Free poster giveaway in Union Square, NYC
Completed “The Ballad of Tony the Tiger” 20” X 30” original collage
“An Artist's America ” completed & in design phase
Eleanor Roosevelt High School East 76th Street (First & York Ave) NYC. Exhibition of prints, student exhibition based on Albert's collage work, presentation to students & poster giveaway
Sir Real on Tour: Boston/Cambridge Juice tasting/poster giveaway events at 5 Whole Foods locations (Cambridge (Prospect), River Street, Charles River Plaza, Fresh Pond, Wellesley Hills)
Workshop/Assembly at Greenbrook Elementary School Kendall Park, NJ
Feb 14 –late May
Cosi Larchmont, NY changed the exhibition to Pop Cubism: 15 works of art
Sir Real on Tour Boston-Juice tasting & poster Giveaway events Whole Foods (Fresh Pond, Brighton, Bedford, Woburn, River Street (Cambridge), Framingham )
4 new smaller size prints (Red Apple Man, 1994 (3rdprinting), Lemon Man, 1995 (2nd printing), Puerto Rican Flag, 2007 and Skull, 2006)
Puerto Rican Flag, collage created in 2006, printed in 2007
Skull (Mortality), collage created in 2006, printed in 2007
Artrageous benefit for foster kids, Metropolitan Pavillion West 19th Street NYC (4th time)
March 19 - June 4
8 week After-school Art program with 10 students at Mamaroneck Avenue School included collage, Sir Real juice tasting, drawing, coloring, photo collage, and art discussion
Sir Real approved for Whole Foods Mid-Atlantic region 25 locations. Need to get into distribution UNFI
Earth Fair Grand Central events in Vanderbilt Hall,On Vanderbilt Ave. poster Sir Real Drawing and Coloring workshop, Modern Pop Art show of posters and free poster & postcard giveaway.
The Trove at the White Plains Public Library Collage Workshop and poster giveaway as part of theEarth day week celebrations
Sir Real introduces a fresh* Blood Orange Juice in a 32 oz bottle. *flash pasteurized/refrigerated.
Artrageous Gala event & art auction to benefit the Edwin Gould Services for Children & families 'All You Need is Love' collage sold for $2,250.00
Puerto Rican Day Parade, NYC photographed by Robin Tucker, gave out hundreds of the new Puerto Rican Flag collage prints at parade including to Ricky Martin, NY Governor Elliot Spitzer, and Edward Cardinal Egan, the Archbishop of New York who sent a Thank You note dated June 12.
Photos by Artist/Photographer Robin Tucker, June 2007.
Museum Mile : Made brief unofficial appearance near The Jewish Museum before the heavy rain came pouring down (and was asked to leave by the police!)
Modern Pop Art Show on the street SoHo , corner of Houston & Crosby Sts. Free Poster Giveaway.
July 6- late August
High Street Grill Restaurant Mt. Holly, NJ Modern Pop Art Show: 14 works of Art (A Retrospective) Worked with owner Nancy.
August 2007 Washington DC
August 13-Sept 30 Exhibition of 14 original works of art at the Boston Children's Museum, Boston, Mass. Cereal box collage workshop on August 22nd. Working with Bridget Matros during Green Month (Aug) and Collage month (Sept)
August 22, 2007 Addressing a group at his exhibition
Leading a Collage workshop as part of BCM's "Green Month"
August 27 Cosi Mt.Kisco, NY Art Installation, 21 works of art
September 10 Cosi New Rochelle, NY Quaker Ridge Road 21 works of art
September 25 Montefiore Medical Center Bronx,NY Permanent Art Installation, 7 works of art including unique Coke/Diet Coke art work in reception area.
