Art is Zen New Hope, PA sold original collage “Truth, Justice & the American Way”
2 new limitedition posters & 6 X 9 postcards Produced; “The Pledge of Allegiance” and “Five Dollar Bill: Portrait of Lincoln” editions of 1000
Artrageous Benefit event at The Metropolitan Pavillion, NYC . Create art with Foster kids. Finished Sir Real Lemon Man Wax Oil drawing with drawings on index cards colored in by participating kids at White plains studio in April.
Maughum School Tenafly, NJ workshop with 5th Grade Class. Created a collage with the class based on Friendship, “To have A Friend One Must Be A Friend” which was the class’s gift to the school. Finished the piece on 31305.
Introduce new Sir Real 32 oz wrap-around labels for Organic Orange Juice & Tangerine Juice.
Introduce new Sir Real 16 oz wrap around Labels for Organic OJ & Tangerine Juice
Children’s Museum of Manhattan Fundraiser, Javitz Center, NYC. Sir Real Coloring Book Workshop & poster giveaway. Tangerine Juice tasting.
Collage workshop at Glen Ridge School, NJ As part of Earth Day Celebrations. Worked with Sharon Savino (our dental hygenist)
April 22, 23
Earth Day Earth Fair event at Grand Central Terminal Poster giveaway & Sir Real Coloring Book workshop.
Completed an original “Epic” 32” X 40” collage construction that took 6 months to complete, “The Signing of the Declaration of Independence”
Maugham School Tenafly ,NJ worked with Art teacher Angie Mikula Arts festival, unveiling of collage project with graduating 5th grade class, art demonstration, postcard giveaway & meet with students & their parents.
Artist Appearance/Poster signing Sir Real Juice tasting at Whole Foods Edgewater, NJ
Limitedition printing of new Giclee (60” X 40”) editionof 49 and poster/postcard, “The Signing of the Declaration of Independence” edition of 1500.
Auction for Artrageous, Sir Real Lemon Man drawing with collage sells for $1,700.
Art to the Avenue, Greenwich, CT. “Greatest Hits Poster Show” 14 posters displayed at Coldstone Creamery 79 W.Putnam Ave. Greenwich. Albert creates Sir Real artwork on ice cream cake with Oreo pieces & M&M’s. Opening night May 5, Tommy Hilfiger shows up taking his daughter for ice cream! Meet the artist 12-2pm, Sat May 14.
Original SirReal Coldstone cake design by M.Albert
Sir Real Organic Farm Fresh Produce items (Organic Fruits & Vegetables) introduced. All Organic Snow Peas, Snap peas, Red Baby Potatoes, Baby Yukon Gold Potatoes, Green Beans, Green & Red Grapes, and Cherries. Packaging produced & preliminary samples shown to various buyers in the industry who “liked it”.
Museum Mile event, stationed at the Guggenheim gave out & signed 400+ posters & invitation giveaway. (5-9pm)
Collage Workshop 6 Kindergarten classes , The Belle Harbor School, Far Rockaway, NY worked with Franca & Karen Sullivan.
Two Man Show RECENT WORKS presented by Sir Real James Delavega & MichaelAlbert Galleria on 3rd 529 Third Ave New York City, Opening took place Friday June 10 from 6-9pm.
Westchester Arts Council workshop Collages & Sir Real Drawing: Take Your Pick with Juice sampling: at the Arts Exchange in White Plains.
completed 20” X 30” original collage, “My Country ‘Tis of Thee”.
Meet the Artists James Delavega & Michael Albert at ArtisZen, New Hope, PA
LaGuardia Place Pediatrics 2nd show
17 works of art including some early wax oil drawings.
UNION MARKET Park Slope Brooklyn Modern Pop Art Show, 14 framed posters
Started painting “Faces” Mural in Fairway 74th Street & Broadway in newly expanded Organic section. Arranged by Paul Weiner. A black on white painting of portraits of hundreds of (more than a thousand) faces of Fairway customers, workers, and made-up faces. Many ‘models’ who posed to be on “The Wall” received FREE prints as a gift for participating. Continued working on this project for remainder of 2005 & was 90% done by January 2006.
Printed 4 new limitedition posters in an 11” X 17” size format at Signmasters, Inc.; The Number Pi (2005), from ‘I Am The Walrus’ (2004), The Empire State Building (2000), and ‘An Artist’s America’ title page (2005)
Made numerous “Artist Appearances/ Sir Real Juice Demos” where with the purchase of one bottle of juice customers could choose a limitedition MichaelAlbert print as a FREE gift. These demos took place at key accounts around the NY Metro area including Whole Foods (Edgewater, NJ, Red Bank, NJ, Madison, NJ, NYC (Union Square, Chelsea, and Columbus Circle), Greenwich, CT, and White Plains, NY, Jericho, L.I., NY) Fairway Market Uptown, several Kings Supermarkets, And Gourmet Garage.
Sir Real Organic Apple Cider back on store shelves, Sir Real Ruby Red Grapefruit (conventional) 32 & 16 oz introduced & 64 oz new label.
Artist Appearance & poster giveaway & signing ArtisZen Arts, New Hope, PA with James DelaVega.
Warren Hills High School, Warren New Jersey “Modern Pop Art Show” in the School library & “School Visit-Talk -Question & Answer” with 3 classes (240 students)
Hamilton School Greenwich, Connecticut. Led three After-School workshops with elementary school students (1st through 4th grades) per arrangement with the Greenwich Arts Council. (1+½ hours each)
Commissioned to create 4 artworks for Young & Rubicam Worldwide Advertsing Agency division, Brand Asset Valuator. (Words 15 X 20), Logos (etude 15 X 20), Faces (several 9 X 12 drawings), BAV (several small collages), and ‘Brand Asset Valuator’ Home Page for power point Presentation (8 X 10). 10K
New Limitedition print, “Portrait of An American Classic: Frosted Flakes #1 (3-30-96)”. Printed at Signmasters. Edition 2000.
ArtisZenArts arranges for Soho Tom’s River Gallery in Tom’s River, NJ to start carrying “ MA’s Modern Pop Art limitedition prints.
Sir Real Organic Orange Juice debuts at Roche Bros./Sudbury Farms Markets in Boston area. Sir Real Organic produce deal revived with Riviera Produce & East/West.
Commissioned by Steve Smith of Tazo Tea to create an original 20” X 30” collage for departing Tazo packaging designer, Steve Sandstrom. Entitled, “Whose dream was’t?”, it was finished late Dec. & Shipped to Portland, Oregon Dec 27. 2.5K
Gave out several hundred “I Am The Walrus” prints at the scene of the 25th anniversary of John Lennon’s murder outside the Dakota in NYC.
Modern Pop Art Show in front of Bed Bath & Beyond (6th Ave & 19th Street) before Christmas Holiday on streets of NYC. (3 times: 12/17, 12/18 & 12/24)The deal was: $20 posters, 1stone is FREE! (No purchase necessary!)