Treehouse Exhibit May 2013

Since you’re here I presume you are interested in my artwork.  If by chance you are also in the Pittsfield area in May 2013, you are certainly in luck as I have a show up at the Treehouse Children’s Boutique at 305 North Street in Pittsfield.  There you will find around 20 works on display including oil paintings and pastel drawings.  You say you want to purchase some of my art?  Well, someone has kissed the Blarney Stone, because as a special promotion for the show I am giving a $100 discount on any purchases made during the opening reception held during the First Fridays Artswalk on Friday May 3rd, 2013, from 5-8PM.  Many of the works you can find on my website will be there and many more that have not yet graced the internet.  Following is the official press release with all the important details.  I hope to see you there!




Sean McCusker will be showing his colorful surreal landscape paintings at Treehouse Children’s Boutique, 305 North Street, Pittsfield, MA. The showing entitled “Landscape, Color and Me” will be on display from May 3 to May 31; with a reception held during the “First Fridays Artswalk” on May 3rd from 5-8PM.


Treehouse Children’s Boutique will be showing the work of Sean McCusker for this May’s First Fridays Artswalk.  Sean McCusker has been creating surreal landscapes inspired by the hilly Berkshires for the past 10 years.  His work has been shown at galleries and storefronts across Berkshire County and he has been an active member of the arts community in Pittsfield offering his experience to the First Fridays Artswalk and other cultural organizations.  This show will highlight the development of the settings and characters he uses in his imaginative paintings.  From his dark and mysterious early work to newly completed paintings full of bright color and vibrancy, you can experience the development of the now iconic characters and scenarios that have become indicative of his work.


Sean's abstract compositions glow with an intense color and contrast that is built up from many thin layers of transparent oil paint. His compositions use striking color to intensify the thematic landscapes; color describes and animates the surreal world.  The compositions often center around an abstract figure, sometimes in a group but most often alone, set against a vast empty space. These figures brim over with warmth, along with a deep yearning for that which is just over the horizon in their richly colorful world. Examples of his work can be found at