late September Completed new 20" X 30" collage, "The Preamble"
October Teaching various art classes in the fall at the Mamaroneck Avenue School & the Art Center of NJ in Summit,NJ
October 26 Assembly for "Make A Difference Day" Spoke to a group of over 200 eighth grade students & their teachers about the connection between Art & Recycling at the H.C. Chittenden School Armonk, NY
Fall Several Sunday afternoon appearances, Modern Pop Art Show & Free Poster Giveaway in
front of the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC Oct-Dec
November Cosi Purchase Street Rye, New York 14 works of art
Cosi Livingston, NJ 7 works of art
Cosi Morristown, NJ 7 works of art
December completed 20" X 30" collage, "The First Day"
Cosi Darien, Connecticut 14 works of art
Cosi Greenwich, Connecticut 14 works of art
Cosi Stamford, CT High Ridge Rd 21 works of art
Cosi Stamford, CT Town Center Mall (10th location) 14 works of art
'Reduce Reuse Recycle' for Armonk/Byram Hills Schools 'Make A Difference' project
mid- February 2008 "Animalism" print with postcards published edition of 1000.
January 31 Greenwich Country Day School Greenwich, CT guest visitor for "Focus The Nation" Day. Assemblies & workshop. Created original collage for the school entitled, "Cognitio Ludus Mores".
March 9-11 NY Restaurant Show Javitz Center at Riviera Produce booth debuted new Sir Real canvas tarps, sampled juices, displayed new organic Produce line.
Pictured with Ben Friedman, President of Riviera Produce Englewood, NJ
showing the new Sir Real line of FARM FRESH PRODUCE
Produce News March 17 blurb about Sir Real, photograph with Ben Friedman, President of Riviera Produce
April 1 Chestnut Ridge Middle School Art Seminar for 14Art Teachers East Ramapo School District.
April 5 The Early Show Channel 2 CBS 10 second spot, spoke about Gettysburg Address
April 5,6 Wall Street Journal write up An Artist's America by Meghan
April 18, 19 Earth Fair 2008, Grand Central Terminal Vanderbilt Ave.
April Created original collage for Suburban carting Co. Briarcliff Manor, NY
April 26 Article in The Journal News Front Page Life & Style interview Linda Lombrosa
April 29, 2008 Lawrence High School guest speaker National Art Honor Society Inductee ceremony
April 29 'An Artist's America by Michael Albert' being published by Henry Holt & Co RELEASED!!
May 3rd The Trove at the White Plains Public Library Book Signing/Earth Day event.
May 10 Armonk Earth Day Fair & Sidewalk sale. Presented a new insulated canvas shopping bag featuring REDUCE REUSE & RECYCLE artwork created
May Blurb in North Castle Town Newsletter
May 29 Article by Linda Lombrosa from The Journal reprinted in White Plains EXPRESS front page (LoHud News)
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May 31 completed new 32" X 40" "Epic" work that took over 100 hours to complete,
"Map of the USA" (2008)
May 2008 "An Artist's America" featured in Children's Book of the Month Club catalog.
May 29,30 Quaker Ridge Elementary School International Art Festival, Assembly, collage workshop & creation of a 20" X 30" masterwork that took 30 hours to complete (12 hours at scool & 18 more hours at the studio) "Map of Westchester"
June 5 blurb in the New Canaan E*A*S*E page C3 Artist Brings Cerealism, Pop Artist to conduct Children's Collage workshop.
June 6 Article in the Scarsdale Inquirer (Scarsdale Schools) by Traci Dutton Ludwig, 'Snap! Crackle! And Pop! Art' "Artist Michael Albert takes Quaker Ridge to the Supermarket"
June 8 New Canaan Library, New Canaan, CT Book signing & Collage workshop. Books provided by Elm Street Books. Created an original collage which was given to the library, worked with Rose Marie Zaharek
June 28 NY Book Fair Central Park, NYC
June 30 Mamaroneck Public Library Book signing & collage workshop event.
