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Introducing 6 New White Line Woodblock Prints

"Down Ellysville Road", 17 1/2 x 11 1/4

"Nine to Five", 11 1/4 x 7

"Liquid", 9 1/4 x 12

"Inside the Keyless Room", 11 1/4 x 18

"Another Day on the North Shore", 11 1/4 x 18

"It's All Around You", 11 1/4 x 10

Recent Artist News

2017 John Krenik's watercolor bath painting "Thoughts on Restrictions" was juried into the 2017 Art of Possibilities at the Courage Kenney Rehabilitation Center in Golden Valley, MN March 27 through May 25, 2017. "Thoughts on Restrictions"

John Krenik's watercolor bath paintings "Aunties Birthday", and "Emersion in Red" were juried into New Mexico Watercolor Society Spring Members Show held May 6-28 2017 at Fine Arts Gallery at EXPO New Mexico Fairgrounds.

John Krenik's watercolor bath painting "Upside Down Therapy" was juried in "Proud", an LGBT exhibit at the Studio Door in San Diego, CA May 26- June 28, 2017.

John Krenik's white line woodblock print "Nine to Five" was accepted in Mokuhanga Japanese Print International Mokuhanga Conference 2017 Juried Exhibition Hawaii held at University of Hawaii at Manoa August 21 through October 1, 2017.

2016

John Krenik's watercolor bath painting, "Thoughts on Restrictions" was accepted in the Massachusetts Art Education Association exhibit, "Clearly Defined" at University Hall, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA October 16- November 13, 2016.

"Thoughts on Restrictions"

John Krenik was recently elected Signature Membership in Hawaii Watercolor Society, and New Mexico Watercolor Society. He is now a signature member of the following watercolor societies: Hawaii Watercolor Society, National Collage Society, National Watercolor Society, New England Watercolor Society, New Mexico Watercolor Society, North West Watercolor Society, Southwest Watercolor Society, Mississippi Watercolor Society, and Texas Watercolor Society.

John Krenik took a watercolor workshop in Albuquerque NM September 27-30 with Frank Eber AWS, NWS, TWSA. After the workshop, John went on a road trip to the Santa Fe/Taos area to sketch and paint.

2015

John Krenik's "Cranberry Vista", a watercolor bath painting was accepted for exhibition at the Art Center in Mechanicsburg, PA, Art Center in Mechanicsburg, PA, in the 9th Annual Keystone National Juried Works on Paper juried by Chris Krupinski, AWS, NWS. The exhibition is scheduled September 11 through October 2 and the reception is on Friday September 11 6:00 – 8:00 pm 2015.

John Krenik's "Definitive Breakthrough", a watercolor bath painting was exhibited in Honolulu, at Hawaii Watercolor Society 2015 Members Exhibit juried by Jean Pederson, NWS April 1-30, 2015.

John Krenik's "Bifurcation", a watercolor bath painting was exhibited in New Mexico Watercolor Society 2015 Members Only Exhibit juried by May 10-31, 2015.

John Krenik's "Along the Ditch", a watercolor bath painting was exhibited at The Creative Arts Center in Chatham, MA in New England Watercolor Society 2015 Regional Exhibit juried by Tony van Hasselt, AWS July 8 through August 1, 2015.

2014

John Krenik enrolled in two art classes at Provincetown Art Association and Museum during the summer, 2014; a drawing class with Selina Triff, and whiteline woodblock class with Katherine Smith.

John Krenik donated "Seaside Road in Truro", a white line wood block print for the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod Auction in May 2014 at Orleans, MA.

John Krenik donated "Spy Hopping", a white line wood block print for the WGBH Fine Art Juried Auction July 7-27, 2014.

John Krenik's "Impediments Denied", a watercolor bath painting was exhibited at Cape Cod And Islands Art Educators travelling exhibit, From Our Studios located at three Regional High Schools: Barnstable, Dennis-Yarmouth, Nauset Region April-June, 2004. John Krenik's "Province of Papadoos", a watercolor bath painting was exhibited at New Mexico Watercolor Society Members Only Exhibit juried by Robin Lee Makowski, held May 11-June1, 2014.

John Krenik's "Definitive Breakthrough", a watercolor bath painting was exhibited at the Keystone National 2014: Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper; juried by Laurin McCracken AWS, NWS, September 12-October 3, 2014 in Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania.

John Krenik's "Elephant Ear Patch", a watercolor bath painting was exhibited at Hawaii Watercolor Society 2014 Open Exhibition juried by Ian Stewart at Art at Marks, Honolulu September 30-October 18, 2014.

