curriculum vitae

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EDUCATION

1987-1991 BA in Art, Washington College, Chestertown MD

1991-1994: Apprentice to Heinrich Meyerfeldt, Certificate of Chamber of Commerce,

Hamburg, Germany. : Graduated Suma cum Laude in Theoretical and Practical Exams.

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

1995-Present: Vicco von Voss Furniture and Timber Framing Design (Self-employed)

Chestertown MD

1991-1994: Apprentice to Heinrich Meyerfeldt, Hamburg Germany

1987-1990: Assistant Water Front Director, restoration and conservation of wooden boats, Chestertown MD

1987-1991: Carriage House Refinishing, Church Hill MD

 

AWARDS, EXHIBITIONS:

 

August 2015: William Thornton Award for Excellence in Craftsmanship , “Made: In America”,Award/2016

February 2015: Best in Show: “Woodworkers Showcase”, River Arts

November 6-29:”The art of Stewardship Juried Art Exhibition”, Chester River Association, Chestertown Md

November 2014:”Urban Bungalow Show”, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington DC,

October17-19,2014: “A Fine Art Marketplace and Craft Show”, Academy Art Museum, Easton Md

September 4-October 3, 2014: ”Transformations: The Art of Vicco Von Voss”, Kohl Gallery, Washington College, Chestertown MD.

May-July 2014:”Wood transformed”, Academy Art Museum,Easton Md

October 2011:”Form,Function,Frvolit”, Centre for the Arts, Centreville Md

June 3 2010: 2008 ESHI (Eastern Shore Heritage Incorporated) Honoree (Traditional/Bearer)

2005: Open House & Contemporary Art Exhibition, Chestertown MD

1997-2014: Carla Massoni Gallery, Chestertown MD

2002: Niche Award Finalist (Furniture Category)

2001: Creations Gallery, Hockessin Gallery

1996-2000: Meredith Gallery, Baltimore MD

1997: Academy of the Arts, Easton MD

1994-1995: Reidelbach Gallery, Detroit MI

1994: Exhibition of Apprentice Master Pieces, Hamburg, Germany

1993-1994: Aktion Kiekeberg New Furniture Movement, Hamburg, Germany

1991: Lynette Nielsen Art Award, Washington College, Chestertown MD

1994: Exhibition of Apprentice Master Pieces, Hamburg Germany

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

October 8,2015 “Weather downs sculpture” Kent County News

October 5,2015 “Sankalpa sculpture is Chester riverworthy” The Star Democrat

October 1,2015 “Sankalpa sculpture is Chester riverworthy” Kent County News

July 23,2015 “River Arts, Center for Environment & Society announces 1st River Fest” Kent county News

Spring 2015 “Furnishings that blend aesthetics and functionality” Chesapeake Home

February/March “ Craft of the Chesapeake” American Craft

February 12,2015 “Woodworker winners announced” Kent County News

Winter 2014 “SANDBOX Sparks Interplay of the Arts and Science” Washington College Magazine

November 27,2014 “Taunting the Big Bad Wolf” Home The New York Times

October 2014 “Chester River Arts celebrates15th year” Chesapeake 360

September 2014 “Vicco von Voss Exhibits in Kohl Gallery” Attraction

July 3 2014 ”Gallery:Reporposed wood takes on ‘another life’” Delmarva Now

Fall 2014 “Vicco von Voss 2014 Fall Woodworking Workshops” sponsored by the

Academy of Art Museum, Academy of Art Museum Magazine

July 2014 “Academy Art Museum July Events” Attraction

June 2014 “ A Sense of Place” Inside Several Local Artists’ Studios What’s Up? Eastern Shore

May/June 2014 “Wood Transformed: The Art of Vicco von Voss” What’s Up? Eastern Shore

May 9, 2014 “Museum to Open Three New Exhibits” Star Democrat

Summer 2014 “Wood Transformed: The Art of Vicco von Voss” Academy Art Museum Magazine

Summer 2014 Annapolis Home “A Beauty on Winding Creek” Vol 4 No. 6 2013

October 2013, “Chestertown River Arts Studio Tour”, What’s Up Eastern Shore

July 2013 “Artsy Conservation: A sit-down with wood worker Vicco von Voss” Chesapeake 360           

