UB Rugby alumni Alberto Rey (UB 85-87) is working on a complex environmental art project in Nepal, the Bagmati River Arts Project.
The project includes paintings, water data from the Bagmati River, a book about the project, a documentary and artwork by Nepalese artists whose attention focuses on issues related to the Bagmati River.
The project also features an exhibition at the Siddhartha Art Gallery at Barbar Mahal Revisited in Kathmandu opening on November 20th, 2016.
The documentary and book can be viewed on the project's web site at http://www.bagmatiriverartproject.com/. Soft cover and limited edition copies of the book are also available at the site.
Rey is a Distinguished Professor at SUNY Fredonia, an Orvis endorsed fly fishing guide, and the founder/director of Children in the Stream, a youth fly fishing program. His artwork has been in approximately two hundred exhibitions and is in the permanent collections of twenty museums in the United States and Europe.