Upcoming and Past

Martin Art Gallery
Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania,
The Martin Art Gallery will present the Extinct Bird Series.

Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History
“Extinct Birds Series and the Bagmati River Arts Project (Nepal)”
Jamestown, NY
September – December 2018
The Extinct Birds Series traveling exhibition and book will premiere at the RTPI. The exhibition will also include work and the book from the recently finished project in Nepal, the Bagmati River Arts Project. Please check the RTPI for an extensive list of programming related to the exhibition.

Open Village Festival
Brussels, Belgium
October 19-21, 2017
“Complexities of Water – Investigating Clean Water for Community” lecture will outline how art, science and community service can come together in regional and global projects.

Siddhartha Gallery
Kathmandu, Nepal
November 20,  2016
Opening reception for the Bagmati River Art Project exhibition, release of the “Complexities of Water : Bagmati River, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal ” book, premiere screening of the “Bagmati” documentary and release of public health brochures and posters.

Benjaman Art Gallery
“Artist to Artist
Buffalo, NY
November 4 – January 2017
Group exhibition with Ray Bonilla, Charles Burchfield, Tricia Butski. One floor dedicated to works from the Bagmati River Art Project.

Martin Art Gallery
“Natural Philosophy
Mehlenberg College

Allentown, PA
November 2, 2016 – January 7,  2017
Group exhibition exploring “the ways artists gain an understanding of natural processes by describing and exploring the nature of truth.” Paul Nicholson

Tom Toles, Art and the Environment: Panel Discussion on Environmentalism, Art and the State of the World
Burchfield Penney Art Center
Buffalo, NY
October 21, 2016
Jozef Bajus,Thomas Aquinas Daly, Joan Linder,  Alberto Rey, and Tom Toles discuss various issues related to their work and the environment.

International Trout Congress
Bozeman, Montana
October 3 – 4,  2016
Presenter on “
The Cultural Role of Trout in Communities – Lessons from Around the World” panel and “Children in the Stream Conference – Nuts and Bolts of Incorporating Fly Fishing in the Classroom and Starting a Youth Fly Fishing Program” workshop.

Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers Annual Conference
Clymer, NY
Keynote Speaker and Workshop Presenter
Presentations on past and present art and community projects.
September  12, 2016

Kathmandu Contemporary Art Centre (KCAC)
Patan Museum
Kathmandu, Nepal
March 2016
This is a complex environmental arts project consisting of an artist residency, touring exhibition, video and publication documenting the issues related to the sacred but polluted Bagmati River that flows through the center of Kathmandu.
More information and blog entries from trip: http://www.bagmatiriverartproject.com

Alberto Rey and Bill McAlister : Making Contemporary Arts Exciting!
Siddhartha Arts Foundation cordially invites you to learn more about contemporary arts, and how artists are making the art form exciting, abroad and in Nepal!
Mazlis Hall (1st Floor), Yalamaya Kendra, Patandhoka
Kathmandu, Nepal
March 15, 2016
Bill McAlister: Kanak Mani Dixit (Publisher, editor, writer, and founder of HimalSouthasian)
Sujan Chitrakar (Artist, curator, and coordinator at Kathmandu University School of Arts and Design)

Life Streams:
Alberto Rey’s Cuban and American Art
March 2014
http://www.sunypress.edu/p-5906-life-streams.aspx .
This book is an incisive exploration of the work of Cuban-American artist Alberto Rey. Life Streams explores the paintings, videos, sculptures, and installations of Alberto Rey, an artist whose work addresses issues of identity, cultural diversity, environmental studies, and global sustainability.

Biological Regionalism:
Scajaquada Creek, Buffalo, New York, USA

Burchfield-Penney Art Center
Buffalo, New York
February 14 to May 18, 2014

Weeks Gallery
Jamestown NY
August 25 to October 3, 2014
The solo museum exhibition includes a series of large paintings, water samples and related data, historical information, ecological research, large maps, video projections, process work samples, related programming and presentations and selection of Alberto’s past works. “The objective of the exhibition is to bring the language of both art and science to bear upon a complex of cultural, social, economic, technological and geopolitical issues,” said Anthony Bannon, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Burchfield Penney and research professor at SUNY Buffalo State.

Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo – Extremaduran and Latin American Museum of Contemporary Art (MEIAC), Badajoz, Spain 
April 25 – July 14, 2013
A solo exhibition presenting five older videos and a new site-specific series of five videos were created for the round exhibition space in Badajoz, Spain. The videos created a 180 degree documentation of a very specific section of the stream as migrating steelhead trout moved upstream to spawn.

Painting Borges:
Art Interpreting Literature
Traveling Art Exhibition
-Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, January 24 to March 15, 2012
-Latino Arts, Milwaukee, WI, April 15 to August 15, 2012
-Stark Galleries, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, August 28 to October 31, 2012
-Abud Family Foundation for the Arts, Lawrenceville, NJ, November 21, 2012 to January 24, 2013
-American University Museum, Washington, DC, March 15 to June 15, 2013
-Anderson Galleries, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, September 1 to December 15, 2013
For more information: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~gracia/borges/
University at Buffalo exhibition catalog

Biological Regionaism:
Ouachita River, Monroe, Louisiana, USA
Artist Residency: Part I – Research, Lectures, Workshops, Creation of On- Site Artwork, April 5 – 15, 2012
Artist Residency: Part II – Reception for Exhibition and Lectures, November, 2013
Masur Museum
Monroe, Louisiana

Art in Embassies Exhibition
United States Embassy, Vatican City, The Holy See, Italy
May 1, 2010 to December 1, 2012
More information at: http://art.state.gov/ArtistDetail.aspx?id=100548 and http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.432996096723838.97221.155357921154325&type=3

Fifty at Fifty: Select Artists from the Gerald Mead Collection
UB Anderson Art Gallery
Buffalo, New York
August 18 – October 21, 2012

Thaw: Realms and Origins:
Paintings by Jim Condron & Alberto Rey
Davison Art Gallery
Robert Wesleyan College
Rochester, New York
March 5 – April 5, 2012

Biological Regionalism:
Northern Chautauqua County Streams,
New York, USA
Octagon Gallery
Patterson Library
Westfield, New York
March 2- March 30, 2012

“Alberto Rey”
Northeastern Seminary
at Robert Wesleyan College
Rochester, New York
January 23 – March 23, 2012

Then and Again:
Faculty/Alumni Invitational Exhibition
Marion Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, New York
October 22 – November 22, 2011

Evolution | Revolution:
Buffalo Arts Studio’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition
Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, New York
October 1- December 23, 2011
More information at:http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150283421394962&set=a.10150283416609962.341650.21548299961&type=1

La Colección: [I+E]2
Centro de Arte
Caja de Burgos
Burgos, Spain
January 28 – May 1, 2011
More information at: cabdeburgos.com

Jorge Luis Borges: Encuentro del Arte Visual con la Ficcion/ Visual Art’s Encounter with Fiction
June 22 – July 30, 2010
Universidad Católica Argentina – Puerto Modero
El Pabellón de las Bellas Artes
Buenos Aires, Argentina
More information at: uca.edu.ar
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Exhibition catalog

Alberto Rey: Selections from the Studio
March 6 – May 9, 2010
The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History
311 Curtis Street, Jamestown, New York
Opening Reception/Artist Talk: March 27, 7-9pm
Workshop: Saturday, April 10, 1-4 pm – Workshop: “Sketchbook Development: Roger Tory Peterson, Alberto Rey, and You”
More information at:  rtpi.org