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 …

Brian McClear | Attleboro Arts Museum

Attleboro Arts Museum | Group Exhibition

I’m happy to have 2 paintings on display at the Attleboro Arts Museum for their annual members show through February 1st, 2018. The Attleboro Arts Museum typically hosts 8 exhibitions and over 40 events per year and is located at 86 Park Street, Attleboro, Massachusetts, 02703 | 508.222.2644. The Sun Chronicle previews …

Brian McClear | Upward Hartford

Upward Hartford | Group Exhibition

I’m happy to announce that I’ve been invited to show six paintings at Upward Hartford during the month of November, alongside three other artists including Don Carter and six pieces from his Audubon 2.0 project!  Upward Hartford is Hartford’s newest co-working space and innovation hub at 20 Church Street, Hartford (aka the “stilts” building). …

Brian McClear | Name Fusion Arts Featured Artist

Fusion Art’s Artist Spotlight

I’m very happy to announce that I’ve been selected as Fusion Art’s Spotlight Artist for the month of September. Please find an excerpt from their press release below. Brian McClear Wins Fusion Art’s Artist Spotlight Solo Art Exhibition FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Palm Springs, CA) Fusion Art is pleased to announce that …

Cooperstown Art Association

I am very pleased to have a painting accepted for inclusion in the 82nd Annual National Juried Art Exhibition of the Cooperstown Art Association. July 14 – August 18. A special thanks to jurist Larry Brown for selecting my painting Fossil & Flower, 30″x 30″ oil on canvas. The Cooperstown Art …