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2017


2017 Annual Contemporary Art Survey, The Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO

(Juror: Zoe Larkins, Associate Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO)


Art Encounters National Competition 2017, Frederick O. Watson Gallery, von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL

(Jurors: Alejo Benedetti, Curatorial Assistant, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AK; Jade Dellinger, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery Director, Fort Myers, FL ; and Mallory O’Connor, Professor of Art History, Emerita, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL)


One Bare Foot Square Group Exhibit, Faculty of Fine Art Gallery , Ratchapat University, Chiang Rai, Thailand


Saatchi Collection New This Week 1-30-2017, Curated by Rebecca Wilson, Chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory at Saatchi Art, www.SaatchiArt.com


2016


It's Nature's Way, Frederick O. Watson Gallery, von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL

30th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibit, Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL

One Bare Foot Square Group Exhibit, Outsider Art Ateliers, de Hermitage, Amsterdam, Holland

Celebrate Israel, It's Culture, People and Innovation, Mercato, Naples FL


2015


Florida Contemporary 2015 Exhibition, Baker Museum, Artis-Naples, Naples, FL

Valdosta National 2015, VSU Art Gallery, Valdosta, GA

29th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibit, Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL

Shangri-La Art Gallery, Bonita Springs, FL


2014

“This is My Life: Artists Reveal Themselves in Their Work," Three Artist Exhibit,  Frederick O. Watson Gallery, von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL

The Sketchbook 2014 Tour
WNY Book Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
Syracuse University Art Galleries, Syracuse, NY
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
Galerie F, Chicago, IL
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Santa Fe Institute of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM
Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY
Norman Arts Council, Norman, OK
Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria, Austin, TX
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX
Goat Farm Art Center, Atlanta, GA
Ashville BookWorks, Ashville, NC

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ
www.sketchbookproject.com/library/15023


50th Founders Juried Exhibition, von Liebig Art Center, Naples FL (Juror: Erin Wright, Curator at Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA)
Flor 500, a participatory art project by Xavier Cortada, Main Gallery, Florida Gulf Coast University Art Complex, Fort Myers, FL

Small Art, Big Impact, Manhattan Arts International, New York, NY 2013


2013


Small Art, Big Impact, Manhattan Arts International, New York, NY
Moments, Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, FL
Art of Playing, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers, FL
Words, Signs, and Symbols, von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL
SW Florida Lives, Howl Gallery, Fort Myers, FL
FLOR 500, South Regional Library, Naples, FL
Mask, Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL

2012

State of Mind, Politics 2012, Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL
Celebration, Harborside Event Center, Fort Myers, FL
The Beat Goes On, Big Arts, Sanibel Island, FL

2011

Lost in Translation, Art Royale, Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL

2010

West Wing Gallery, Naples, FL
Atlantic Center for the Arts-Harris House Gallery, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Wit Gallery, Lenox, MA
Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL
Von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL
SW Florida Art League, Estero, FL
Big Arts, Sanibel Island, FL

2009

Hardcore Art Contemporary Space, Miami, FL
von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL
Six Degrees Gallery, Naples, FL
Florida West Art Gallery, International Design Center, Estero, FL
Southwest Florida International Airport, Fort Myers, FL
Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL

2008

Hardcore Art Contemporary Space, Miami, FL
Southwest Florida International Airport, Fort Myers, FL
Space 39, Fort Myers, FL
Arts for ACT, Fort Myers, FL
Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, FL
Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL

1995-2008


WIT Gallery, Lenox, MA
Gertrude White Gallery, Greenwich, CT
Vertical Gallery, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
Fourth Floor Gallery, Soho, New York, NY

National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY
Dariusz Gubala Gallery, New York, NY
Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES, VISITING ARTIST

Best in Show, Art Encounters National Competition 2017, Frederick O. Watson Gallery, von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL
(Jurors: Alejo Benedetti, Curatorial Assistant, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art; Jade Dellinger, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery Director; and Mallory O’Connor, Professor of Art History, Emerita, Santa Fe College)


WHAT IS THE CONNECTION BETWEEN YOU ECONOMICS ART THE ENVIRONMENT?, Creative Collaboration and Learning Experience, with Raymond Blaha, BA in Economics Candidate 2018 Come and participate in this fun and interactive, Black Box Theater, New College, Sarasota, FL, May 20, 2017

Sun Peak Center for Art and Sustainability Artist Residency, Colorado Springs, CO, August 2016


Visiting Artist, “Utilizing Text and Image,” Visual Poetics and Narratives Course, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, March 2013  


Second Place Award, Small Art- Big Impact Juried Exhibit, Manhattan Arts International, New York, NY, December 2013-February 2014  (Jurors: James Bacchi, ARtHaus Gallery, Edward Rubin, International Arts Writer, Curator, Artist, and Renée Phillips, Director, Manhattan Arts International.)

