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 4 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 …

Brian McClear | Five Points Gallery

Five Points Gallery | Group Exhibition

I’m very happy and honored to have three paintings selected for the Still Life — Untethered exhibition at the stunning Five Points Gallery Jan. 18 –  Feb. 24. The Five Points Gallery Located in a historic downtown building in Torrington CT, Five Points Gallery (FPG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit contemporary art gallery showcasing …

Brian McClear | ArtWalk

ArtWalk | Solo Exhibition

I’m extremely honored to have been selected for an exhibition on the ArtWalk at Hartford Public Library in 2019. With over a 150 feet of wall space to plan for — 2018 looks to be a very productive year! More about the ArtWalk: ArtWalk at Hartford Public Library offers one of …