Author: Cosimo Cavallaro
Cosimo Cavallaro was born in Montreal in 1961. The son of Italian immigrants, Cavallaro was raised both in Canada and Italy. As a director Cavallaro has won numerous awards including the Director of the Year Award in Canada and the 1990 Canadian Film Festival Award for Best Video of the Year. Although film and video monopolized the majority of Cavallaro's time in the 1980's and early 1990's, his art remained evident in all of his work and foremost in his mind. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the world. His cheese installations have attracted features in hundreds of media outlets throughout the world including The New York Times, Contemporary Visual Arts Magazine, CNN, Global Japan Television, People Magazine, BBC, Harpers, the Associated Press, CBC and the Fox News Channel.