Artist Biography

John Krenik


Ph.D., General Education, Specialization in Art Education (in Progress), Walden University, Minneapolis, MN.
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-present.
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.
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, 1999.
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.

John Krenik Signature Art Society Memberships

Signature membership in each State or Regional professional artist society signifies the member has been juried into several very competitive juried national exhibits (usually 3-plus National exhibits within 10 years). Signature memberships indicate the artist achieved a high level of professional artistic expertise and accomplishment. The following are ten society memberships where John Krenik has triumphed as a signature member.

Signature Memberships

Georgia Watercolor Society
Hawaii Watercolor Society
Mississippi Watercolor Society
National Collage Society
National Watercolor Society
New England Watercolor Society
New Mexico Watercolor Society
Northwest Watercolor Society
Southwest Watercolor Society
Texas Watercolor Society

Art Awards

Honorable Mention, Mississippi Watercolor Societies 29th National Exhibit 2011.
Honorable Mention, Cape Cod Art Association, The National, 2009
St Cuthberts Mill Award, Northwest Watercolor Society, 2008
Canson Watercolor Paper Award, Northwest Watercolor Society, Waterworks, 2008
Edgar A. Whitney Award, Southwest Watercolor Society, 2007
Winchester Art and Frame Award, New England Watercolor Society’s 6th North American Biennial Show, 2002.
Silver Medal, New England Watercolor Society�s Members Exhibition, 1999.
Third Place, Eastern New Mexico University’s National Scene/Unseen Exhibition, 1998.
Award of Merit, Texas Watercolor Societies Forty-Ninth Annual Exhibition, 1998.
Best of Show, Southwest Watercolor Societies National Membership Exhibition, Dallas, TX, 1995.
2cnd Place, ART PROSPECT, La Jolla, Ca, 1995.
Honorable Mention, Georgia Watercolor Society, La Grange, GA, 1995.
3rd Prize, New England Watercolor Society, Duxbury, MA, 1995.
Best of Show, National Collage Society (formerly North Coast Collage Society), Seattle, WA. 1994.

Recent Solo Exhibitions

Cabot House Furniture, Weymouth, MA, 2011.
Old Selectman’s Building Gallery, Barnstable, MA, 2004.
Cummaquid Fine Arts, Cummaquid, MA, 2003.
Warwick Museum of Art, Warwick, RI, 2002.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1999.
Thornton Burgess Society, East Sandwich, MA, 1996.
Digital Equipment Corporation, Marlboro, MA , 1992.
Chez David Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1991.
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster, MA, 1990.

Selected Group Exhibitions

Cabot House, Weymouth. MA, 2008-2012.
Massachusetts Art Educators Exhibits, 2010, 2011, 2012.
Cotuit Center for the Arts, 2011, 2012.
Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA, 2006.
Artistic Appetites, Hyannis, MA, 1995-2004.
Chelsea Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, 1996-1998.
Gallery at C3TV, South Yarmouth, MA, 1993, 1998.
Rice/Pollack Galleries, Provincetown, MA, 1989-1992.
Chim Gregg Art Gallery, La Puente, CA, 1991.
Helio Galleries, New York, NY, 1990-1992.
Arte de los Noventa, Cozmel/Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, 1990.
Ariel Galleries, New York, NY, 1989, 1990.
Gallery La Merced, Maracaibo, Venezuela, 1989.
DeBerry Galleries, Provincetown, MA, 1988.

National/International Juried Watercolor Competitions

ART PROSPECT, La Jolla, CA, 1995, 1996.
Arizona Aqueous IX, Tubac, AZ, 1994, 2002.
Cape Cod Art Association, The National, 2009, 2010.
Eastern New Mexico Universities National Exhibition, Portales, NM, 1998.
Georgia Watercolor Societies XII National Exhibition, 1995, 1999.
Kentucky Watercolor Societies Aqueous ’94, Bowling Green, KY, 1994.
Louisiana Watercolor Society, New Orleans, LA, 1991, 1995.
Mississippi Watercolor Society, Jackson, MS, 1989, 1995, 1998, 2010, 2011.
National Watercolor Society 88th Annual Exhibition, 2008.
National Watercolor Society’s Signature and Associate Members Exhibition, 1999, 2005.
New England Watercolor Societies North American Biennial, 2000, 2002.
New Mexico Watercolor Society National Exhibit, 2002-5, Western Federation, 2011.
Nortwest Watercolor Society National Exhibit, “Waterworks” 2000, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011.
Oklahoma Watercolor Society, Oklahoma City, OK, 1990, 2000, 2003, 2004.
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Bethlehem, PA, 1992.
Philadelphia Watercolor Club, Philadelphia, PA, 1992.
Pikes Peak Watercolor Societies International Watermedia 1999, 2000.
San Diego Watercolor Society, San Diego, CA, 1991.
Southwestern Watercolor Society Membership Exhibition, TX, 1995-1999, 2007, 2009, 2010.
Texas Watercolor Society, San Antonio, TX, 1992, 1998 1999, 2001, 2002.

National/International Juried Collage Competitions

National Collage Society, 1994, 1997, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012.


Studio Visit Magazine, Summer Edition, Open Studio Press, Boston, MA, 2010.
Collage In All Dimensions, National Collage Society, Inc, Rohrich Corporation, Akron, Ohio, 2005.
Texas Watercolor Society, Fifty Years of Excellence, Thomas Reprographics, San Antonio, Texas, 1999.
“Nauset Art Teachers Exhibit”, VHS C3TV, South Yarmouth MA, December, 1998.
“Two Perspectives”, VHS C3TV, South Yormouth, MA, August, 1993.
“Tear into a Luminous Media”, The Artist’s Magazine, April, 1992.
New Visions 1991 Calendar, New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, WI, 1991.
“John Krenik’s Technique”, The Review, Cape Cods Arts and Antiques Magazine, September/October, 1989.
The Encyclopedia of Living Artists, Fourth Edition, Directors Guild of Publishers, Renaissance, CA, 1989.


Friends of Pleasant Bay, 2011, 2012.
Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, 2010, 2011.
Local Cultural Councils of Brewster, Orleans, Eastham, and Wellfleet, 2010, 2011.
Kappa Delta Pi, 2011.
Teacher Leadership Academy of Massachusetts, 2005.
Ludwig Vogelstien Foundation, Incorporated, 1989.

Museum Collections

Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA.

University Collection

College of the Arts, Kent State University, National Collage Society Teaching Collection, Kent, Ohio.

Selected Corporate Collections

Braunstein, Cohen, and Herman, Hyannis, MA.
Colin Fisher Studios, Cathedral City, CA.
Goodwin, Proctor and Hoar, Boston, MA.
Hale and Dorr, Boston, MA.
Webb Builders, Juno Beach, FL.