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.
Nauset Regional Middle School, Orleans, MA, 1987-2016, Art Teacher, grades 6-8.
Nashua Catholic Junior High School, Nashua, NH, 1984-1987, Art Teacher, grades 7-9.
Holy Infant Jesus Elementary School, Nashua, NH, 1985-1987 Art Teacher, grades K-6.
Nature's Classroom, New England Locations, 1981-1984, Outdoor Education, grades 4-9.
Public and Private Schools, Minnesota 1980-1981, Substitute Teaching, all subjects, 6-12
Service to Community Organizations and Individuals
Phi Delta Kappa International: panel of reviewers for April Issue of Classroom Tips, 2012.
Phi Delta Kappa International: panel of reviewers for Future Educators of America Projects' Moment Competition, 2012.
Kappa Delta Pi Educational Foundation: Scoring Literacy Alive Projects, 2011-2012.
Instructional Consultant, Class Measures, 2006-2007.
Professional Education Achievements and Art Education Awards
Kappa Delta Pi, Teacher of Honor, 2010, Honored at KDP Convo Indianapolis, IN, 2011.
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.
Nauset Teachers Association: Building Representative, 2005-2006; Vice President 2006-2007.
Manchester Who's Who Registry of Professionals and Executives, Life Member, 2005.
Massachusetts Middle School Art Educator of the Year, 2003.
Teacher Leadership Academy of Massachusetts, Fellow 2003, Lifetime Member 2003, Board of Directors 2006, Co-Chair 2006-2009.
Master Teacher, Massachusetts Department of Education, 2001-2008.
National Board Certified Teacher, Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood/Art, 2001-2011
National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, Assessment Scorer 2003.
Presentations at National and International Professional Education Organizations
“Would Teaching Either Problem-based Learning or Skills-based learning Significantly Increase Students Drawing Abilities?” at the National Art Education Association Convention in Fort Worth, Texas, March 7-10, 2013.
“Revisiting Field Dependence/Independence, Perception, Creativity, and Artistic Outcomes” at the National Art Education Association Convention in Fort Worth, Texas, March 7-10, 2013.
“Arts Day: Engaging Your Entire School Population in the Arts during an Entire School Day” at the Canadian Society of Education through Art 2012 Conference in Edmonton, Alberta, October, 25-27, 2012.
“Arts Day: Engaging Your Entire School Population in the Arts during an Entire School Day” at the National Art Education Association Convention in New York, NY, March 2, 2012.
“Creativity and Intelligence: What Underlying Influences do Motivation and Attention have on Creativity and Learning?” at the Canadian Society of Education through Art 2011 Conference in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, October 14, 2011.
“Creativity and Intelligence: What Underlying Influences do Motivation and Attention have on Creativity and Learning?” at the 2011 National Art Education Association National Convention in Seattle Washington, March 17-20, 2011.
“Neuroscience and Creativity: Why Every Art Teacher Should Know How Their Students Think and Create” at the 2011 National Art Education Association National Convention in Seattle Washington, March 17-20, 2011.
“Neurological Functions, Thinking, and Creativity” poster session at the 27th International Learning and the Brain Conference; No Brain Left Behind: Improving Teaching, Testing and Treatment in Cambridge, MA November 19-21, 2010.
“Neurological Functions, Thinking, and Creativity: Gaining a Greater Understanding of How People Think and Create” at Art/InterFace; Ontario Society of Education through Art/Canadian Society of Education through Art Conference 2010 on October 16 at the Ontario College of Art and Design, in Toronto, Canada.
“Neurological Functions, Thinking, and Creativity” poster session at the National Art Education Convention in Baltimore Maryland, April 14-18, 2010.
“Neuroscience, Self Awareness and it's Relation to Art: A Specific Look at Adolescent Neurology”, poster session at the Learning and the Brain Conference in Washington, D.C., May 7-9, 2009. John also introduced the guest speakers, Dr. Lawrence Steinberg, and Dr. Robert Epstein for their session, “Teen Brains and Thinking”, as well as a scheduled panel discussion immediately following the lectures.
“Neuroscience, Self Awareness and it's Relation to Art: A Specific Look at Adolescent Neurology”, as well as a poster session on the same topic at the National Art Education Association' National Convention in Minneapolis, MN in April, 2009.
“Mindful Expressions of Fear, Memories, and the Surreal”, National Art Education Association 47th Annual Convention, March, 2007, NY, NY
“Visual Figurative Language with Meaning”, “Creating Beautiful Elaborate Patterns”, National Art Education Association 46th Annual Convention, March, 2006, Chicago, IL
“Creating Art from Personal Issues”, “Memorials and Tributes”, National Art Education Association 45th Annual Convention, March, 2005, Boston, MA
“Meaningful and Controversial Social and Personal Art Issues”, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development 60th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, April, 2005, Orlando, FL
“Meaningful and Controversial Art Issues” National Art Education Association 44th Annual Convention, April, 2004, Denver, CO
Presentations at Regional Professional Educational Conferences
“Creating Meaningful Art from Personal Issues”, New England League of Middle School Students Annual Unified Arts Conference, November, 2006.
“Creating Art from Personal Issues”, New England Art Education Biennial Conference, November, 2005.
