Reviews and Monographs

(articles written about artist’s work)


Will Elliott, “Helping fly fishing take flight” , Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY, March 21, 2015.

Gavin Paterniti, “RTPI To Host Annual ‘Children In The Stream’ Conference”, The Post Journal, Jamestown, NY, March 2, 2015.

Al Vaughters, “Debris Rack Keeps Scajaquada Creek free of larger Debris”, WIVB4, Buffalo, NY, April 21, 2015.

Melinda Miller, “New Cuba policy spurs mixed feelings in Cuban-Americans”, Buffalo News, Buffalo, New York, December 19, 2014.

Forrest Fisher, “Rod, Gun and Game: Time for Tributary Trout Encounters”, The Sun, Hamburg, NY, October 23, 2014.

Robert Plyler, “The Summer That Was”, Post-Journal, Jamestown, NY, October 11, 2014. C6.

Robert Plyler, “Nature Displayed Through Artistic Expression”, Post-Journal, Jamestown, NY, September 1, 2014.

Dan Telvock, “The Scajaquada is a Crippled Creek”, InvestigativePost, Buffalo, NY, July 17, 2014

Didomizo, Joseph, “Alberto Rey delves into deep Scajaquada truth”, Buffalo News, May 28, 2014, Buffalo, NY.

Dabkowski, Colin, “A torrent of water-based art at the Burchfield Penney – Professor’s paintings of Scajaquada Creek debut at Burchfield”, Buffalo News, May 28, 2014, Buffalo, NY.

Vega ,Youleidy, “Water” makes a splash at Burchfield Penney”,The Record, May 28, 2014, Buffalo, NY.

Schwab, Rebecca, “Swimming against the Current”, The Observer, April 6, 2014, Dunkirk, NY.

Foran, Jack, “Biological Realism”, ARTVOICE, Issue V13 n10, March 6, 2014, Buffalo, NY.

Licata, Elizabeth, “See It Now”, Buffalo Spree, March 2014, Buffalo, NY.

Dabkowski, Colin, “Stream Saver”, Buffalo News, February 13, 2014, Buffalo, NY.

“Biological regionalism: Alberto Rey, Year Long Observance of 100th Anniversary of the First Water regulations with new Exhibition”, Chautauqua Star, Dunkirk, NY, January 24, 2014.9.

Timón, M.Barrado, “El Videoartista Americano Alberto Rey Dona Varias Piezas al MEIAC”,, May 31, 2013, Badajoz, Spain.

“El MEIAC de Badajoz acoge la exposición ‘Biological Regionalism’ que reúne diez obras donadas por el artista Alberto Rey”, Europa Press, May 30, 2013, Badajoz, Spain

‘SUNY Fredonia’s Alberto rey to have solo video exhibition of his work in Spain”, The Observer, April 20,2013, Dunkirk, NY.

Mrozek, Paul, “Cuban-American artist Alberto Rey a stranger in two worlds”, The Daily News, October 11, 2012, Batavia, NY. 6aee-5a25-ba5d-80a0ad947984.html?mode=story

Phillips, Fred, “Fishing, fine art collide”, April 11, 2012, Monroe News Stars, Monroe, LA.

Croft, Margaret, “Going fishing for art tips”, Monroe News Stars, Monroe, LA.

“Learn about fishing, nature and art” with Alberto Rey, April 4, 2012, Monroe News Stars, Monroe, LA.

Lenox, Bob, “Rey Empasizes Natural Environments Through Artwork”,, April 12, 2012, KEDM Public Radio, Monroe, LA.

Licata, Elizabeth, “Gallery View: Down by the River”, Buffalo Spree, March 2012, Buffalo, NY.

Plyler, Robert, “Behold Nature’s Beauty”, The Post- Journal, March 17, 2012, Page C7, Jamestown, NY.

Quinlan, Linda, “Artist’s Works Depict Webster Scenes”, Webster Post,March 8, 2012, Page 6B, Webster, NY.

“That’s Entertainment: Professor Alberto Rey’s art to be on Display”, Observer, March 1, 2012, Dunkirk, NY.

“Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down”, The Post- Journal, February 25, 2012, Jamestown, NY.

Licata, Elizabeth, “ Hypnotics Aquatics at UB”, Buffalo Spree, May 2010, Page 30-31, Buffalo, NY.

Plyer, Robert, “ Painting of Alberto Rey”, Post Journal, March 27,2009, Page C7-8, Jamestown, NY.

“Trout, New Works by Alberto Rey”, Catskill Mountain Region Guide, Volume 24, Number 5, Hunter, NY, May 2009.

