2022 Legacy Award Recipient
Biography / Artist Statement
Lynwood taught printmaking at Texas Tch University for 40 years. As a visiting artist, he 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.
Lynwood Kreneck was the founder and Director of Colorprint USA, a national print exhibition.
He has judged several mixed media shows as well as national printmaking exhibitions. Including National Works on Paper, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; the 32nd Bradley International Print and Drawing Competition, Peoria, Ill. and Arts Now! in Bangor Ireland.
Kreneck is represented in over 60 museum and university collections including: US State Department- Art in Embassies program, Washington, DC; Art Institute of Chicago, Il; 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.
In 2006, Lynwood 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 American Graphic Artists centennial exhibition at the Art Students League in New York City.