About John Kneapler
John Kneapler is a gestural abstract expressionist painter. Weather it is his lyrical landscapes or watercolor fish, his paintings emit energy, liveliness, and openness. His ability to dance with color is defined by his powerful brush strokes and help define his unique style. His striking color combinations and sense of fluidity carry through his confidence, maturity and openness to his work. John grew up in Miami, Florida near the water, and loves the ocean, changing weather and skies. He is happy that his paintings and prints make people feel good and loves bringing joy to others lives.
John is President of John Kneapler Design, an award-winning design firm based in NYC that specializes in branding, packaging and graphic design. His designs have been featured in every major communications design publication and he has 6 greeting card designs in the Museum of Modern Art. John was a competitive gymnast in high school.

Education

The Art Students League of New York
Adjunct Professor, Communications Design - Pratt Institute   
Pratt Institute: Graduated with Honors with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design
Florida State University Bachelor of Arts
Recent  Exhibitions

Feb 28 to August 27, 2018
CUSP NYC Gallery - Sunset Park, Brooklyn
Group Show - Blue State of Mind
August 2017
Art Students League - Exhibition Outreach Show
Manhattan Borough President's Office - New York, NY
City Views Exhibition
June 25 to August 7, 2015
CUSP NYC Gallery - New York, NY
One Man Show - Summer Breezes
July 24 to September 9, 2013
THE OUT NYC HOTEL
One Man Show (with over 60 paintings displayed.)
February 12th to April 12, 2011
Gregory Way Gallery - Beverly Hills, CA
One Man Show - The Approaching Series
October 29 to Dec 5th 2010
Syd Entel Galleries - Safety Harbor,FL 
One Man Show
May 30th to June 28th, 2009
The Gallery Sag Harbor, NY
May 2008
Ogilvy and Maher Worldwide Headquarters NYC
Exhibition Outreach Group Show exhibitor
sponsored by the Art Students League of New York 
July - August 2007
Buchmann Tower 5th Avenue and 53rd Street
Solo Exhibition - Sponsored by the Art Students League of New York 
2007
Tower 51
Group Show Exhibition Participant, Sponsored by the Art Students League of New York.
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