July Article about Library event in Mamaroneck local newspaper
July 8,9,10 2008 The Strong National Museum of Play Rochester, NY Summer Programs
3 mornings of collage workshops, print exhibition & book signing
August 9 The Voracious Reader Bookstore Larchmont, NY Book signing event
September 7 Opening Iona College Brother Kenneth Chapman Gallery New Rochelle
Group Show Combustion: Art The Ignites. NY Times listing exhibited 7 original works
September 20, 2008 The Baum School of Art Allentown, PA Book Signing/ Collage Workshop
Moravian Book Store in Bethlehem, PA supplied the books
September 27, 2008 Sesame Reads Literacy Fair at P.S. 163 (97th Street & Amsterdam Ave) NYC
Collage Table, Gettysburg Address reciting, poster giveaway
September 28, 2008 The Boston Children's Museum Boston, Massachusettes Book Signing & Collage
workshop, "Green" Programs.
early October Opening One Man 2 month long Gallery Show at Palmer Art Larchmont, NY
October 3 Book event & Collage Workshop at Barnes & Noble Lincoln Square 66th & Broadway NYC
October 17 Opening Reception at Palmer Art Gallery Larchmont, NY
Pictured at the Palmer Art Gallery opening reception with the new "Map of Manhattan", 2008
with art teacher Steve Chaz (on right)
October 20 Article in Produce news, "Sir Real puts 'Art' into State of the Art" by Joel Gebet p.58
late October Completed "Map of Manhattan" 32" X 40" Original Collage
November 2, 2008 CMOM Children's Museum of Manhattan West 83rd Street NYC
Author series Book signing & collage workshop
November 6 Original 20 X 30" Collage "Map of Westchester, 2008" presented at Quaker Ridge
Elementary School in Scarsdale, NY created May-June 2008
It is now on permanent display there.
December 11 F.I.T. NYC Guest artist, Collage workshop & Seminar in Barbara Wenz's Packaging &
Design class. Special Poster Lottery for all 25 students.
December 16 Fleetwood Elementary School Chestnut Ridge, NY Assembly for 250 Second & Third
Graders who all created collages in my style working with art teacher Mike Bader.
December 22 Rye Reading Room Rye, NY Book signing & Collage Workshop.
December 2008 Featured in Food Emporium's TASTE magazine page "Gifted Artist"
This is the original cover art for Albert's book, "An Artist's America"
January 17 McNally Jackson Bookstore 52 Prince Street NYC
"Saturday Storytime" collage workshop & booksigning
January 27 Sts. John & Paul Catholic School Weaver Street Larchmont, NY part 1 of 2 part Art
Program Assembly 1-3pm
Feb 6 St. John &: Paul Catholic School Larchmont, NY part 2 of 2 part Art
program--Collage Workshops with 13 Classes
February 10-11 Wampus Elementary School Armonk, NY 2 day artist visit workshop & exhibition
Feb 13 St John & Paul Catholic School Larchmont, NY completed school visit & art pieces for auction
Feb 14 creation of Heart, 2009 after having an epiphony at Sts. John & Paul School Larchmonmt, NY
February 17 Teen Workshop & Booksigning at the Rye Free Reading Room Rye, NY
Feb. 18 Larchmont Public Library Book event & Collage workshop Larchmont, NY
Feb 20 "Map of Manhattan, 2008" Limitedition poster printed in edition of 3,000
March 2 International Art Expo, Jacob K. Javitz Center, NYC First time taking a booth at this
Art Trade Show (Booth # 2614)
Feb 28 The Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America (Fairfield/Westchester Chapter) Gala
Fundraiser the Ritz White Plains, NY Cover art for their catalogue, creation of a
Limitedition Giclee print titled "Courage" (edition of 49) & donation of original art
created at the Gala event 7-11pm (faces drawing 16" X 20")for this cause.
March 3 White Plains Public Library Presentation to Westchester librarians
March 21 Delaware Township, NJ ShopRite Art/Sir Real Juice Community Health event
Sergeantsville, NJ 10am-2pm
March-April Fairway Market Route 17North Fashion Mall Paramus, New Jersey Painted a "Faces Mural" of 6 canvases 30" X 30" and 30" X 40" mounted together by the checkout area of this, the highest volume food store in New Jersey. This mural took 5 weeks to complete.
