September 2016:

The Second Annual MACnificent
I will have paintings included in both the Live and Silent Auction.
When: Friday, September 23, 2016
Where: The Cliff House at Pikes Peak in Manitou Springs!
Why: All proceeds for this event support the Manitou Art Center and their mission of creating an environment in which artists, tinkerers, collaborators and you can flourish in our community.
Tickets: Online
This unique affair includes a live and silent auction of amazing art from well-known local artists, live music and entertainment, delectable hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar with wine, beer, and cocktails, and special guests of honor Kat Tudor and David Siegel.

September and October 2016:

Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts
Exhibition Dates: September 1 – October 28, 2016.
304 Hwy 105, Palmer Lake, Colorado.
Tuesday – Friday 12 – 4pm, Saturday 10 – 3pm

Featuring nine Colorado artists responding to and working with nature as subject matter, media, and/or theme. This is a huge venue, each artist contributed 5 paintings, it is a not to be missed exhibition of local artists!

Invited artists: Stan Baldwin, Laura BenAmots, Nard Claar, Juel Grant, Audrey Gray, Abigail Kreuser, Rik Sargent, Kevin Matthew Siemers, and Sheary Clough Suiter.

Also on view at the gallery:
Juried Photography Exhibition (vision, interpretation and use of monochromatic LIGHT) Audrey Gray, Abigail Kreuser, Rik Sargent, Kevin Matthew Siemers, and Sheary Clough Suiter.

October 2016:
B&A Lunch Graphic 2016I’m pleased to announce that I’ve been selected as the featured artist for the
9th Annual Business & Arts Lunch
Presented by
Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region and Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance
When: Friday, October 7, 2016. 11:30a – 1:30p
Where: The Antlers Hotel, downtown Colorado Springs.
My artwork will be showcased and available for purchase at each attendee’s table, along with painting demonstrations. Please register asap to celebrate Arts Month with me at this special event!

December 2016:

45 Degree Gallery FEATURED ARTIST with Sheary Clough Suiter, December 2nd, First Friday Art Walk, Artist Reception, 5 – 8p, in historic Old Colorado City.
Located at 2528 B W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904. 719-434-1214

The art of riding: spotlight on member Nard Claar:bicycle colorado jan 2016_small Check out this member profile by Madeline Kreider Carlso and Bicycle Colorado!


Manitou Art Center Member’s  Show. Catch this show and others currently hanging at the MAC.  513 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, Colorado.  Summer Hours: 8am–8pm Monday-Friday,
8am -5pm Saturday, 11am-5pm Sunday.  Phone 719-685-1861.


Nard Claar Bicycle Note Cards, now available for purchase at Adventure Cycling.

Nard Claar Note CardsAlso, check out the Nard Claar designed logo for the Adventure Cycling Tours water bottle that each 2014 rider will receive on tour.  

Check out the new Springs bike lockers…my painting “Rolling Along,” was selected for one of the lockers!
Colorado Springs Bike Locker Sign, 2014.
– TEJON PARK-N-RIDE: Located at the southeast corner off 1-25 at exit 140, Tejon St.

ROLLING ALONG – Acrylic, 40 x 30

ONGOING:  Please visit these fine local art galleries to see my latest work….

Michael’s On Main, located at 605 Main St, Canon City, CO.  719-276-3354.

Manitou Art Center, located at 513 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO. 719-685-1861.

45 Degree Gallery Located in historic Old Colorado City at 2528 B W Colorado Ave,Colorado Springs, CO 80904. 719-434-1214.  Monday – Saturday 10am-6pm.  Sunday 11-4.  Closed on Wednesdays. Open late for First Friday Art Walks. Free parking in the back or metered parking on the street.

Academy Art and Frame Visiting the north side of Colorado Springs?  Then please stop by the lovely, large gallery and frame shop to see my artwork. 7560 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80920. Free parking.

Dream Catchers Fine Arts Gallery. In the central downtown Colorado Springs area. Be sure to walk downstairs to the main gallery in the Alibi Room. Located at 103 S. Wahsatch, Colorado Springs, CO, 719.505.5476, plenty of free off street parking behind the building.  Hours: Monday – Friday 10a – 6p. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Open until 9p on First Friday Artwalk. Dream Catchers is a dba of the non-profit Ariel Programs, the proceeds from Dream Catchers sales supports adults with developmental disabilities programming. Please visit their web site for complete details on this program, plus their events center.