John Krenik, Ph.D. Artist and Art Educator

John Krenik, Ph.D., an award-winning art educator, and artist, received his Ph.D. from Walden University and specialized in Art Education. Dr. Krenik's dissertation, The Influence of Problem-Based Learning on Drawing Ability, revealed inconclusive results. Dr. Krenik presented over 33 visual art education topics at national, international, regional, and State conferences. John Krenik exhibits his artwork nationally and locally. John Krenik's debut poetry collection, "Across the Bay" is scheduled for publication in the fall of 2021.

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About John Krenik

John Krenik



Ph.D., General Education, Specialization
in Art , Walden
University, Minneapolis, MN, 2014

Masters in Art Education, University of
Massachusetts at Dartmouth, Dartmouth,
MA, 1994.

Bachelor of Science in Art Education,
Minnesota (Mankato) State University,
Mankato, MN, 1980.


Art Educator, Nauset Regional Middle
School, Orleans, MA, 1987-2016.

Art Educator, Nashua Catholic Schools,
Nashua, NH, 1983-1987.

Teaching Awards:

Kappa Delta Pi, Teacher of Honor, 2010.

Cambridge Who’s Who, Professional of
the Year, Art Education, 2007.

Manchester’s Who’s Who Among
Executives and Professionals, 2005-06,
Professional of the Year, 2007.

Manchester’s Who’s Who Among
Executives and Professionals, 2005-06,
Professional of the Year, 2007.

Massachusetts Middle School Art Educator
of the Year, 2003.

Teacher Leadership Academy of
Massachusetts, Fellow, 2003.

National Board Certified Teacher, Early
Adolescence Through Young Adulthood,
Art 2001-2011.

Chairman of Exhibitions:

New England Watercolor Societies New
England Juried Show, The Cahoon
Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA,

New England Watercolor Societies 6th
North American Show, Federal Reserve
Bank, Boston, MA, 1998.

New England Watercolor Societies Annual
Juried Exhibition at the Guild of Boston
Artists, Boston, MA, 1995, 1997.

New England Watercolor Societies Juried
Exhibition at the Provincetown Art
Association and Museum, Provincetown,
MA, 1997.

Signature Memberships:

National Watercolor Society
National Collage Society

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The Pond in Winter

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John Krenik's "The Pond in Winter" a new watercolor bath painting, 27 x 38 won Best of Show in Plymouth Center for the Arts 50th Anniversary Annual Juried Exhibit

Four Sisters in Remedial Reading

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John Krenik's "Four Sisters in Remedial Reading" a new watercolor bath painting, 29 x 24 was juried in New England Watercolor Society Members Exhibit at the Guild of Boston

Aunties Birthday

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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.