March 28 NYPL Mott Haven Branch 321 East 140th Street Bronx, NY Book event/Collage Workshop 2pm *This was the first in a series of Library visits made in Spring/Summer 2009
April 1 Gershwin Hotel 7 East 27th Street Two person exhibition in the lobby and 3rd Floor of
this eclectic midtown hotel. Opening reception Wed April 15
April 3 Scarsdale Cabin, Scarsdale, NY 3rd Grade Brownie troop Girl Scouts Art Show featuring collages made in "the style of Michael Albert" Reception 7:30-9pm Attended this event with John & Jane Albert (a Brownie).
April 11 NYPL Children's Center Main Branch Book event & Collage Workshop with Betsy Bird at 42nd St & 5th Ave NYC 3-4pm
April 15 Opening Reception Gershwin Hotel NYC 2- person Art Show " Collages by Michael
Albert & Juan Carlos Pinta (collages made from Metro cards) 7-9pm
April 18 Bedford, NY Art Walk 11am-3pm Gave away posters in front of the Bedford Library.
Met Ralph & Ricky Lauren.
April 20 Little Tor Elementary School, New City/Clarkstown, NY Artist visit to 4th & 5th Grade
classes with Jennifer Bini Special Art & Poetry Workshop, 2- 1 hour sessions 9-11am
April 22 Whole Foods Ridgewood, NJ Earth day Sir Real Artist Appearance, Drawing workshop,
Juice sampling & poster giveaway. 3-4:30pm
April 23 US Dept. of Transportation Washington DC Sir Real Juice tasting, poster giveaway &
artist appearance 11am-2pm Gave copy of "An Artist's America" to the Secretary of transportation Pat La Hood.
April 24,25 Earth Fair Grand Central Terminal Annual 2-day environmental fair with Earth Day
New York --Sir Real Drawing Workshop, Modern Pop Art Show & Free poster
Giveaway 11am-5pm worked with Pamela Lippe
April 26 Shoprite Rt. 31 Flemington, NJ Earth Day Artist Appearance, Juice Sampling,
Sir Real Drawing/Coloring workshop and Poster Giveaway with R.N.
Susan Lang-Saponara 11am-4pm worked with Susan
April 29 NYPL Grand Concourse Bronx branch 155 East 173rd Street , Bx "An Artist's
America" Book Event & Collage Workshop, 4pm
April 30 Whole Foods Ridgewood, NJ Sir Real juice Tasting & Artist appearance on
"Tasting Thursdays"! worked with Ellie Spray
May 1 Power of One day Crittenden Middle School Armonk, NY Zero Wast initiative
presentation & art workshop with Diane Roth & Town Supervisor Reese Berman. Created
15" X 20" original Zero Waste collage for this environmental organization.
Whole Foods Montclair, NJ Sir Real Juice sampling, Artist appearance & poster giveaway
May 6 NYPL Hunts Point 877 Southern Blvd. Bronx, NY Book event & Collage Workshop 4pm
May 8 Weekday Nursery School North Ave New Rochelle, NY celebration/presentation "An American Pop Artist in our Midst" 9am worked with Marie Inzinna
May 9 NYPL Countee Cullen Branch 104 West 136th St. NYC Book event & Collage Workshop 2pm
May 11 NYPL 67th Street Branch 328 East 67th Street Upper East Side, Manhattan, NYC Book event & Collage Workshop 4pm
May 12 NYPL Jefferson Market Branch 425 Avenue of the Americas (9th Street) NYC Book event & Collage Workshop, 3:30pm
May 16 NYPL Edenwald Branch 1255 East 233rd Street Bronx, NY Book event & Collage Workshop, 2pm
May 19 Perelandra Natural Foods Remsen Street Brooklyn Heights, NY Sir Real Juice sampling & Artist appearance 11am-2pm worked with Adam
May 20 Whole Foods Market White Plains, NY Kids Tasting Fair: Art table & Sir Real juice sampling 8:30-11:30 am
May 21 NYPL Throgs Neck Branch, Bronx, NY Book event & Collage Workshop, 3:30pm
May 22 The German School White Plains, NY Collage Workshop & Artist visit to 2nd Grade class with Rosita 9-11am worked with Rosita Fugarino
June 5 Delevan Elementary at Pioneer Central School Delevan, NY All Day Arts Festival, Modern Pop Art Exhibition, Cereal Box Collage workshop & Artist visit 8am-3:30pm worked with Elizabeth Harrison