July 4, 2013 “Maryland Community Becomes a Patron of the Arts” Voice of America

2012 “The Artist and The Art” The American Board of Surgery Hard Bound Edition

October 18, 2012 Tidewater Trader Vol 31 No. 16“Chestertown RiverArts Studio Tour”

October 2012  Chestertown RiverArts 13th Annual Studio Tour Attraction Magazine

Vol 2 No. 2 The Bridal Issue, The Shore Life

November 3-6, 2011, Timber Framers Guild 27th Annual Eastern Conference

Summer, 2011, American Style

May 2011, American Style

June 3, 2010, Kent County News

October 2007, Chesapeake Life

Fall 2007, Washington College Magazine

October 5 2006, Kent County News

September and October 2006, Home and Design

May 13 2006, Promotional Brochure by Oak Lane Day School, PA

May and June 2006, Style

August 2005, Timber Homes Illustrated

June 2005, Chesapeake Life

Summer 2005, Timber Home Illustrated

March 19 2005, Open House Contemporary Art Exhibit

November and December 2004, Scantlings

August 2004, Chesapeake Business Ledger

Summer 2004, The Hunt

May and June 2003, Home and Design

June 2003, Metropolis

Winter 2002, Niche Magazine

November 2002, The Colonial Woodcutter

March, April 2002, Chesapeake Life

February 7 2002, Tidewater Trader

January 24 2002, Kent County News

November 2001, The Colonial Woodcutter

Spring and Summer 2001, Sultana

Spring 2001, Sultana Shipmates Magazine

March 2001, The Home Improvement Guide

July 2000, Chesapeake

March 26 1998, Tidewater Trader

June 1998, Art Matters

Fall 1998, Chesapeake Life

1997, Sea Ray Preferred Customer Club Catalog

December 12 1997, Eastern Shore Invitational, Academy of Arts, Easton MD.

December 1997, The Sunday Star

October 4 1997, Kent County News

September 1997, Tidewater Trader

September 1997, Carla Massoni Art Gallery Brochure

Spring 1996, Downtown Chestertown Visitors Guide

September 19 1996, The Washington Post

May 1996, Art Matters

Fall 1995, Carla Massoni Art Gallery Brochure

Spring 1995, Washington College Magazine

 

 

 

LECTURES

 

February 2015: Annapolis Woodworkers Guild “Listening to Wood”

Spring 2015: Spring Woodworking Workshops, hosted by Chester River Arts, Chestertown MD. 1/24, 2/21, 3/21, 4/18

June 2014: Washington Woodworkers Guild “Different uses of curves in my designs”

Spring 2014: Spring Woodworking Workshops, hosted by Chester River Arts, Chestertown MD. 1/18, 2/22, 3/22, 4/19

Fall 2013 Vicco von Voss Lecture Series: Understanding the Subtleties of Wood

10/11/13, The Impact of Nature on Culture, 11/8/13, A Hands-on Approach,12/13/13

November 4-6 2011: Timber Framers Guild 27th Annual Eastern Conference “Designing and Building contemporary furniture (timber frames)” and “Joining natural edge timbers using a reference face to define square joinery”.

January 2011: Annapolis Woodworks Guild, Guest Lecturer “Craftsmanship”

2011 Beginner Woodworkers Classes: Pattern-Making, Bent-Lamination Workshops, Timber framing

2010 Beginner Woodworkers Classes: Pattern-Making, Bent-Lamination Workshops

October 18, 2008: Washington College, Chestertown MD Tree Talk: “The Scientific and Spiritual Understanding of Trees”

2005: Timber Framers Guild Western Conference, Guest Lecturer, Oregon “How Form and Function Influence Design. Thinking Outside the Box” and “Timber framing…A Fusion of Boat Building and Furniture Making trade Methods”

2004: Eastern Timber Framers Guild Twentieth Conference, Guest Lecturer, PA

“How Form and Function Influence Design. Thinking Outside the Box” and “Timber framing…A Fusion of Boat Building and Furniture Making Trade Methods”

2002: Annapolis Woodworks Guild, Guest Lecturer “Mastering your Hand tools”

2001: Annapolis Woodworks Guild, Guest Lecturer “Apprenticeship in Germany”