Jeffrey Kronsnoble was born in Milwaukee, WI, Feb.9, 1939. He earned his Bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin, and his MFA from the University of Michigan in 1963. That year, he joined the Art faculty at the University of South Florida, in Tampa, Fl.
Kronsnoble’s paintings and drawings have been exhibited in regional and national competitions, group and solo exhibitions. He has been featured in one person shows at galleries in New York, Milwaukee, New Orleans, La Jolla, and Tampa. Group show venues have included The Milwaukee Art Museum, Detroit Institute of the Arts, the Chicago Art Institute, the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, New Orleans Museum of Art, the Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC, the National Academy of Design and Butler Institute of American Art.
His work is represented in the permanent collections of art museums in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Orlando, Daytona Beach, Jacksonville, New Orleans, and in over 175 public, corporate and private collections. Kronsnoble’s awards include the William A. Paton and Thomas B. Clarke prizes from the National Academy of Design in New York, and three Individual Artists Grants from the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs.
A 25-year retrospective exhibition of his work was presented in 1990 at the Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland and traveled to museums in Melbourne, Hollywood, and Ft. Myers. In 2008 Kronsnoble was featured in a show, “Notes on the 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries,” at Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Georgia. Of his art, Museum Curator Jay Williams says, “….Kronsnoble’s paintings and drawings are poetic commentaries — he calls them “notes” — about the struggle between order and chaos in modern life and contemporary art.”