“Linear Perspective”, New England Art Education Biennial Conference, November, 2003
“Personal Issue Posters”, New England Art Education Biennial Conference, November, 2001
“Rotational Patterns”, New England Art Education Biennial Conference, November, 1999
“Sundials”, New England Art Education Biennial Conference, November, 1997
Presentations at Massachusetts Art Education Association Conferences
“Abstract Art: Appreciation through Personal Experience”, November, 2011
“Neuroscience and Creativity: Why Every Art Teacher Should Know How Their Students Think and Create”, November, 2010
“Neurological Functions, Thinking, and Creativity”, November, 2009
“Neuroscience, Self Awareness and it's Relation to Art: A Specific Look at Adolescent Neurology”, November, 2008
“Designing Hawaiian Quilts”, November, 2006
“Social Issue Murals”, “Linear Perspective”, November, 2002
“Personal Issue Posters”, May, 2001
“Architectural Gingerbread Houses”, October, 2000
“Egyptian Registers”, May, 1999
Presentations at All Day Workshops, Cape Cod Collaborative, Barnstable, MA
“Finding meaning by the creation of Patterns and Abstraction”, 2012
“Teaching the Difficulties: Ideational Art and Linear Perspective”, 2006
“Meaningful and Personal Art Connections: Memorials and Tributes, Social Justice Murals”, 2005
Authored Art Education Publications
Krenik, J. (in press). Influences of attention on creativity, intelligence, and learning. The Canadian Review of Art Education.
Krenik, J. (in press). Neurological functions, thinking, and creativity. Art Education.
Krenik, J. (2005, November). Overcoming difficulties with students. The Teacher Leader [Teacher Leadership Academy of Massachusetts].
Krenik, J. (1992, April). Tear into a luminous media. The Artists Magazine, 9(4), 46.
Publications Featuring Artwork
Studio Visit Magazine, Summer Edition, Open Studio Press, Boston, MA, 2010
Collage in all Dimensions, National Collage Society, Malcolm Llewellyn Publishing, Washington, DC, 2005
Fifty Years of Excellence, Texas Watercolor Society, San Antonio, TX, 1999
“Fifty Years of Excellence” Watercolor 5(19), 112, American Artist Publication, Summer, 1999
“Nauset Art Teachers Exhibit”, VHS C3TV, South Yarmouth, MA, December, 1998
“Two Perspectives”, VHS C3TV, South Yarmouth, MA, August, 1993
New Visions 1991 Calendar, New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, WI, 1991
“John Krenikï¿½s Technique”, The Review, Cape Cod's Arts and Antiques Magazine, 4, 46-49, September/October, 1989
The Encyclopedia of Living Artists, Fourth Edition, Directors Guild of Publishers, Renaissance, CA, 1989.
Awards in National Art Exhibits
Honorable Mention, Mississippi Watercolor Society, Grande National, 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
Honorable Mention, New England Watercolor Societies Annual Members Exhibit, 2007
Outstanding Achievement, National Collage Society National Show, 2005
Winchester Art and Frame Award, New England Watercolor Society Biennial National Exhibit, 2002
Silver Medal, New England Watercolor Societyï¿½s 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.
National/International Juried Watercolor Competitions
National Watercolor Society 88th Annual Exhibition, 2008.
New Mexico Watercolor Society National Exhibit, 2002-5, Western Federation, 2011.
Nortwest Watercolor Society National Exhibit, ï¿½Waterworksï¿½ 2000, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011.
National Watercolor Society's Signature and Associate Members Exhibition, 1999, 2005.
Eastern New Mexico Universities National Exhibition, Portales, NM, 1998.
ART PROSPECT, La Jolla, CA, 1995, 1996.
Southwestern Watercolor Society Membership Exhibition, TX, 1995-1999, 2007, 2009, 2010.
Louisiana Watercolor Society, New Orleans, LA, 1991, 1995.
Georgia Watercolor Societies XII National Exhibition, 1995, 1999.
Kentucky Watercolor Societies Aqueous "94, Bowling Green, KY, 1994.
National Collage Societies Annual Juried Exhibition, 1994, 1997, 2002, 2010, 2011.
Arizona Aqueous IX, Tubac, AZ, 1994, 2002.
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Bethlehem, PA, 1992.
Philadelphia Watercolor Club, Philadelphia, PA, 1992.
Pikes Peak Watercolor Societies International Watermedia 1999, 2000.
Texas Watercolor Society, San Antonio, TX, 1992, 1998 1999, 2001, 2002.
San Diego Watercolor Society, San Diego, CA, 1991.
Oklahoma Watercolor Society, Oklahoma City, OK, 1990, 2000, 2003, 2004.
Mississippi Watercolor Society, Jackson, MS, 1989, 1995, 1998, 2010, 20ll.
New England Watercolor Societies North American Biennial, 2000, 2002.
Cape Cod Art Association, The National, 2009, 2010.
Recent One Person Exhibits
Cabot House Furniture, Weymouth, MA, 2011.
Old Selectmanï¿½s 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, 2008-2010
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.
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.
Signature Memberships in National Art Societies
National Watercolor Society
National Collage Society
North West Watercolor Society
New England Watercolor Society
Southwest Watercolor Society
Texas Watercolor Society
Mississippi Watercolor Society
The Copley Society of Art, Copley Artist
Cape Cod Art Association
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.
Friends of Pleasant Bay, 2011, 2012
Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, 2010, 2011
Local Cultural Councils: Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Brewster, MA, 2010, 2011
Kappa Delta Pi, 2011
Teacher Leadership Academy of Massachusetts, 2005
Ludwig Vogelstien Foundation, Incorporated, 1989
Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA.
School of Art, Kent State University, National Collage Society Teaching Collection, Kent, Ohio.