, Montevideo
Museum of Contemporary Graphic Arts, Fredrikstad, Norway
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Prints Cabinet of Berlin, Berlin
Samuel Dorsky Museum, Sate University of New York, New Paltz
Skopje Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Yugoslavia
Southern Illinois University Museum, Carbondale
Art Museum of the Americas, O.A.S., Washington, D.C.
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx
The New York Public Library Collection, New York

Selected Grants and Fellowships
2000
Multimedia/lnstructional Technology Development Award, State University of New York, New Paltz
Research and Creative Project Grant, State University of New York, New Paltz
1999
Multimedia/Instructional Technology Development Award, State University of New York, New Paltz
Research and Creative Project Grant, State University of New York, New Paltz
1998
Research and Creative Project Grant, State University of New York, New Paltz
1998
First Prize, Twelfth San Juan Print Biennial of Latin America and the Caribbean, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriquena
1997
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
New York Foundation for the Arts Research Fellowship
Research and Creative Project Grant, State University of New York, New Paltz
1996
Research and Creative Project Grant, State University of New York, New Paltz
1993
International Artist-in-Residence Program, Arts International, Institute of International Education
1991
New York Foundation for the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship
1990
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowship
1989
New York State Council on the Arts Fellowship
1988
Adolf and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Fellowship
1987
Purchase Prize, Seventeenth International Biennial, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
1986
State Award, Eleventh International Print Biennial, Cracow, Poland
1985
New York Foundation for the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship
1969
German Ministry of Culture Research Fellowship

Selected Bibliography

Américas (exhibition catalogue). Huelva, Spain: Monasterio de Santa Clara Moguer, 1992, pp. 25, 58, 90. Essay by Berta Sichel.

Argul, José Pedro. Proceso de las artes plásticas del Uruguay. Montevideo: Barreiro y Ramos, 1975, p. 85.

Bienal del Barro de America (exhibition catalogue). Caracas: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Sofia Imber, 1992, pp. 12, 45. Essay by Roberto Guevara.

Duncan, Michael. "Art of the Living Dead."Confronting Nature: Silenced Voices (exhibition catalogue). Fullerton and Orange, California: Main Art Gallery, California State University and Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, 1995, p. 12.

Ceremony of Memory: New Expressions in Spirituality among Contemporary Hispanic Artists (exhibition catalogue). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Center for Contemporary Arts of Santa Fe, 1988, pp. 8, 17.

Charrúas y Montes Criollos: A los quiñientos años de la conquista europea (exhibition catalogue). Montevideo: Salon Municipal de Exposiciones, 1991. Essay by Alicia Haber.

Earth: Latin America's Visions (exhibition catalogue). Caracas and New York: Museo de Bellas Artes and Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, 1989, pp. 11, 55. Essay by Beatriz Savino.

de Espada, Roberto. "Rimer Cardillo, Grabados, La fascinación del misterio en el Museo de Arte Contemporáneo." El Día (Montevideo), 29 March 1986.

Garcia Esteban, Fernando. "Fernando Cardillo y el grabado." Humboldt, 20, No. 68 (1979), pp. 32-37.

Goldman, Shifra M. "(Re)making the Line: The Hidden Landscapes of Latin America." Latin American Drawings Today (exhibition catalogue). San Diego: San Diego Museum of Art, 1991, pp. 17, 50.

Haber, Alicia."Un poderoso relieve, exhibicion de obras de Rimer Cardillo en Galería Latina." El País (Montevideo), 29 October 1988.

_. "Mitologías de ausencia en el arte uruguayo de hoy: Las instalaciones de Rimer Cardllo y Nelbia Romero." Artes Plásticas na América Latino Contemporânea, comp. Maria Amélia Bulhões and Maria Lúcia Bastos Kern. Porto Alegre, Brazil: Editora da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 1994, pp. 151-165.

_. "Rimer Cardillo: The State of Memory." Art Nexus, 12 (April-June, 1994), pp. 60-64.

Kalenberg, Angel. Arte Uruguayo y otros. Montevideo: Editorial Galería Latina, 1990. pp. 130-131.

Rejoining the Spiritual: The Land in Contemporary Latin American Art (exhibition catalogue). Baltimore: Maryland Institute College of Art, 1994, pp. 11, 27-29.

Revelaciones/Revelations: Hispanic Art of Evanescence (exhibition catalogue). Ithaca, New York: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, 1993.

Rimer Angel Cardillo: Grabados y objetos gráfico-ecológicos (exhibition catalogue). Montevideo: Centro Metropolitano de Artes, 1979. Essay by Fernando Garcia Esteban.

Rimer Cardillo (exhibition catalogue). Montevideo: Galería Latina, 1982. Essay by Manuel Espinola Gomez.

Rimer Cardillo (exhibition catalogue). Buenos Aires: Galería Vermeer, 1983. Essay by Hermenegildo Sábat.

Rimer Cardillo (exhibition catalogue). Montevideo: Galería Latina, 1988. Essay by Angel Kalenberg.

Rimer Cardillo: Altares (exhibition catalogue). New York: INTAR Gallery, 1989. Essay by Amalia Mesa-Bains.

Rimer Cardillo: Works on Paper (exhibition catalogue). Punta del Este, Uruguay: Galería Sur, 1992.

Sánchez Prieto, Margarita. "Memoria e identidad en el arte uruguayo de la post-dictadura." II Encuentro international sobre arte contemporáneo (exhibition catalogue). Havana, Cuba: Centra Wifredo Lam, 1995, pp. 26-39.

Schneider, Arnd. "Uneasy Relationships: Contemporary Artists and Anthropology." Journal of Material Culture, 1, No. 2 (1996), pp. 197, 201.

Stellweg, Carla. "Uncommon Ground: 23 Latin American Artists." Uncommon Ground: 23 Latin American Artists (exhibition catalogue). New Paltz: College Art Gallery, State University of New York, 1992, pp. 19-20.

Sullivan, Edward, ed. Latin American Art in the Twentieth Century. New York: Phaidon Press, 1996, p. 280.

The Symbology of Transformation, Rimer Cardillo and Mariú (exhibition catalogue). New Brunswick: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 1984. Essay by Rafael Montanez-Ortiz.

Torruella Leval, Susana. "Identity and Change: The Latin American Challenge." ¡Mira! The Canadian Club Hispanic Art Tour III (exhibition catalogue). New York: El Museo del Barrio, 1988, pp. 28-29.

Turner, Grady T. "Rimer Cardillo at Cavin-Morris." Art in America, 10 (October, 1996), p. 117.

Vojko, Joe. "Rimer Cardillo at Cavin-Morris." Review, 1, No. 1 (April 1996), p. 5.

Wax, Carol. The Mezzotint, History, and Technique. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1990, pp. 248-249.

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