John Krenik's "Making Connections", and "Construct of the Mind", watercolor bath paintings were exhibited at South West Society Members Open: Breaking Boundaries at THE ARTS Gallery, Collin College, Curated by Cathleen Cotter-Smith, 8/21-9/11, 2014.

John Krenik's "Thoughts on Restrictions", a watercolor bath painting was exhibited at New Mexico Watercolor Society Fall Open Watercolor Exhibition juried by Lian Quan Zhen, October 5-26, 2014.

2013

Johns watercolor bath painting, "Impediments Denied" was accepted in the Massachusetts Art Educators Associations' "Design for the Future Create Now" exhibit at the CVPA Campus Gallery at UMASS Dartmouth from October 29 through November 9, 2013.

John's watercolor bath painting, "Elsewhere Dream" was accepted in Hawai'i Watercolor Society Open Exhibit held at ARTS as Marks in Honolulu, HI from 9/23/13 through 10/20/13. This painting won the Peggy Hopper and Sunshine Arts Gallery Award.

John's watercolor bath painting, "Making Connections was accepted in the Mississippi Watercolor Society Grand National Exhibition held at the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson, MS from 10/5/13 through 1/6/14.

John's watercolor bath paintings, "Making Connections", and "Disparity Always Rules" were accepted in the Massachusetts Art Educator Association's Summer exhibit, "Artists Teaching in Massachusetts" at the Massachusetts State Transportation Building, Boston, MA from 6/17/13 through 9/20/13.

John's watercolor bath painting entitled "Liberation" was accepted in New Mexico Watercolor Societies Spring Members Exhibition in Albuquerque, NM, May 4-26, 2013 and won the Rio Grande Art Association Award of Excellence.

John donated a white line woodcut print entitled "Blue Ginger of Ioa Valley" for the Nauset Regional Middle School Greenhouse Art Auction, April 6, 2013.

John's watercolor bath painting entitled "Making Connections was juried in the New England Watercolor Societies Members exhibit at the Guild of Boston Artists 162 Newbury Street, Boston, MA February 2 -28, 2013.

John had an opening reception for his whiteline woodcut prints and watercolor bath paintings at Cabot House, 266 Main Street, Weymouth, MA 02188, phone: 781 331 6000. The reception was held Saturday, January 19, from 2:00 to 5:00pm.

John's artwork was published in the January 2013 issue 87 of American Art Collector Magazine.

John's watercolor bath painting, "Eating Again", has been juried into the National Collage Societies' Signature Members Exhibition at Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, Arizona, from December 14, 2012 – March 17, 2013. The opening reception is Friday, January 25, NCS members VIP: 5-6; Public: 6-9pm, 2013.

2012

John's watercolor bath paintings, "The Dichotomy of Neurology", and "Construct of the Mind" were juried into Hat full of Art: Annual MAEA Juried Members Exhibition held in the Winfisky Gallery of Art, Ellison Campus Center, at Salem State University, Salem, MA, October 29-November 11, 2012. The Artist Reception, Wednesday, November 7, 2 pm.

John's watercolor bath painting, "Dare to Cross" was juried into "Gender in Art" at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, September 8 - October 13, 2012.

The School of Art at Kent State University in partnership with the National Collage Society has added to their permanent collection; "Red Rock West", a watercolor bath painting by John Krenik.

"Elsewhere Dream" a watercolor bath painting was juried by Jon Friedman and Maggie Van Sciver into "Portraits" at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, MA, June 16- July 22, 2012

"An Experience" a watercolor bath painting was juried into "Art Educators of Massachusetts", Massachusetts Art Educators Association summer juried exhibit, on the second floor of the State Transportation Building in Boston, MA, June 16-September 14, 2012.

John's watercolor bath painting, "Lunch at the National Gallery" was accepted in the "Wild Things" annual juried major exhibit at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, MA, January 9-February 10, 2012 sponsored by the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod.

John's watercolor bath Paintings, "Feline Sensation", and "Dining with Dina" was in the "Creativity Flows" Exhibit at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA, sponsored by the Cape Cod And Islands Educators Association, January 24- February 12, 2012.

2011

John's white line woodcut print, "Seaside Road in Truro" is exhibited at The Cape Cod And Islands Educators Association exhibit at the Centerville Historical Museum from September 30-November 26, 2011. www.centervillehistoricalmuseum.org

John's watercolor bath painting, "Entwineation" was accepted at the Cotuit Center For The Arts Juried Exhibit, "Exploring the Dark Side", October 5-November 14, 2011.

John's watercolor bath painting, "Along the Ditch" won an honorable mention prize in the Mississippi Watercolor Society's 26th Grande National Exhibit, October 2-December 31, 2011 held at the Mississippi Museum of Art.

