Ink & Oil

Brian McClear exhibiting at Barnes-Franklin Gallery

I’m very pleased to announce an exhibition of portraits at Tunxis Community College’s beautiful Barnes Franklin Gallery. Exhibition: November 9th – December 7th, 2023Opening Reception: Thursday, November 16th – 5 pm – 7 pmLocation: Barnes-Franklin Gallery | 271 Scott Swamp RoadFarmington, CT INK & OIL  Once relegated to sailors, combat veterans, and the counter culture, tattoos have become ubiquitous. Whether …

AAPL: Realism on the Hudson

Brian McClear | AAPL: Realism on the Hudson

I’m honored to have a painting accepted to the American Artist’s Professional League’s Realism on the Hudson Exhibition. Exhibition: Monday, August 26 – Saturday, October 1, 2023Reception: Sunday, August 27 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PMGallery Hours: Sat-Sun, 1-5 PM Location: The Howland Cultural Center | 477 Main Street | Beacon, NY American Artists Professional League announces its first in-person exhibition at …

Gotham Meets Bantam

Brian McClear exhibiting at Gotham Meets Bantam

I’m very pleased to announce that I’ve been invited to exhibit alongside an amazing group of artists at the brand new Forbes Rudnick Gallery located at 38 Bantam Lake Rd., Bantam CT. Exhibition: Saturday, July 15th – Sunday, August 26th, 2023Opening Reception: Saturday, July 15th – 6 pm – 8 pmLocation: Forbes Rudnick Gallery  | 38 Bantam Lake Rd., Bantam …

American Art Collector: June, 2023

Brian McClear | American Art Collector, June, 2023

I am excited to announce that my upcoming solo show, titled “Double Takes,” has been featured in the June issue of American Art Collector magazine. The exhibition will take place at the stunning Alofft Gallery in Litchfield, CT, and will be open to the public from June 2nd to July 2nd, 2023. Save the date and make sure to join …

DOUBLE TAKES: A Solo Exhibition

Alofft Gallery presents a solo exhibition by Brian McClear

I am very excited for the opportunity to have a solo exhibition at Alofft Gallery — Litchfield County’s newest contemporary art gallery. Exhibition Dates: June 2nd – July 2nd, 2023 Opening Reception: June 3rd, from 5pm – 8pm Location: Alofft Gallery | 41 West Street, Litchfield CT 06759 The show will feature over 20 paintings from two concurrent projects in Alofft …

AAPL: Spring Members Show 2023

Brian McClear | AAPL Spring Members Online Show

I’m very honored to have “Closet Doors” included in the American Artists Professional League Spring Members Online Show. Exhibition: May 26th – June 26th, 2023 Location: View AAPL Spring Members Online Show A very special thanks to jurist Arline Mann, AAPL Signature Member Closet Doors 48″ x 48″ Oil on Canvas

Gallery One: Light & Line

Brian McClear | Gallery One: Light & Line

I’m very pleased to announce that I’ve been invited to exhibit alongside an amazing group of artists at Gallery One’s Line and Light art exhibition from April 28th to May 21, 2023. The art exhibition will be held at the Mill Gallery, Guilford Art Center. Exhibition: Friday, April 28th – Sunday, May 21st, 2023Opening Reception: Sunday, May 7th – 2 …

Salmagundi Club: 139th Annual Exhibit

Brian McClear | Salmagundi Club 139th Exhibition

I’m honored to have a painting accepted to the Salmagundi Club’s 139th 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: Monday, May 1 – Saturday, May 27, 2023Reception: Monday, May 25 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PMGallery Hours: Mon-Fri, 1-6 PM …

LAA: Elected Artists

Brian McClear | LAA Elected Artists

I am very honored to become an Elected Artist to the historic Lyme Art Association alongside six amazing artists. An exhibition of newly elected artists “Congratulations” and the 31st annual associate artists show, “First Impressions” will be on view January 13 – March 2, 2023. Exhibition: January 13 – March 2, 2023 Opening Reception: Sunday, January 15 from 2 – …

Circle Quarterly Arts Review

Brian McClear | Circle Arts 9th Quarterly Review

I’m very honored to learn that two paintings have been selected for the 9th issue of Circle Quarterly Art Review — including Riki’s portrait which appears on the back cover. Foreward (excerpt)The 9th issue of Circle Quarterly Art Review includes 75 visual artists from around the globe working in a variety of styles and disciplines. When selecting the artworks for …