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 – …

SCNY: 13th Sylvia Glesmann Exhibition

Brian McClear | SCNY: 13th Annual Sylvia Maria Glesmann Exhibition

I’m very honored to have “Fossil and Flower” selected for exhibition in the 13th Annual Sylvia Glesmann Floral Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club of New York. Exhibition: Monday, December 12 – Saturday, November 18, 2023 Artist Reception & Awards: Monday, December 12, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location: The Salmagundi Club |Forty-Seven Fifth Avenue @ Twelfth Street | New York, …

OPA: Online Showcase Spring 2022

Brian McClear | OPA Spring Online Showcase 2022

I’m very honored to have “2B or Not” awarded 2nd place in the Oil Painters of America 2022 Spring Online Showcase. Exhibition: May 15th, 2022 — Ongoing Awards Announcement: May 15th, 2022 Location: View Spring Online Showcase Entries A very special thanks to jurist Susan Blackwood, Signature member OPA. 2B or NOT 48″ x 48″ Oil on Canvas

Juxtapositions, Portraits & Puns

Brian McClear | Five Points Annex: Juxtapositions, Portraits and Puns

I’m very pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings at Five Points Annex Gallery. Exhibition: Wednesday, July 20 – Sunday, July 31, 2022 Location: The Five Points Annex Gallery | 17 Water Street | Torrington, CT Hours:  Tuesday & Wednesdays 1:00 – 5:00 Fridays & Saturdays 1:00 – 8:00 Saturdays & Sundays 1:00 – 5:00 Juxtaposition, Portraits & Puns presents a sampling from two …


I’m very excited to have a selection of paintings represented at the grand opening of Alofft Gallery — Litchfield County’s newest contemporary art gallery. Grand Opening: June 18, 2022 at 11am – 5pm Location: Alofft Gallery | 41 West Street, Litchfield CT 06759 From Alofft Gallery: We are so excited to be joining Litchfield’s venerated art community. As the region’s newest …