Cincinnati Art Club: ViewPoint 50

I’m thrilled to have “Sarah” included in the Cincinnati Art Club’s upcoming “ViewPoint 50” exhibition.  September 14th – October 13th. ViewPoint, the Cincinnati Art Club’s National Juried Fine Art Competition, is now celebrating 50 consecutive years of exhibiting some local, regional and national artists who are at the top in their respective fields. Last year, …

Brian McClear | Artscope Magazine 8 Visions

ARTICLE: 8 Visions

By Brian Goslow | Artscope Magazine Article announcing the 8 Visions exhibition at the Attleboro Museum of Art Edition: July/August , 2018 Juried shows are what you make of them, whether you’re an artist, the sponsoring venue or the juror. They can provide a chance to reach a new audience, expand your portfolio, or …

Brian McClear | Target Gallery: Juxtaposed

Target Gallery: Juxtaposed

I’m very happy to have work included in Target Gallery’s upcoming “Juxtaposed” exhibition.  Saturday, September 8 – Wednesday, October 21. Target Gallery Target Gallery’s “Juxtaposed” is a group exhibition focusing on the contradictory or conflicting. Whether it be through the use of mixed media or the themes represented, the work itself should be at odds with …

Brian McClear | Noah Webster Gallery: Beyond Surface

Noah Webster Gallery: Beyond Surface

I’m happy to have the opportunity to share work from 2 concurrent projects at West Hartford’s Noah Webster Gallery. A sampling of work will be on view Wednesday, June 2 – July 31. “Beyond Surface” brings together two projects, one featuring oil paintings of found objects and and oil portraits of people who …

Brian McClear | Attleboro 8 Visions

Attleboro Arts Museum: 8 Visions

I am very honored to have been accepted for Attleboro Art Museum’s 8 Visions exhibition. An annual group show spotlighting 8 member artists on view Wednesday, August 1 – Thursday, August 30. Attleboro Arts Museum: 8 Visions Since 2002, the museum has presented a late summer “Visions” group exhibition featuring the work of eight member artists. …

Brian McClear | Lyme Art Association

Lyme Art Association: A Show in Four Acts

I am honored to have 3 paintings accepted for Lyme Art Association’s “A Show in Four Acts”. Four new exhibitions, each with a different theme, on view Friday, March 9 – Friday, April 2o in LAA’s beautiful historic galleries. Lyme Art Association: An Exhibition in Four Acts Opening Reception Sunday, …

Brian McClear | Mattatuck Mixmaster Review

REVIEW: Mixmaster Exhibition

By Tracy O’Shaughnessy | The Republican American A review of Mixmaster at Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury CT Published: February 13th, 2018 Waterbury’s Mixmaster is a nightmare for everybody but artists. For regional artists, the “Mixmaster,” the Mattatuck Museum’s juried show now in its third year, means a chance to strut their stuff for an audience receptive to …

Brian McClear | ArtListr Interview

INTERVIEW: 8 Questions ArtListr

ArtListr Excerpt: Published: February 4th, 2018 In this edition of ArtListr, we’ll look at the story and creative process of some of the amazing featured artists on our Instagram page @arlistrgram. This week, we have Brian Mcclear, an artist based in Connecticut, working primarily in oils. An industry veteran with experience …

Brian McClear | Five Points Gallery Review

REVIEW: Still Life Untethered

By Tracy O’Shaughnessy | The Republican American A review of Still Life — Untethered at Five Points Gallery in Torrington CT Published: January 30th, 2018 Still life should never be completely still. A good still life should simmer with an emotional intensity, bristle with the power of suggestion. The new exhibition of still …

Brian McClear | Mattatuck Museum

Mattatuck Museum | Mixmaster 2018

I’m very happy to have my painting Avocado and  Rivets selected for the MIXMASTER 2018 juried exhibition at the Mattatuck Museum Sunday, February 11–Sunday, March 18, 2018. About MIXMASTER: (From the Mattatuck Museum release) MIXMASTER is an exhibition that seeks to discover and recognize the talents of artists working in New England and …