Biography / Artist Statement
Ten books contain major articles by or about the artist or reproductions of Lynwood Kreneck’s 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 travelled to more than 80 universities and colleges here and abroad. He has been included in over 200 national and international invitational and juried exhibitions winning more than 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. He has completed 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 more than 60 museum and university collections including: US State Department – Art in Embassies program, Washington, DC; Art Institute of Chicago, Il; High Museum in Atlanta,GA; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the San Diego Museum of Art; the Royal Museum of Antwerp in Belgium; and The Biblioteque Nationale in Paris, France.
Lynwood Kreneck is the founder and director of Colorprint USA, a national print exhibition.
In 2006, he 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. He earned a BFA and MFA from the University of Texas at Austin.