John's watercolor bath painting; "An Experience" was accepted at the National Collage Society's 27th Annual Juried exhibit running online from November 1, 2011 to October 31, 2012 @ http://www.nationalcollage.com/exhibitions/current.html

John's watercolor bath painting; "An Experience" was accepted at the Copley Society of Art's www.copleysociety.org Summer Members juried Exhibit, at the Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA, from July 7 - August 25, 2011.

John's watercolor bath paintings; "Lunch at the National Gallery, and "Dare to Cross" were accepted for exhibition "Artists Teaching in Massachusetts", a Massachusetts Art Education Association exhibition at the Massachusetts State Transportation Building, June 20 - September 9, 2011.

John's watercolor bath painting; "Making Connections" was accepted at the North West Watercolor Society juried by Ron Pokrasso, and was exhibited from April 16-June 6 at the Plaza Building of the Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA.

John's watercolor bath painting; "Making Connections" was accepted at the Copley Society of Art's www.copleysociety.org Winter Members juried Exhibit, "White Lights", at the Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA, from March 3 through April 15, 2011.

John's watercolor bath paintings; "Consruct of the Mind", and Upside Down Therapy" are part of an exhibit entitled "Faculty Spectrum", an exhibit by art educators of Cape Cod and the Islands hosted by the Cape Cod Museum of Art www.ccmoa.org in Dennis, MA from January 24 through March 28, 2011.

John's watercolor bath painting; "The Dichotomy of Neurology" was accepted in the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies' 36th exhibition juried by Dale Latinen. The exhibit is hosted by the New Mexico Watercolor Society at the Expo New Mexico Fine Arts Building, Albuquerque, NM from May 6th through June 5th, 2011.

2010

John's watercolor bath paintings; "Winter Mentor", "Millenials", and "Parabolics in January Light" were accepted in the "Hope" Exhibit hosted by the Cotuit Center for the Arts. The exhibit is from November 13-December 18, 2010. www.cotuitcenterforthearts.org

John's watercolor bath paintings; "Upside Down Therapy", and "Dina's Dilemma" were accepted in the Massachusetts Art Education Assciation juried exhibition at the Herter Gallery on the UMASS Amherst Campus. Exhibition dates are from November 12 to December 10. This exhibition is in conjunction with the Fall 2010 Massachusetts Art Education Association Conference.

John's watercolor bath paintings; "Construct of the Mind" was accepted in the National Collage Societies' 26th Annual Juried Exhibit.

John's watercolor bath paintings; "Construct of the Mind", and "An Experience" are published in Studio Visit, Volume 11 published by The Open Studio Press, a juried selection of international visual artists. For more information visit www.studiovisitmagazine.com

John's watercolor bath painting; "Dare to Cross" will be exhibited in the New England Watercolor Societies' 125th Anniversary Exhibition at the Plymouth Center for the Arts October 20 – November 14, 2010.

John's watercolor bath painting; "Blackfish Creek" was accepted in the Cape Cod Art Associations' juried exhibition, All New England held from September 9- October 4, 2010.

John's watercolor bath painting; "Lunch at the National Gallery" was accepted in the Mississippi Watercolor Societies Grand National Exhibition juried competition held at the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson, Mississippi from October 3, 2010 -January 2, 2011 juried by Judi Coffey.

John's watercolor bath painting; "An Experience" was accepted in Southwest Watercolor Societies' 47th Annual juried Membership Exhibition juried by Katherine Chang Liu on exhibition August 17-September 25 at the Art Centre of Plano, Plano, TX.

John's watercolor bath painting; "Dining with Dina" was exhibited in the Provincetown Art Association and Museum members juried exhibition Paper Works juried by Betty Carroll Fuller, Director and Curator of the Higgins Art Gallery at Cape Cod Community College. The exhibit was February 19- March 28, 2010.

John has donated a White Line Woodcut to the 2010 WGBH Boston Art Auction entitled "Elephant Ear Patch".

John's watercolor bath painting, "Disparity Always Rules" was accepted in New England Watercolor Society's Annual Members juried exhibition at the Emmanuel Church Gallery in Boston, MA from April 30 – May 23, 2010.

John's watercolor bath painting; "Blackfish Creek" was accepted in the Copley Societies' juried Copley on Cape Cod Exhibition June 26, 2010.

John's watercolor bath painting; "Construct of the Mind" was accepted in the Cape Cod Art Associations' juried exhibition, The National from June 17-July 12, 2010.