“Art Show Celebrates Biological Regionalism”, Catskill Mountain News, Volume 147, Number 42, Margaretville, NY, April 29.

“Exhibit Opening in Andes: Rey’s Paintings Featured”, The Daily Star, Oneonta,NY, April 29, 2009.

Cavallero, Emanuel, “Cuban Heritage, American Upbringing Marks Artist’s Work” The Chatauquan Daily, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY, July 20, 2007.

West, Shirley, “Sparking Youth Interest in Aquatic Life”, Observer, Dunkirk, NY.

Ondo, Jeremy, “Cuban-American artist Alberto Rey brings art to Case”, The Observer, Cleveland, OH, November 2, 2007

Hatfield, Sarah, “One Fish, Two Fish”, Jamestown Post Journal, Jamestown, NY, March, 2007.

“Earth Day Programs”, P/E/M Connections Magazine, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, March/April 2007.

“Back to Nature:Alberto Rey’s explorations take him to a spiritual places where art,culture and the environment converge” P/E/M Connections Magazine, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, January/February, 2007.

Emke, Ron, “Aquaman meets Fish of Steel”, Buffalo Spree, Buffalo, NY, November 2006.

Renner, Kyle, “Artist Explores Humanity’s Lost Connection With the Natural World”, The Chautauquan Daily, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY, July 30- 31, 2005.

Merkle, Karen Rene, “Ichthyologically Accurate”, Erie Daily News, Erie, PA, May 26, 2005.

Huntington, Richard, “ Exhibit of Regional Art has Big Range”, Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY, May 9, 2005.

Jacoby-Patronski, Juliana, “ Alberto Rey at Mid-Stream”, Buffalo Spree, Buffalo, NY, April, 2005.

Proulx, Suzanne, “Piscatorial Investigations”, ARTSCOPE, Erie, PA, Volume 7, Number 1, 2005.

Licata, Elizabeth, “Uncharted Waters”, Buffalo Spree, Buffalo, NY November 2004.

Nyhuis, Philip, “Piscatorial Investigations – Best of WNY 2002 – Time in Chautauqua”, Buffalo Spree, Buffalo, NY May/June, 2002.

Adams, Bruce, “Gone Fishing”, Buffalo News, Gusto, Buffalo, NY October 26- November

Chauncey, Andrea,” Pictorial stories from a far away land”, Lamron, Geneseo, NY October 19, 2000.

Huntington, Richard, “A Rey of light, There’s an icon-like quality to Big Orbit Gallery”, Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY December 17, 1999.

Jackson-Foresberg, Eric, “Review: Alberto Rey, My Private Addiction to Lies”. ARTVOICE, Buffalo, NY December 16-22,1999.

Plyler, Robert W.,”JCC’s Alberto Rey Art Show Challenges People’s Minds”. Post Journal, Jamestown, NY December 10,1999.

Huntington, Richard, “Artist is working things out”, Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY December 3, 1999.

Fox, Marilyn, “From old photographs, a Cuban creates identity”. Reading Times/Eagle, Reading, PA November 1, 1997.

Hill, Sherri, “Alberto Rey: New Works”. Sarasota Arts Review, Sarasota, FL. February, 1997.

Pignataro, Todd, “Creating a gallery of memories”. Dunkirk Observer, Dunkirk, NY February 15th, 1997.

Altabe, Joan. “Solitary boats are powerful visual metaphor”. Sarasota Herald- Tribune, Ticket, Sarasota, FL. January 10-16, 1997.

Black, Ophelia. “The year of living dangerously: Balsas and Madonnas”, Sarasota Arts Review, Sarasota, FL. January 1997.

Moncada, Atriana. “El pincel, la lente, el cincel”. Uno mas Uno, Mexico City, Mexico. March 18, 1996.

Federica Simon Miguel .”Memoria: Trabajos de Alberto Rey”. MEDCOM, Mexico City, Mexico. Volume 50, March 1996.

“Alberto Rey en el Museo Schneider”. El Espectador, Medford, OR. September 1995.

Courian, Christi and Arosteguy, Elena. “Realism to Abstraction: Artist display work in SOSC galleries.” The Siskiyou, Ashland, OR. September 25, 1995.

Shea, Stephanie, “Artist explores his past through creation of ‘cultural icons’ “. Ashland Daily Tidings, Ashland, OR, September 1995

Huntington, Richard. “Reality Bites: Painter Rey challenges our habits of perception”. Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY. May 19, 1995.

Worden, John. “Acts of devotion-Alberto Rey creates his Cuban Heritage in paintings of the mundane, monumenta”. Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, NY. October 20th, 1993.

