44th Annual Art Awards winner - "The Art of Giving"
August 2020 - Mark was honored by the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville at the 44th Annual Art Awards for "The Art of Giving"
"The Art of Giving" award:
a. stewards their resources to fund, support, and sustain arts and culture programs;
b. gives to various organizations within the arts and culture community;
c. is a philanthropist who willingly gives to benefit the mission of an organization;
d. supports through their financial resources as well as their time commitment;
e. develops long term relationships to assist with organizational growth.
St. Johns County 200th Anniversary Photography Contest Winner
May 2021 - Mark Krancer wins the 200th anniversary of St. Johns County Photography Contest in 2 of 5 districts. Places as an honorable mention in another district. These images were selected from over 800 submissions.
Among the winners are an aerial image of downtown St. Augustine, a shot of Bull's Hit Ranch in western St. Johns County, and a photo of the Alpine Groves dock.
Artist Receives Grant from the Community First Cares Foundation
The funding from this individual artist grant in 2019 will allow photographer Mark Krancer to embark on a project focusing on the rehabilitation and resocialization of formerly incarcerated individuals, and the value they can contribute to society post-incarceration.
Mark Krancer was the recipient of the 2016 Resident News "Why I Love My Neighborhood" award.
Florida Times Union
In 2015, Mark Krancer was honored to win his first award, 1st Place in The Florida Times-Union Employee Photography Contest.