"John Hrehov's oil paintings and charcoal drawings may be inspired by everything from poetry to vintage toys, but they are alike in that all of them reveal his interest in what he calls 'allegorical realism'."

-Eunice Agar, "John Hrehov’s Allegorical Realism," American Artist, June, 1997



Current Events

In A Midnight World and Nocturne

In A Midnight World is a solo exhibition of oil paintings by John Hrehov that explores the Night. It will be accompanied by Nocturne, a parallel exhibition of works by 50 artists juried by John Hrehov. Artlink Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN. October 27 to November 20, 2022


South Shore Arts 79th Annual Salon Show

John's painting, Summer Gate, included in the show and awarded the Ag Perryman Award For Excellence. The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Munster, IN. September 9 to November 6, 2022


Hoosier Salon 98th Annual Exhibition

John's painting, The Four Seasons, included in the show at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis. August 27 to October 23, 2022


Mid-Summer River North Gallery Walk

John's work will be feautured by Gallery Victor Armendariz in the 2022 Mid-Summer River North Gallery Walk in Chicago. Friday, July 8, 2022, 5-8pm.


Knight Vision - Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov’s strategic maneuvers

John's 1997 painting, Height and Depth, used to illustrate an article in Bookforum. June/July/August, 2022


Paintings & Ceramics: John Hrehov and Seth Green

Exhibit of paintings and drawings by John Hrehov and ceramics by Seth Green. First Presbyterian Church Art Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN. March 25 to May 22, 2022


John Hrehov opens up a world of possibility for PFW art students

Article about John Hrehov's teaching career on Purdue University Fort Wayne's news site. January 13, 2022


Artistic Works of Whimsy

Article about John Hrehov's work and the 2021 Recharge New Surrealist Prize in the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette. January 13, 2022


2021 Recharge New Surrealist Prize

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced John Hrehov as the 2021 recipient of its Recharge New Surrealist Prize. The $7,000 award is supported by funding granted to NYFA by the Gu Family of The Recharge Foundation, a private non-profit organization that aims to promote cross-cultural craftsmanship preservation and create dialogues between antiques, high jewelry, fine arts, and technology.