Summary

John Hrehov is represented by Denise Bibro Fine Art in New York City. His most recent solo exhibition at Denise Bibro was reviewed in the international periodical Art in America. He is the recipient of numerous awards including Best of Show, The American States Arts Competition, Indianapolis, Indiana, and Gladys Emerson Cook Prize in the Area of Prints, Drawings, and Pastels, 167th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, New York. His work is in numerous collections including the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Lincoln National Corporation, and Lutheran Social Services of Indiana.

Awards and Honors

2003 Jonh Hrehov: An Appreciation, IPFW School of Visual and Performing Arts, Fort Wayne, Indiana
1996 United Art & Education Supply Award, Regional Artists’ Biennial, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
1993 Best of Show, The American States Arts Competition, Indianapolis, Indiana, Juror: Susanne Ghez, Director The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago
1992 Gladys Emerson Cook Prize In the Area of Prints, Drawings, and Pastels, 167th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, New York
1991 Thieme Incentive Award for Summer Research and Study; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
1991 Award, 3rd place. Prints, Drawing, Mixed Media, The Indiana Arts Competition, American States Insurance Companies, Indianapolis, Indiana
1985 Critic’s Recognition Award, Donald B. Kuspit, Juror, MFA Exhibition, Krannert Museum of Art, Champaign, Illinois
1980 Eastman-Bolton Memorial Award, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

Reviews & Articles

2009 John Hrehov: An Appreciation, Yood, James, Prof. of Art History, Dir, New Arts Journalism Program, School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
2003 Henry, Gerrit, “John Hrehov at Denise Bibro,” Art in America, January 2003, pg. 111
2002 Kuspit, Donald, “John Hrehov’s Dry Wit,” Exhibition Catalog, Denise Bibro Fine Art Inc.
2000 Ell,
Larry,A Teacher With Talent,” Whatzup Magazine, April, 27, pg. 2 &25
1998
Basker, J. Taylor , "One Building Sized For All," West Beth Arts Review, September-October Listing
1998 “Precisely,” The Villager, October 21,
1997 Heilman,
Diane, “There’s A Message In Hrehov’s MediumLouisville Courier-Journal, June 15, pg. 14
1997 Agar,
Eunice , “John Hrehov’s Allegorical Realism,” American Artist, June, pg. 42-45
1995 Godfrey,
John, “Professors’ Potluck,” The Journal Gazette Fort Wayne, December 21, 1D, 6D
1986 Williams,
Kent, “The wide world of local art,” The Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette Weekend, September 5, pg. 20

Solo Exhibitions

2009 Denise Bibro Fine Art Inc., New York, NY
2004 Denise Bibro Fine Art Inc., New York, NY
2002 Denise Bibro Fine Art Inc., New York, NY
2001 IPFW Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN
2001 Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
2000 Denise Bibro Fine Art Inc., New York, NY
2000 Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
2000 Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville, KY
1999 Adams Hall Gallery, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
1998 Denise Bibro Fine Art Inc., New York, NY
1998 Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1997 Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
1995 Trinity Art Gallery, Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL

Education

John Hrehov received his MFA in Painting in 1985 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, and his BFA in Painting in 1981 from Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio.

Group Exhibitions

2005-06 The Art of the Bookplate, A 25th Anniversary show for Printworks gallery, Chicago, IL
2005 Views of Nature: Landscapes from the Permanent Collection , Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
2004 179th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
2003 The Exquisite Snake, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002-03 Invitational Exhibition, Denise Bibro Fine Art Inc., New York, NY
2002-03 New York Collection 2002, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Albright-Knox Art Museum, Buffalo, NY
2003 Through a Glass Darkly, First Presbyterian Church Gallery, First Presbyterian Church, Fort Wayne, IN
2002 The Broome Street Gallery Holiday Invitational Exhibition, Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Invitational Exhibition: Gallery & Guest Artists, Denise Bibro Fine Art Inc., New York, New York
2001 Invitational Exhibition, Denise Bibro Fine Art Inc., New York, New York2000-01 New York Collection 2000, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Albright-Knox Art Museum, Buffalo, NY
2000 Gallery Artists, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
1999-00 New York Collections 1999, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Albright-Knox Art Museum, Buffalo, NY
2000 Drawn Together, Annual Exhibition of Alumni Art, Reinberber Gallery, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
2000 Gallery Sampler, Denise Bibro Fine Art Inc., New York, NY
1999 Graphite, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
1998-99 New York Collections 1998, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Albright-Knox Art Museum, Buffalo, NY
1998 Small Packages, Wood Street Gallery Chicago, IL
1997 Group Invitational, Denise Bibro Fine Art, Inc., New York, NY
1997 Drawn Together, Annual Exhibition of Alumni Art, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
1997 Nathan Taves and John Hrehov Art Exhibit, Robert E. Wilson Gallery, Huntington College, Huntington, IN
1996 Regional Artists’ Biennial, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IL
1995 The American States Art Competition, American States Insurance Companies, Indianapolis, IN
1995 The First All-Campus Fine Arts Faculty Arts Exhibition from Indiana University, Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
1994 Multi Perspectives II, National Exhibition, An Art Place, Inc., Gallery, Chicago, IL
1994 Natural Wanders, Mabee Gallery, Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO
1993 The American States Art Competition, American States Insurance Companies, Indianapolis, IN
1992 IN/Form IV, Lemp Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1992 The Indiana Arts Competition, American States Insurance Companies, Indianapolis, IN
1992 167th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1991 Mid States Art Exhibition, 44th Annual Competition, The Evansville Museum of Arts Science, Evansville, IN
1991 Fort Wayne Collects, The Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN
1991 The Indiana Arts Competition, The American States Insurance Companies, Indianapolis, IN
1990 Partners and Proteges, Yvonne Rapp Gallery, Louisville, KY
1987 CIVA Juried Art Exhibition, Foundry Gallery Washington, DC
1988 John Hrehov/Timothy Vermeulen, Fine Art Gallery, Judson College, Elgin, IL

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