Barbara Krans Jenkins

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580 Megglen Avenue, Akron, Ohio, 44303-2414 phone (330) 836-5850
Email: jenxpc64 at aol dot com
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1960-1963 Bowling Green State University
1965 Graduated, Kent State University, B.S. in Education (Art, K-12)
1985 The University of Akron, (Graphic Design Post Bac.), 1979; (renewed teaching certificate)

National Juried Exhibitions

2003 The CPSA Second Experimental Exhibition "Explore This!", The Court House Cultural Center, Stuart, FL
2000 "Going Beyond the Line", the Vera Kurnow Gallery, Rising Sun, IN
1997 "National Christian Fine Arts Exhibit", Henderson Art Gallery, San Juan College, Farmington, NM
1993 "Botanics National Exhibition", Gallery 10, Rockport, IL
1993 "Contemporary Works of Faith" 13th Biennial Exhibition of the Liturgical Art Guild, Columbus, OH
1992 "Realism Up Close - Small Works National Exhibition", Massey Fine Arts, Santa Teresa, NM


2002 Book: Colored Pencil Explorations, by Janie Gildow, North Light
2001 Book: Artist's Photo Reference, BUILDINGS and BARNS, (chapter artist) by Gary Greene, North Light
1998 Book: Artist's Photo Reference, FLOWERS (Front cover, chapter artist), by Gary Greene, North Light
1997 Book: The Best of Flower Painting, (cover flap, American jacket; Back cover, European), North Light
1996 Book: Creative Colored Pencil Landscapes, by Vera Curnow, Rockport Publishers
1995 Book: Creative Colored Pencil, A Step-By-Step-Guide,by Vera Curnow, Rockport Publishers
1981 Cover Design: Friends Magazine, D.C.Cook Publishing Co., Chicago, IL
1977,'76 Calendars: Great Northern Bank, Copley, OH
1976-79 Western Reserve Magazine, Garretsville, OH
1966 Book: Introduction to Figure Drawing, by Philip Wigg, Wm. C. Brown Co. Inc. Pub.

Galleries which have represented my work (selected) :

2000 - closing, 2002 The Betty Graubard Gallery, Fort Bragg, CA
1999 - 2002 The Vera Curnow Gallery, Rising Sun, IN
Email: vera [at]
1996 - present The Lawrence Churski Gallery, Bath, OH
1992 - 1994 The Ruth Carlson Gallery, Mendocino, CA

Solo Exhibitions (or * Duo) (recent, selected) :

2002 Gallery 732 Woman's City Club Gallery
2001,2002 Betty Graubard Gallery

Group Exhibitions (recent, selected)

2003 High Road Gallery, Worthington, OH
2003 "Explore This!", Stuart, FL
2002 Mendocino Art Center Gallery Artist's In Residence Show
2002 Mendocino Art Center Gallery Instructors Show
2002 The (Invitaional) Summit Art Space Inaugural Show
2002 Alliance for the Visual Arts
2002, '01, '00, '99, '98, '97 CPSA DC 101 "I Can't Believe It's Colored Pencil!" annual shows
2002,'01, '00, '99, '98, '97 ASA Members Show, Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
2002, '01, '00, '99 CPSA DC 210 Castro Valley Show; Adobe Art Center, Castro Valley, CA
2000, '98 47th and 46th Annual Central Adirondack Art Show, Old Forge, NY

Awards (selected):

2003 First Place, Columbus Colored Pencil Guild Show, High Road Gallery, Worthington, OH
2000 Honorable Mention, "Going Beyond the Line", The Vera Curnow Gallery, Rising Sun, IN
2000 First Place, Mixed Media, Central Adirondack Art Show, Art Center, Old Forge, NY
1997 Excellence Award, National Christian Fine Arts Exhibit, Farmington, NM

Memberships (current):