Curriculum Vitae — Voss Art Studio

Curriculum Vitae

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Education

Master of Fine Arts, Terminal Degree, Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 2010.
Emphasis: Painting, Drawing
GPA: 3.95 Major GPA 4.00
Master of Fine Arts Student Coordinator
Bachelor of Arts, Art, Communications, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX 1998.
Kappa Pi Art Fraternity Member
Art Honors at Senior Art Exhibition
Awarded Multiple TIPA Cartoonist Awards

Exhibitions

2016 "Home: Seen. Unseen", Solo Exhibition, 150 W83 Gallery, New York City, NY
2016 "Portraits", Group Exhibition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts Coop Gallery, San Angelo, TX
2016 "Resurrected King", Group Performance Art Exhibition, Paulann Baptist Church, San Angelo, TX
2016 "Stribling Art Extravaganza", Fundraiser, Fort Concho Commissary Building, San Angelo, TX
2015 "Mind, Body, and Emotion II", Group International Exhibition, G25N Gallery, Fishkill, NY
2015 "5 x 7 Medici Circle Exhibition", Group Exhibition, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
2015 "Stribling Art Extravaganza", Fundraiser, Fort Concho Commissary Building, San Angelo, TX
2014 “Mind, Body, and Emotion”, Group International Exhibition, G25N Gallery, Fishkill, NY
2014 “Fragments and Causality”, Solo Exhibition, Angelo State University, Gallery 193, San Angelo, TX
2014 “Art Kudos 2014″ International Juried Competition and Exhibition. Juried by Graeme Reid, Museum of Wisconsin Art. West Bend, WI
2014 “Square Foot”, Group Exhibition, Bismarck Arts and Galleries Association, BAGA Gallery, Bismarck, ND
2014 "Stribling Art Extravaganza", Fundraiser, Fort Concho Commissary Building, San Angelo, TX
2013 “Diorama’s”, Solo Exhibition, Ela C. Sugg Exhibition Area, Stephens Central Library, San Angelo,TX
2013 “Communal”, Solo Exhibition, Christoval Vineyards Chapel, Christoval Vineyards, Christoval, TX
2013 “Unity of Family and Nature”, Mosaic Volkswagen Sculpture, Permanent Outdoor SculptureExhibition, Randolph Street Bridge, Concho River Walk, San Angelo, TX
2013 "Stribling Art Extravaganza", Fundraiser, Fort Concho Commissary Building, San Angelo, TX
2012 “Driven to Abstraction”, Group Exhibition, Kendall Art Gallery, San Angelo, TX
2012 “Scaping Ambiguities”, Solo Exhibition, McNease Center, San Angelo, TX
2012 "Stribling Art Extravaganza", Fundraiser, Fort Concho Commissary Building, San Angelo, TX
2011 “Meltdown”, Group Exhibition, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX
2011 “Monarch Art Exhibition”, The Monarch of Austin, Austin, TX
2011 “Art Kudos “, International Competition, Gage Academy of Art. Juried by Mitchell Albala, Seattle, WA
2010 "Medici Circle Invitational", LHUCA Group Exhibition, Christine DeVitt Ice House Gallery, Lubbock, TX
2010 “Proximity”, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Texas Tech University, Studio Gallery, Lubbock, TX
2010 “.emergence”, Group Exhibition, Angelo State University Gallery 193, San Angelo, TX
2010 “MFA Candidate Exhibition”, Group Exhibition, Texas Tech University Studio Gallery, Lubbock, TX
2010 "Stribling Art Extravaganza", Fundraiser, Fort Concho Commissary Building, San Angelo, TX
2009 “What is Painting?”, Group Exhibition, Waterspace North Gallery, Slaton, TX
2009 “Four Degrees of Abstraction” Group Exhibition, Agora Gallery, New York City, NY
2009 “MFA Candidate Exhibition”, Group Exhibition, Texas Tech University Studio Gallery, Lubbock, TX
2009 “XV”, Group Exhibition, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX
2009 “Fresh Notions”, Group Exhibition, Waterspace North Gallery, Slaton, TX
2009 "Medici Circle Invitational", LHUCA Group Exhibition, Christine DeVitt Ice House Gallery, Lubbock, TX
2009 “Rising Eyes of Texas 2009″, Rockport Center for the Arts RCA Gallery, Rockport, TX. Juried by Michelle Smythe of K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX
2009 “Contemporary Dialog in Visual Art”, Group Exhibition, Eastern New Mexico University Runnels Gallery, Portales, NM
2009 "Stribling Art Extravaganza", Fundraiser, Fort Concho Commissary Building, San Angelo, TX
2008 “MFA Candidate Exhibition”, Texas Tech University Studio Gallery, Lubbock, TX
2008 “5th Friday Slaton Art Festival”, Candidate Group Exhibition, Waterspace North, Slaton, TX
2008 “On the Square”, Group Exhibition, Mason Warehouse Gallery, Mason, TX
2008 “Speed & Space”, Candidate Group Exhibition, Waterspace Gallery, Slaton, TX
2008 “> 18 x24 x ?”, Group Exhibition, Mercy House Retreat Center, Slaton, TX
2008 “Medici Circle Invitational”, LHUCA Group Exhibition, Christine DeVitt Ice House Gallery, Lubbock, TX
2007 “MFA Candidate Exhibition”, Group Exhibition, Texas Tech University, Studio Gallery, Lubbock, TX
2007 "Stribling Art Extravaganza", Fundraiser, Fort Concho Commissary Building, San Angelo, TX
2006 “Starving Artist”, Outdoor Group Exhibition, Town Square, Mason, TX
2006 "Stribling Art Extravaganza", Fundraiser, Fort Concho Commissary Building, San Angelo, TX
2006 “Open Doors”, Outdoor Group Permanent Exhibition, Downtown, San Angelo, TX
2005 "Stribling Art Extravaganza", Fundraiser, Fort Concho Commissary Building, San Angelo, TX
2004 "Stribling Art Extravaganza", Fundraiser, Fort Concho Commissary Building, San Angelo, TX
2003 “Visions of the Soul”, Solo Exhibition, Texas A&M University, Memorial Student Center Visual Arts Gallery, College Station, TX
2003 "Stribling Art Extravaganza", Fundraiser, Fort Concho Commissary Building, San Angelo, TX
2000 “Regional Art Exhibition”, Group Exhibition, Kendall Art Gallery, San Angelo, TX
1998 “ASU Senior Show”, Juried Senior Exhibition, Angelo State University, Carr Building, San Angelo, TX