Best in Show/First Prize, The Art of Playing Juried Exhibit, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Ft Myers, FL, June 2013
(Jurors: Carl Schwartz, Artist, Terry Tincher, Tincture Gallery, and Kathy Robinson, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center )

Best in Show/First Prize, 2D 3D All Florida Juried Exhibit, Alliance for the Arts, Ft Myers, FL, June 2009 
(Juror: Morgan Lewis, Art Consultant, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs-Florida’s State Arts Agency)

Public Art Grant for 14 Piece Installation and Community Interactive Art Experience, “Lost in Translation,” Art Royale, Lee County Alliance for the Arts, Ft Myers, FL, November 2008

Honorable Mention, 2D 3D All Florida Juried Exhibition, Alliance for the Arts, Ft Myers, FL, June 2008
(Juror: Marc Mitchell, Director, Boston University Art Gallery)

Award of Merit, Art Focus Exhibit, Center for the Arts, Bonita, FL March 2008  (Juror: Ronald Bishop, Former Director, Robert Rauschenberg Gallery) 

Second Place Award, Brickel Key Art Show, Brickel Key, FL, March 2006


Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency, Johnson, VT, September 1995


TEACHING ARTIST

Oil and Acrylic Painting, Mixed-media Art, Pastel and Charcoal Drawing, Figure Drawing, Creative Thinking, Art Collecting, Private Groups, Edison College, von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL, Miromar Design Center, Estero, FL, Bonita Art League, Bonita Springs, FL, Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL, 2007-Present 


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Johnny Depp, Actor
Laurie Jennings, Channel 10 Anchor, Miami, FL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Art Mail Archives, Miami, FL
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., New York, NY
First Albany Corporation, New York, NY


“I find your art very Creative, Brilliant, and with Great Longevity with me.  Each time I look at your work it adds great pleasure to my life.  Since I purchased your work, I find it more interesting each day.  Having collected art for many years, I find your work a wonderful part of my collection.”----Caleb Steinberg


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


"Renée Rey  wins Best of Show in Naples Art Encounters 2017," Happenings Magazine, May 2017

“Naples Art Association presents awards for National Art Encounter competition,” Naples Florida Weekly,

March30-April 5, 2017
"Exciting Season for Naples Art Association," Life in Naples, October 2014

Yohanna de la Torre, “The Limitless Renée Rey,”  Gulf Coast Times, September 2014
Sandra Yeyati, “Defining Moment,” Focus of SWFL, November 2013
Amy Sowder, “Artist’s Work to Benefit Japan,” news-press, May 27, 2011
Chay Baxley, “Renée Rey, An Artistic Journey,” Focus of SWFL, September 2010 
“Renee Rey wins top honor at Alliance 2D-3D show,” Happenings Entertainment Magazine, July 2009
“Rey Art Wins First Place in All Florida Juried Exhibit,” NaplesNews.com, June 19, 2009
“Local Artist’s Work Accepted In Juried Exhibition,” The River Weekly News, May 29, 2009
“von Liebig Art Center,” The Banner, Saturday, January 10, 2009
“Darryl Pottorf featured artist at Arts for ACT event, Florida Weekly, November 5, 2008
“Symphony II, Three Musicians,” Naples Daily News, Friday, August 17, 2007
Liane Smith, "Artist blends music, art," The Arts Section, The Banner, August 11, 2007
Vanessa Garcia, “Wearable Art Work,” NY Arts, Vol. 11, No.5/6, May, 2006
Patricia Elizabeth Grell Yursik, “Instrumental Fashion Statement,” Miami New Times, February 23-March 1, 2006

ART EDUCATION

Graduate Courses Film and Computer Art, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (MBA Management, Concentration Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
Undergrad Courses Painting, Drawing, Performance Art, Westchester Community College Center for the Arts, White Plains, NY
Undergrad Courses in Drawing and Interior Design, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY (AAS Interior Design)
Undergrad Courses in Painting, Drawing, 3-D Design, The University at Albany, Albany, NY (BA Jewish Studies)

Art Students League, New York, NY