Brian McClear | Lyme Art Association: Explorations

Lyme Art Association: Explorations

I’m honored to have a painting accepted to the Lyme Art Association’s “Explorations” exhibition. A juried exhibition that invites artists to make thought-provoking artworks that employ diverse materials, methods, concepts and subjects in ways that expand their artmaking practices and engage in a broader cultural dialogue. With no theme or restrictions, all approaches, from conceptual, process-based and abstract to image-based, narrative and figurative were considered. Exhibition: March …

Salmagundi Club: Figuratively Speaking

I’m honored to have a painting accepted to the Salmagundi Club’s “Figuratively Speaking” exhibition. A juried exhibition of figurative work and the human form in all of its permutations: Portraiture, Clothed, Nude; focusing on the human form and/or face. Exhibition: Tuesday, February 19 – Thursday, March 7, 2019 Artist Reception & Awards: Thursday, February 28 | 6 pm-9 pm Location: The Salmagundi Club |Forty-Seven Fifth Avenue @ Twelfth Street …

Lyme Art Association: First Impressions

I am very happy to have 3 paintings accepted for Lyme Art Association’s “First Impressions”. A juried exhibition of Associate and Newly Elected Artists. Exhibition: Friday, January 18 – Friday, March 1, 2019 Artist Reception & Awards: Sunday, January 11 | 2 pm-4 pm Location: Lyme Art Association | 90 Lyme StreetOld Lyme , CT06371 USA I am very grateful for the opportunity to have work shown with such an impressive group of artists …

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 participating in the Ink & Oil series! Excerpt from Fusion …

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 as a private talisman, the reasons for getting a tattoo …