Delevan-Yorkshire Public Library Delevan, NY "An Artist's America" Author visit/talk & book signing 4-5pm
June 8 NYPL Parkchester Branch NYC "An Artist's America" book event & Collage workshop 3:30pm
June 9 Museum Mile Festival, 5th Avenue @ approx. 91st street, NYC Mr. Albert gave
away 1,000 FREE Posters at this Annual Arts festival. 5-9pm
June 10 NYPL Eastchester Branch NYC 3:30pm "An Artist's America" book event & collage workshop
June 13 Whole Foods Market White Plains, NY Local tasting fair--sampled Sir Real juices & ran a drawing & coloring workshop in the cafe 10am-2pm worked with Doreen & Anna
June 14 Inwood Hill Park Nature Center Upper Manhattan Cereal box collage event & fundraiser with homeschool educators Elizabeth Mayer & Ray DeAngelis 4-7pm
June 15 NYPL Belmont Branch 610 East 186th Street Bronx, NY "An Artist's America" book event & collage workshop 4pm
June 17 Bedford Village Free Library Bedford, NY Summer Reading Kickoff--Family Pop Art Night "An Artist's America" Author visit, Modern Pop Art Show & collage workshop 7-9pm
June 18 NYPL Woodlawn Heights Branch 4355 Katonah Ave Bronx, NY "An Artist's America" book event & collage workshop 4pm
July 1 NYPL Grand Concourse Branch, Bronx, NY "An Artist's America" book event & collage workshop 3pm
July 3 Whole Foods Market Fresh Pond (Alewife Parkway) Boston, MA All Day Sir Real juice sampling & artist appearance/poster giveaway Noon-7pm Worked with Dave in Produce
July 7 Rye Free Reading Room Rye, NY Author/Artist visit & Collage workshop and Sir Real drawing workshop program "Get Creative at the library" 6pm worked with Donna Harvey
July 8 Ossining Library Ossining, NY "An Artist's America" artist/author event & workshop 2pm-4pm worked with Marci & Sally
July 9 Whole Foods Market Manhasset, Long Island, NY location Sir Real " Local Vendor" Artist appearnce & juice sampling 11am-3pm worked with Felice Kaufman
July 9 Ardsley Public Library Ardsley, NY (Westchester Cty) "An Artist's America" artist/author event & workshop 5pm (85 kids) worked with Marianne & Angela
July 10 NYPL Kips Bay Manhattan Branch, 446 Third Ave NYC 3:30pm "An Artist's America" book event & collage workshop worked with Debbie
July 13 NYPL Mulberry Branch 10 Jersey Street , NYC "An Artist's America" book event & collage workshop 4pm Susie
July 14 Hendrick Hudson Free Library Montrose, NY An Artist's America Author/Artist visit created original bookmark like collage & photo collage of the unique building for the library as a gift
July 15 Tuckahoe Public Library "An Artist's America" 2 part collage workshop program Adult/Children worked with Ellen Tannenbaum
July 16 NYPL Spuyten Duyvil Branch Riverdale, Bronx, NY An Artist's America" book event & collage workshop
July 22 NYPL Columbus Branch 10th Ave & 523nd Street NYC An Artist's America book event & collage workshop program
July 23 Chappaqua Public Library Chappaqua, NY 2- part Artist/Author visit & workshops; Children & Teens with Zahra Baird
July 25 Greenwich Public Library Greenwich, CT 2 part Artist/Author visit & workshops Dierdre Sullivan
July 31 NYPL Bronx Library Center An Artist's America artist/author visit & collage workshop
August 6 NYPL Mott Haven branch Bronx, NY return visit--worked with Lauren
August 19 NYPL Van Cortland Branch Bronx, NY An Artist's America artist/author visit & collage workshop program
August 29 Scarsdale Cabin Brownies & Girls Scout Pop Art Workshop event Collage workshop & poster giveaway
September 2-November 2 Boston Children's Museum Boston, MA Group Exhibition "I See Trees" 5 original collages displayed: 4 "Brandscapes" & the famous poem "I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree..." by Joyce Kilmer framed in Bob Mazzola's handmade wooden frame
