Brian McClear | Selected works Bin 228

Selected Works: Bin 228

I’m very happy to have the opportunity to share paintings from the Discards & Discovery series at Bin228 Panini & Wine Bar in Hartford, CT. November 11 – January 13. Bin 228 Panini & Wine Bar 228 Pearl Street Hartford, CT 06103 Stop by for delicious food and a great wine list — In the …

Brian McClear | Fusion Art's 4th Annual Figures and Faces Exhibition

Fusion Art: Figures & Faces

What a wonderful surprise to have “Cheryl” selected as best in show in Fusion Art’s 4th Annual Figures and Faces Exhibition. November 2018. I’m very honored to be included alongside a wonderful group of artists. Thank you Fusion Art for this wonderful opportunity! — AND, thanks again Cheryl for your generosity posing and …

A Contemporary Portrait Series

Ink & Oil is a series of 30″ x 40″ oil paintings in progress inspired by people and their art. Once relegated to sailors, combat veterans, and the counter culture, tattoos have become ubiquitous. Whether to commemorate a life event, to satisfy an impulse, to make a bold statement, or …

A Series of Found Objects

Discards & Discovery is a series of 30″ x 30″ oil paintings in progress inspired by found objects. The statement below is an attempt to justify the pile of stuff that I refuse to get rid of. I paint what I find. I’m the person that buys a rusted hinge because …

Discards & Discovery: Fossil and Lily

Originally, I had a different plan for this painting. I found this fossil in a quarry in Sylvania Ohio when I was 14. The fossil is 300 million years old, give or take a 50 million years. The fossil is surprisingly heavy being comprised of mostly pyrite (fools gold). It …