A native of Maryland, Bryan Krpejs grew up along the eastern seaboard and has had a lifelong love for all things nautical. He studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art, where he learned the art of watercolor painting, acrylics and pen and ink.
Today Krpejs works primarily in watercolor, but he also paints in acrylic, pen and ink, gouache, casein and oils. His favorite subjects are nautical themes and architectural landscapes.
Local awards include a Second Place in the Silver Coast Winery Viognier label competition; the Waterway Art Association Spring Show Honorable Mention (2012, 2005), Merit Award (2006), and Award of Distinction (2007); BB&T Bank corporate purchases (2006 and 2005); and Associated Artists of Southport Honorable Mention (2010 and 2007).
Krpejs exhibits his work at Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, N.C. His works were featured in the gallery’s group nautical-themed show The Sailing Life.
He is a member of Studio 12, a painting group that works out of Sunset River Marketplace each week. He is also a member of Waterway Art Association and Brunswick Arts Council.