Alofft Gallery

I’m very happy to have a selection of paintings represented at Alofft Gallery — Litchfield County’s newest contemporary art gallery. Located at 41 West Street in Litchfield Connecticut. Alofft Gallery exhibits original works from artists in and around New England, New York and Europe.

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Salmagundi Club | Brian McClear

Salmagundi Club
One of America’s oldest arts organizations. The Salmagundi Club has continuously championed representational art from its founding with iconic members, including: Thomas Moran (1837-1926), William Merritt Chase (1849-1916), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933), Emil Carlsen (1848-1932), N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945), Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and Winston Churchill (1874-1965).

Lyme Art Association | Brian McClear

Lyme Art Association
I'm honored to be an Elected artist of the Lyme Art Association. Incorporated in 1914, the Lyme Art Association continues the tradition of presenting fine art exhibitions and sales by its artist members in the historic gallery. Exhibitions of Lyme Impressionist paintings began in 1902 and were held every summer in the Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library in Old Lyme until August 6, 1921, when the present Lyme Art Association gallery opened.

American Artist Professional League | Brian McClear

The America Artist Professional League
AAPL is dedicated to the advancement of traditional realism in American fine art, through the promotion of high standards of beauty, integrity and craftsmanship in painting, sculpture and the graphic arts.

Oil Painter of America | Brian McClear

Oil Painters of America
Dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art, Oil Painters of America’s primary mission is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art by drawing attention to the lasting value of fine drawing, color, composition and the appreciation of light.

Portrait Society of America | Brian McClear

Portrait Society of America
The purpose of the Portrait Society is to foster and enhance an understanding of the practice, techniques and applications of traditional fine art portraiture and figurative works. The activities undertaken by the corporation are educational in nature. Our projects will increase the aesthetic and technical knowledge for the practicing artist, the aspiring amateur, student artist as well as the general public.

NOAPS | Brian McClear

National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society
NOAPS supports artists around the world in striving for artistic excellence by recognizing great art, enriching education, enhancing skills, challenging abilities and expanding marketing opportunities. NOAPS is an international organization that is a leader in contributing to and influencing artists in their pursuit of artistic distinction.