Cardella is a founding member of the Ventura Artists Union and ART LIFE Publication. He is an Artist, Designer, and Publisher Emeritus. Cardella facilitated the monthly production from 1981-2006 of ARTLIFE, which is the original and longest continually published artists’ periodical of the twentieth century. Copies of which exist as archives at prestigious Art museums and institutions such as the Guggenheim. Each and every issue contains original, hand-made and hand-signed works of art.
Cardella's legacy of work today remains a flagship for our cultural and creative practice.