September 9 "I See Trees" opening reception in Boston Children's Museum (worked with Chris DeAngelis, Bridget Matros, Gail Ringel)
September created Bar Mitzvah invitation artwork for Jerome Garcia Friedman, son of friends Ben & Sharyn Friedman of Bedford, NY
September 12 Whole Foods Market Fresh Pond Cambridge, MA Sir Real artist visit & Sir Real juice tasting
September 13 Traveling Modern Pop Art Show & Free Poster Giveaway 3-7pm Brooklyn Heights
September 15 NY Times CityRoom Blog "That's One Big Map of M-A-N-H-A-T-T-A-N" by Jenny 8. Lee
September 27 WCBS AM radio 880 interviewed by Westchester based correspondent Catherine Cioffi at home/studio on Friday Sept 25--a short human interest segment about local artist mentioning cereal box collages & exhibits at 9 local Cosi restaurants. The segment was on the radio several times of the course of the day which was also the day the NY Yankees clinched their division and the game was played in it's entirety on this station
October 1-31 Scarsdale Public Library One Man Show & Book events 35 artworks exhibited
October 3 Eco-Fair at The Anderson School PS 334 NYC Columbus Ave & 77th Street- short appearance until the rain came--collage workshop & poster giveaway
October 5 Long Island Children's Museum Uniondale, L.I. Performers showcase for Nassau County Librarians 8am-Noon met many librarians & gave out many posters
October 7 D'Agostino Supermarket Lexington Ave & 76th Street NYC -Sir Real juice sampling & poster giveaway Noon-2pm
October 8 Scarsdale Public Library (Thurs) 4-5:30pm Artist talk & exhibition walk through
October 10 Scarsdale Public Library Sat Open Reception & Collage workshops from 11am- 4pm.
October 22 The Woman's Club of White Plains Art Show- entered one artwork, "The First Day" 20 X 30 original collage
October AOL corporation headquarters on Astor Place in NYC framing posters to display in their executive area (neighbor Ed Vizoskie connection), NY Law School on Worth Street NYC displaying MA art in newly renovated Teacher's Lounge and classrooms (met on street Sept 13), PVH fashion company displaying posters in their executive area (Signmasters/Sid Edwards- connection)
October 23 BOCES Technical High School Yorktown Heights, NY -spoke to 2 classes of Adevertsing Art & Design students from numerous districts from 8am-10am about art, business & process. Worked with Sandra Garofalo.
October 24 Greenwich Country Day School Greenwich, Ct Collage workshop & Artist visit 5-6:30pm for their 350.org event
October 29 Freedom's Feast Dinner Plate art event with the Children's Museum of Manhattan --designed a plate to be displayed in November/December
November 5 Eleanor Roosevelt HS East 76th Street NYC Artist visit/talk & workshop with art teacher Susan Ettinger (evening event)
November 13 Eleanor Roosevelt HS Artist talk & Collage workshops with several classes 11am- 1pm
November 17 Race Brook School Orange, CT Artist school visit & program 4th graders 8am-Noon
November 18 Brooklyn Public Library Main branch 10:30 am "An Artist's America" Book event --presentation to 50 Fifth graders from Park Slope. All got a copy the book, there was a raffle of a set of posters for the students & we discussed Art for 2 hours. Worked with Deloris McCullough
November 19-December 30 Matted LIC One Man gallery show 4636 Vernon Blvd. Long Island City --Debuted "Greetings from Long Island City" artwork created for Matted LIC owners, David & Donna Drimer Opening reception Nov. 19 6-8pm--recital of The Gettysburg Address 7pm. Sold "Revolutionary idea" (Female Mt. Rushmore, created January 2009)
November 19 Recited The Gettysburg Address on WBAI 99.5 FM radio with Hugh Hamilton at 4:45pm
December 30 Katonah Public Library Katonah, NY "An Artist