Huntington, Richard. “ Rey’s art, too beautiful for its own good?”, Buffalo News,
Buffalo,NY. September 30th,1992

Huntington, Richard. “ The Persistence of Memory”, Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY; November 2, 1990.

Silver, Joanne. “Painters’ Object is to Examine the Symbols”, Boston Herald,
Boston, MA; August 17,1990.

Sherman, Mary. “Summer Surprises on South Street”, Boston Globe, Boston, MA:August 2, 1990.

Temin, Christine. “Perspectives”, Boston Globe, Boston, MA; April 13,1989.

Silver, Joanne. “Gallery Scene”, Boston Herald, Boston, MA; April 7, 1989.

Temin, Christine. “Romance is in the Galleries”, Boston Globe,
Boston, MA; March 23, 1989.

Netsky, Ron. “Fresh Look at Expressionism”, Democrat and Chronicle,
Rochester, NY; June 7, 1987.

Huntington, Richard. “ Modernism Resist Fusion with Rey’s Personal Symbols”, Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY; May 8, 1987

“Performance Installation”, Evening Observer, Dunkirk- Fredonia, NY; May 7,1987.

Giordano, Chris.”At El Museo”, Articles, Buffalo, NY; Spring 1986, Volume II. Boehm, Margo. “ Rey and his Images ‘float above’ Memories”, Monroe Doctrine, Rochester, NY; December 8, 1986.

(articles written which include the artist’s work as part of an invitational or juried group exhibition)

Singer, Alan, “Art and Engineering & Biennal”, (A Dialog about Contemporary Art in Western New York), September 2, 2010.

Dabkowski, Colin, “Trash Talk”, Gusto/ Buffalo News, April 30-May 7, 2010, Buffalo, NY.

Dabkowski, Colin, “Water works”, Buffalo News, March 12, 2010, Buffalo, NY.
Foran, Jack, “WATERWAYS”, ARTVOICE, March 25 – 31, 2010, Page 13, Buffalo, NY.

Garcia Cano, Regina, “Art Exhibit Displays ‘Cuban Connection’ ”, The Chautauquan Daily, August 20, 2009, Page 2, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY.

Bannon, Anthony, “A Valuable Window to Cuba”, The Chautauquan Daily, July 4, 2009, Page 13, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY.

Dabkowski, Colin, “ Shock and Awe: Exhibits Large in Scope Make for an Engaging Show”, Buffalo News, April 22, 2009, Buffalo, NY.

Low, Stuart, “New Burchfield Penney Art Center shows that Buffalo has more than the Bills”, Democrat Chronicle, December 7, 2008, Rochester, NY.

Gurney, James, “Art at SUNY Fredonia: The art school at the Stae University of New York is an undiscovered gem.”,, November 14, 2007. fredonia.htm.

“New works by each of Chace-Randall’s permanently exhibiting artists featured”, Catskill Mountain News, Weekly, Arkville, NY, November,2007.

Larabee, Mark, ” Boost for Backcountry Lawyers”, The Oregonian, Portland,OR, September 21, 2007.

Miokovic, Alex and Nickisher, Heidi, ” Buffalo Bound: Four Art Shows That Are Worth The Drive”, City Newspaper, Rochester, NY, July 26, 2007.

Sheehan, Nancy, ” An island apart: Holy Cross gallery exhibit explores Cuban-American art”, Telegram & Gazette, Worchester, MA, January 26, 2007.

Keltz, Jessica, ” Seminar to Focus on Cuban-American artists and writers”, Reporter, University of Buffalo, NY, Volume 37, Number 34, Thursday,May 25, 2006.

Huntington, Richard, “Adds up”, Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY, May 2, 2006.

Huntington, Richard, “Stroke of cooperative genius enlivens massive showcase”, Buffalo, News, Buffalo, NY , May 15, 2005.

“Local Biennale in Upstate New York”, Artnet News,, April 19, 2005.

Huntington, Richard, “Art of regionalism”, Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY, April 10,2005.

Stucchio, Chris, “A Tourist in Allenown”, Buffalo Spree, Buffalo, NY, September/ October 2005.

Gaasch, Cynnie and Jackson-Forsberg, Eric, ” From Nature to PSYCHOBABBLE – Beyond/ In Western New York bridges the region”,ARTVOICE, Buffalo, NY, May 26, 2005.

Licata, Elizabeth, “ A Beyond/ In Western New York Report Card (So Far)”, Buffalo Spree, Buffalo, NY, April 2005.

Huntington, Richard, “The Art of Regionalism”, Buffalo News, Buffalo, New York, April 10, 2005.

“Art on the Hyphen: Cuban-American Artitsts of Western New York State”, Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY, Winter 2005.

