Marcel Alcalá has had solo exhibitions at Night Gallery, Los Angeles; Mickey Gallery, Chicago; and Deli Gallery, Brooklyn. Their work has been featured in group shows at Lyles & King, New York; Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles; Ballroom Marfa, TX; Simon Lee Gallery, New York; and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, among others. Alcalá has also exhibited in numerous museums and institutions, including Tom of Finland Foundation, Los Angeles; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; and MCA Chicago, IL. Their work has been written about in LA Weekly, Hyperallergic, and Flaunt, among others. In 2020, they were an artist-in-residence at Tom of Finland Foundation, Los Angeles. Alcalá lives and works in Los Angeles.