Cardenas was born in Morelia, Michoacán in 1971. He studied drawing, painting and printmaking with Alfredo Zalce from 1987 to1997. Group Shows: since 1987 he has participated in more than 30 exhibitions, among those are: 1987 First Exhibition and Auctions Michoacán Artists – Escuela Popular de Bellas Artes, Morelia, Michoacán. 1992 Young Michoacán Artists – House of Culture, Zamora, Michoacán. 2001 L´imaginaire mexicain – Chapelle des cordeliers, Parthenay, France. Solo Exhibitions: since 1991 to the date has showed 15 times, among those: 1993 Prints and Paintings – State Museum, Morelia, Michoacán. 2001 Entorno – Laredo Center for the Arts, Laredo Tx. 2002 Presagio Inverso – House of Mexico Benito Juárez, Havana, Cuba. Public Art: he has created 7 murals in public spaces. 2000 Mosaic mural “Luz genética” Michoacan University’s Biology School 2001 Mosaic mural “Sueños migratorios” Michoacán University’s School of Economy.