John's Watercolor bath painting "Dining with Dina" was accepted in the New England Watercolor Societies New England Regional exhibition at the Art Complex Museum in Duxbury MA from September 13-January 24, 2010. The Juror was Frank Fredrico.

2009

John's Watercolor bath painting "Construct of Mind" was accepted in Southwest Wastercolor Societes' 46th Annual Membership Exhibition at the Art Centre of Plano in Plano TX. The exhibition was held from September 9-October 10, 2009. The Juror was Cheng-Khee Chee.

John's Watercolor bath painting "Lunch at the National Gallery" received an honorable mention in the Cape Cod Art Association's National Exhibition in Barnstable, MA. The exhibition took place June 18-July 13, 2009.

John's Watercolor Bath paintings "Disparity Always Rules" and "Upside Down Therapy" are on exhibit in the North West Watercolor Societies Signature Members exhibition at the University House in Issaquah, WA from June 11-October 17, 2009.

John Krenik has donated a White Line Woodcut to the 2009 WGBH Art Auction entitled "Tropical Virture".

2008

John Krenik has been named a signature member of the North West Watercolor Society (NWWS). John Krenik's watercolor bath painting entitled "Construct of the Mind" was juried into the NWWS's Waterworks 2008 exhibition juried by Betsy Dillard Stroud. The exhibition was held at the New Dimensions Gallery in Bellevue, WA from October 28 through December 5, 2008. John recieved the "Canson Award", a 7th place award of 25 sheets of 140 lb Arches Watercolor Paper.

John Krenik has been named a signature member of the National Watercolor Society (NWS). The painting that brought John's acceptance in the NWS is entitled "An Experience". The exhibition was held at the National Watercolor Society Building in San Pedro, CA from August 30-November 1, 2008. The jurors of selection were Miles G. Batt Sr., Carrie Burns Brown, and Cathy Woo. The Juror of Awards was Peter Adams. An Awards ceremony and Exhibition reception was held on September 13, 2008.

John Krenik's watercolor bath painting entitled "Dining with Dina" won an Honorable Mention in watercolor at the Cape Cod Art Association's 2008 New England Exhibition held at the Cape Cod Art Association on Rte 6A in Barnstable, MA. The exhibition was held September 11 through October 6, 2008.

John Krenik's watercolour bath painting entitled "Impediments Denied" was juried into the Southwest Watercolor Societies' 45th Annual Membership Exhibition held at the Art Centre of Plano, Plano, TX from August 29-September 27, 2008. The juror was Ratinda Das.

John Krenik donated a whiteline woodcut print, "Beach Cottages by the Sea" for the second annual Unitarian Universalist Meeting House of Chatham (UUMH)which was held on Tuesday, May 27, at the Wequassett Inn on Pleasant Bay in Chatham, MA.

John Krenik donated a whiteline woodcut print, "Hyannis Harbor from the Dockside" for the 2008 WGBH Art Auction. The auction was broadcast on Saturday, May 31, 2008.

John Krenik gave demonstation on his watercolor bath technique at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, 4404 Falmouth Road, Route 28, Cotuit, MA on Friday, April 25, 2008 at 12 noon-1pm.

John Krenik's watercolor Bath Painting "Lunch at the National Gallery" was juried into the New England Watercolor Societies' New England Regional Juried Exhibition at the Cotuit Center for the Arts April 12 through May 12, 2008. The exhibition was juried by Tom Nicholas, NA, AWS.

John Krenik's watercolor bath painting "Saturday Afternoon" was juried into the Northwest Watercolor Society's 68th Annual Open Exhibition 2008. John won the St Cuthberts Mill Award which is an award of $100. worth of some of the finest watercolor paper in the world. The Exhibition was Juried by Pat Dews, AWS, NWS, NCS, NAWA.

John Krenik's abstract watercolor bath painting "Impediments Denied" was juried into the New England Watercolor Societies 2008 Winter Members Show at the Emanuel Church Gallery on 15 Newbury Street, Boston, MA, January 17-February 14, 2008. The juror was Louise Melton.

2007

John Krenik's watercolor bath painting "Dining with Dina" received the Edgar A. Whitney Award in the Southwest Watercolor Societies 44th Annual Membership Exhibition October 9-29, 2007 at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in Richardson Texas. The Juror was Pat Dews, AWS, NWS, NCS, NAWA.

John Krenik's Watercolor bath painting "Upside Down Therapy" was juried into the National Collage Societies Membership Exhibition at the Cornell Museum in Delray Beach, FL September 13-October 28, 2007.

John Krenik was juried into the New England Watercolor Societies 2007 Winter Members Show and won Honorable Mention for his watercolor bath abstract "Map of Midnight" which was also sold in this show.

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