Art Ascent Portraits Issue

Brian McClear | Art Ascent February 2021 — Portraits Issue

I’m very honored to learn that several paintings have been awarded Gold in the February Portraits issue of Art Ascent Magazine. A very special thanks to the jurists for selecting my work to be included alongside such a wonderful group of artists and to Magdalena Riegler for such a flattering article. Foreward (excerpt) The February Portraits Issue of Art Ascent Magazine 2021 How can we describe ourselves without …

Salmagundi Club: Figuratively Speaking

Brian McClear | Salmagundi Club: Figuratively Speaking 2021

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: Monday, February 2 – Friday, February 19, 2021 Artist Reception & Awards: Thursday, March 5 | 6 pm-9 pm Location: The Salmagundi Club |Forty-Seven Fifth Avenue @ Twelfth Street | New York, NY The …

NOAPS Best of America 2020

Brian McClear | NOAPS Best of America 2020

I am proud to announce that Chad is has been has received an award of merit in NOAPS 30th Annual Best of America exhibition! Exhibition: Monday, November 2 – Sunday, November 29, 2020 Location: Cutter & Cutter Fine Art |25 King Street | St. Augustine, FL Celebrating its 30th“Best of America” National Juried Exhibition, the National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) invites oil and acrylic painters from all across North …

Salmagundi Club: 136th Annual Exhibition

Brian McClear | Salmagundi Club 136th Exhibition

I’m honored to have a painting accepted to the Salmagundi Club’s 136th Annual Members Exhibition. The “Annual Exhibition” showcases its club members’ finest works of art in all media – oil, watercolor, pastel, graphics, sculpture, photography and mixed media. Exhibition: Tuesday, October 20 – Friday, November 6, 2020 Gallery Hours: Tue-Fri, 1-6 PM | Sat-Sun, 1-5 PM (Closed Mondays)  Location: The Salmagundi Club |Forty-Seven Fifth Avenue @ Twelfth Street | New …

CT+6 Regional Juried Exhibition

Brian McClear | CT+6 A Juried Regional Exhibition

I’m extremely honored to have two paintings included in the 2020 CT+6 regional juried exhibition! Exhibition: Monday, September 6 – Saturday, October 11, 2020 Location: West Hartford Art League | 37 Buena Vista Rd. West Hartford, CT Awards Ceremony: TBD CT+6 exhibition is juried regional exhibition of 69 works selected from nearly 500 submissions from artists in Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont and Rhode Island. The …

29th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Brian McClear | OPA 29th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils

I am proud to announce that Joelle is included in Oil Painters of America’s 29th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils! Exhibition: Monday, August 17 – Saturday, September 19, 2020 Location: RS Hanna Gallery | 244 West Main Street | Fredericksburg, TX Awards Ceremony: A virtual awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 10, at 6:30 p.m. Central Time. The event will …

Kehler Liddell Gallery: I am…

I’m very excited to be included in Keller Liddell Gallery’s “I am…” 4th annual juried exhibition. Exhibition: Friday, July 31 – Saturday, August 30, 2020 Location: The Kehler Liddell Gallery |873 Whalley Avenue | New Haven, CT Hours: Thursday & Friday, 11am-4pm; Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm; or by appointment Kehler Liddell Gallery (KLG) presents: I Am…, the fourth annual juried show, featuring the work of 71 local and …

Five Points Annex Gallery: Beyond Surface

I’m very pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings at Five Points Annex Gallery. Exhibition: Thursday, July 16 – Thursday, July 26, 2020 Location: The Five Points Annex Gallery |17 Water Street | Torrington, CT Hours: Thursday – Sunday 1-5pm Beyond Surface presents a sampling from two concurrent projects Discards & Discovery: A series of oil paintings in progress inspired by found objects, paintings where seemingly unrelated objects are paired together to emphasize an unexpected …

Five Points Gallery | Power Figures

Brian McClear | Five Points Gallery: Power Figures

I’m very happy and honored to have four paintings selected for the Power Figures exhibition at the stunning Five Points Gallery March 13 –  April 18. Exhibition: Monday, February 24 – Thursday, March 12, 2019 Opening Reception: Cancelled | Closing reception TBD Location: The Five Points Gallery | 33 Main Street | Torrington, CT 06790 Founded in 2012, Five Points Gallery presents exhibition of regional, national and international artists. Located on the …

Salmagundi Club: Figuratively Speaking

Brian McClear | Salmagundi Club: Figuratively Speaking 2020

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: Monday, February 24 – Thursday, March 12, 2019 Artist Reception & Awards: Thursday, March 5 | 6 pm-9 pm Location: The Salmagundi Club |Forty-Seven Fifth Avenue @ Twelfth Street | New York, …