“Select Regional Artists Art Show”
Where: Ice House Gallery, 120 North 8th St, Mayfield KY Exhibit Dates: March 2 - 22, 2019
Artist’s Reception: Friday, March 1, 5:00 - 7:00 PM
John is one of 12 regional artists in this show. John's
include some special paintings that have been honored over the past
3 years, including "Four Egyptian Seamstresses" (left), and also one
that is making its debut in this show, "Balance".
We invite you to view our figurative exhibit "90 Degrees"
by John and Cindy McLaren
Thank you, Murray Art Guild, for sponsoring this show during October, 2018.
See it here
October 26 and 27, 2018 (In
association with Murray Art Guild)
What: Watercolor Workshop: Pigment Charcteristics Instructor: John McLaren
Friday Oct 26, 6-8PM, Murray Art
Guild, 500 North 4th St, Murray KY Saturday Oct 27, 10AM-2PM, Two Doves
Studio, 3954 Pottertown Rd, Murray KY
John will be your guide as you explore all things PIGMENT. Topics
include pigment characteristics, pigment identifiers, what exactly is
pigment anyway, and just how do I use pigment charts? This
workshop is for everyone (beginner-experienced) and is designed to help artists select paints, mix paints, and choose
a limited palett
NOW through October 29, 2018
- Exhibit: 90 Degrees
Artists: John and Cindy McLaren
Where: Murray Art Guild Gallery, 500 North 4th Street, Murray KY
Opening Reception: October 5, 2018, 5-7PM
Final day of exhibition: October 29, 2018
This is a figurative exhibition of works by Artist, John McLaren,
and his apprentice, Cindy McLaren.
Cindy began drawing with John at Life Drawing sessions about 2 years
ago. For this exhibit, each artist set up their easel on opposite
sides of the model (hence the title "90 Degrees") giving Two
Perspectives...Two styles...by Two
We hope you enjoy this exhibit and we encourage you to draw or be drawn!
(through October 6, 2018)
“Reality and Figures: Figurists Approaches”
Artists: John McLaren, Tommy Fletcher, and Denny Hays
The Hartley Art Gallery and Event Center 100 S Park Ave, Herrin IL 62948
Phone: Victoria Hartley, Owner 618-967-8142
Show Opens: August 11, 2018
Artist’s Reception: September
Final day of exhibition: October 6, 2018
"Nude on Black", Pastel, Framed 21x25
See a virtual tour of John's works at http://teaksouls.com/Exhibits/Hartley2018/SlideShow.html
May 4, 2018
"Alaina in Native Dress", watercolor, framed 17x29 received the Juror's
Merit Award at the Janice Mason Art Museum's annual juried art
show. This show in Cadiz, KY included a variety of art forms
magnificantly displayed. The exhibit is open through Friday, June
April 21, 2018
"Serenade", Watercolor, framed 28x37 received the honor of "Best in
Show" at the 2018 Visual Evidence art exhibit in Murray KY. This
exhibit, sponsored by Murray Art Guild, is located in Wrather Museum on
the campus of Murray State University. See this exhibit now
through April 30, 2018.
March 22, 2018
A new category 'Presentations/Classes'
has been added to Teaksouls home page - right next to the "News" box.
Find all of John's PowerPoint presentations and class materials here,
including his newest class, "Watercolor Portraiture".
March 11, 2018
John will be teaching a class on watercolor portraits at the Icehouse
Gallery in Mayfield KY.
The class will be held on Saturday, March 17 from 10:00AM-2:00PM.
Thank you Ric Watson and Icehouse for sponsoring this event!
November 17, 2017
"Becky" received Second Place
Painting at this year's Impressions Exhibit at the Icehouse Gallery,
120 North 8th St, Mayfield Kentucky.
The exhibit includes a variety of works from sculpture, photographs,
ceramics, drawings, paintings, and mixed media including fiber arts.
The exhibit runs until December 16.
October 30, 2017
There is still time to visit John's exhibit at Discovery Park of
America in Union City, Tennessee. It will be on display until
December of this year.
But, just in case you miss it, you can see it here! .... View "WOMEN IN HATS" Slide Show
June 26, 2017
Discovery Park of America in Union City, TN has selected John for their
"Local Artist Showcase" exhibit. "Women in Hats", a collection of
eight of his paintings, will be unveiled on Friday, July 7 at 5:30PM in
Dinosaur Hall, and will be on display through December of this
June 4 - July 7, 2017
The Dawson Springs Museum and Art Center, 127 South Main St, Dawson
Springs, KY is hosting an exhibit of 23 of John's paintings.
Thank you for the opportunity to share art with you Dawson Springs!