Licata, Elizabeth, ” Hyphens “R” Us”, Buffalo Spree, Buffalo Spree, Buffalo, NY;January- February, 2005.

Gaasch, Cynnie, “Hyphenated Realities: The Cuban American Duality”, Artvoice, January 20-26, 2005.

Huntington, Richard, “The Cuban Connection”, Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY,January 9, 2005.

Mitchell, Steve, “TRIMANIA!”, Artvoice,Buffalo, NY: March 14, 2002.

Licata, Elizabeth, “ A Setting Worthy of its Collection”, Buffalo Spree, Buffalo, NY: March/April, 2002

Ormond, Mark, “Artists collage and box their ideasat the Mira Mar”, Pelican Press, Sarasota, FL: January 17, 2002.

Bannon, Anthony, “Nine Artists Interpret their Ideas in an Exhibition on the “Natural World” , Chautauquan Daily, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY: July 21-22, 2001.

Gregg, Gail, “The Unconventional Convention, The College Art Association’s annual conference…”, ARTnews, New York, NY April 2000.

McQuaid, Cate, “Viewing the Caribbean, in darkness and light”, Boston Globe, Boston, MA; April 16, 1999.

Montminy, Judith, “Art Center show widens its world view”, Boston Globe, Boston, MA; March 21, 1999.

Nelson, Roberta, “Cuban Art Exhibit Celebrates Diverse and Passionate Culture”, Bradenton Herald, Brandenton, FL; September 20, 1998

Cotter, Holland,“One Museum, Five Shows and a Million Lives and Passions”, New York Times, New York, NY; August 14,1998.

Tranberg, Dan, “Wide Open Places”, Cleveland Free Times, Cleveland, OH; July 8-14,1998.

Litt, Steven, “Breaking the boundaries of the regionalism”, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH; July 5,1998.

Huntington, Richard, “Getting Crafty”, Buffalo News, Buffalo,NY; June 28,1998.

Huntington, Richard, “Regional Forecast”, Buffalo News, Buffalo,NY; June 12,1998.

Zimmer, William, “Echoes of the Cuban Cultural Experience”, New York Times, New York, NY; February 2, 1997.

“Cuban American art exhibit opens at Walsh”, Fairfield Citizen News, Fairfield, CT; January 10, 1997.

Bell, Stephen. “Seats of Power”, Buffalo News Magazine, Buffalo, NY; September 22,1996

“Visitan el Corredor de la Roma”. Reforma, Mexico City, Mexico. March 31, 1996.

Harrison, Helena A.”Views of Cultures, Exotic and Near Home”. New York Times, New York, NY. April 17,1994.

Lipson, Karin. “Defining Latino Artists by Works, Not Culture”. Newsday, New York, NY. April 15,1994.

Crowley, Matthew. “ It will make you think”. The Post-Star, Albany, NY. January 20,1994.

Huntington, Richard. “ Art without an edge ‘In Western New York,’ little nastiness”, Buffalo News, Buffalo,NY. May 16th, 1993.

Darling, Reg. “ Art at JCC’s Forum Gallery shows lighter side of artists”, Warren Times, Warren, PA. May 1992.

Donovan, Pat. “Assemblage of Aesthetics: In Western New York 1991”, Art Voice, Buffalo, NY; Volume 2, Issue 10, May 15-18,1991.

Huntington, Richard. “Expressions Free of our Boundaries”, Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY; May 12, 1991.

Licata, Elizabeth. “Personal Territory – Small Show, Wide Terrain”, Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY; May 24, 1991.

Zamora, Jim Herron. “Christo’s Umbrellas – Farm Workers…”, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA; October 7, 1991.

Meyer, Jennifer. “Spiritualism and emotion”, The Leader, Fredonia, NY; November 5, 1990.

Netsky, Ron. “Fresh Look at Expressionism”, Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, NY; June 7, 1987.

“Adams Gallery Hosts 3-Man Exhibition”, ARTIFACTS, Jamestown, NY; May 1987.

Netsky, Ron. “Artists Pick the Artists”, Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, NY; July 13, 1986.

“Artists’ Choices”, City Newspaper, Rochester, NY; July 3, 1986.

Lux, Heidi. “Artists Choose Artists – Personal Style Adds Spice to Show”, Times Union, Rochester, NY; July 1986

Huntington, Richard. “Persona’ Conjures Triad of Dubious Emotional Intensity”, Buffalo News,
Buffalo, NY; February 26, 1986.

Netsky, Ron. “Expressionism the Watchword of the 1980’s”, Democrat and Chronicle,
Rochester, NY; June 8, 1985

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