Biography / Artist Statement
Ten books contain major articles by or about the artist or reproductions of his work. The list includes “The Complete Printmaker” by John Ross and Clare Romano, and “Lynwood Kreneck – Printmaker,” published by Texas Tech University Press, which features 100 full color reproductions of his art.
As a visiting artist, Kreneck has visited over 80 universities and colleges here and abroad. He has been included in over 200 national and international invitational and juried exhibitions with over 40 prizes and honors. Kreneck has taught and demonstrated the results of his research in Waterbase Screenprinting at the invitation of more than 50 colleges and universities in this country as well as in New Zealand, Germany, Ireland, China and Belgium. Kreneck has just complete a series of nine two-person art exhibitions with his wife, Ellie, who is a noted art quilter whose work appears in Art Quilts Unfolding, the first book devoted to the entire history of art quilting
Kreneck is represented in over 60 museum and university collections including: U.S. State Department – Art in Embassies program, Washington, D.C.; Art Institute of Chicago; the High Museum, Atlanta. GA; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the San Diego Museum of Art; the Royal Museum of Antwerp, Belgium; and The Biblioteque Nationale, Paris, France
Lynwood Kreneck is the founder and director of Colorprint USA, a national print exhibition.
In 2006, Kreneck received the lifetime achievement award for Excellence In Teaching Printmaking at the Southern Graphics International Conference in Madison, WI. In 2015 he received a top prize in the Society of AmericanGraphic Artists centennial exhibition at the Art Students League in New York City,
He earned a BFA and MFA in printmaking from the University of Texas at Austin.