Gallery Representations

2011-2013 The GAC Gallery, 211 W. Main Street. Fredericksburg, TX
2009-2010 Agora Gallery, 530 W. 25th St. New York, NY

Thesis

“Raging Against the Divisive Machine”
Master of Fine Arts Thesis Report
Texas Tech University School of Art, April 2009, 27ppg.

Publications, Reviews, Internet Citations

"Home: Seen. Unseen." Solo exhibition of Christopher Voss"
CIVA Christians in Visual Arts
CIVA, Madison WI, December 2016
website
"Home: Seen. Unseen.": Solo exhibit of Christopher Voss"
150 W 83 Exhibits
150 W 83 Gallery, New York City, NY, December 2016
website
"Winners Showcase – "Mind, Spirit & Emotion II" "
Gallery 25N
Art Competition.net, Gallery 25N, New York, January 2016
website
"Hidden Treasure Art eBook"
HT Art Magazine
HT Art Magazine Publishing, Croydon/Surrey, UK, March 2015, ppgs 32-34
"Art Exhibit Featuring ASU Alumni"
Angelo State University, Department of Visual and Performing Arts
San Angelo, TX, August 2014
website
"Mind, Spirit & Emotion" A Group Exhibit by International Artists "
Gallery 24N
G25N, Fishkill, New York, November 2014
website
“Hidden Treasures Art Yearbook”
HT Art Magazine
HT Art Magazine Publishing, Croydon/Surrey, UK, January 2012, pg. 84
“2011 Fine Art & Faith Exhibit”
Fine Art & Faith Catalog
White Stone Gallery, Philadelphia PA, January 2012
“The Mystery Beyond the Brushstroke”
First Friday Art Walk Blog
Fredericksburg, TX, July 2011
website
“Artist Christopher Voss Develops a Visual Language of His Own In Four Degrees of Abstraction at Agora Gallery”
Free Press Release
New York City, NY, October 2009
website
"Chris Voss Exhibits in Chelsea, New York, NY"
Texas Tech University School of Art
TTUSOA, Lubbock TX, September 2009
website
"Student Accomplishments for Spring 2009"
Texas Tech University School of Art
TTUSOA, LUbbock TX, May 2009
website
"SoA Students Honored by Rockport Center for Arts"
Texas Tech University School of Art
TTUSOA, Lubbock TX, April 2009
website
"Master of Fine Arts Students to Present Original Artwork"
Texas Tech University School of Art
TTUSOA, Lubbock TX, March 2010
website
"Spring 2010 Exhibitions"
Texas Tech University School of Art
TTUSOA, Lubbock TX, January 2009
website
“Christopher Paul Voss, Artist Biography”
Mason County News
Mason, TX, October 2008
website
“Art of Persuasion”
The Bryan-College Station Eagle
Bryan, College Station, TX, May 2003
website

Lectures, Workshops, and Related Activities

2016 "Voss Art Studio Summer Sessions", Student Art Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media Workshops, Voss Art Studio. Carlsbad, TX
2015 "Content Analysis of the Broken Home", Gallery Lecture, Water Valley Artist Society,
Voss Art Studio Gallery. Carlsbad, TX
2015 "Voss Art Studio Summer Sessions", Student Art Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media Workshops, Voss Art Studio. Carlsbad, TX
2014 "Voss Art Studio Summer Sessions", Student Art Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media Workshops, Voss Art Studio. Carlsbad, TX
2014 “Fragments and Causality”, Solo Exhibition Gallery Lecture, Angelo State Universtity, Art Department. San Angelo, TX
2014 “Narratives and Proximities”, Art Series Lecture, Angelo State Universtity, College of Art and Music. San Angelo, TX
2014 "Visual Content and the Diversity of Method", Water Valley Artist Society. Voss Art Studio, Carlsbad, TX
2013 "Voss Art Studio Summer Sessions", Student Art Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media Workshops, Voss Art Studio. Carlsbad, TX
2013 "Communal", Exhibition Lecture", Christoval Vineyard Chapel, Christoval Vineyards. Christoval, TX
2013 "Treehouse Series and the Visual Narrative", Water Valley Artist Society. Voss Art Studio, Carlsbad, TX
2012 "Diorama’s and Their Functions", Water Valley Artist Society. Voss Art Studio, Carlsbad, TX
2012 “Voss Art Studio Sessions”, Art Studio Workshops, Voss Art Studio. Carlsbad, TX
2012 “Proximity”, Art Talk, Cornerstone Christian Academy. San Angelo, TX
2011 “Voss in Gallery”, Gallery Talk and Demonstrations, The Good Art Company. Fredericksburg , TX
2011 "Voss Art Studio Summer Sessions", Student Art Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media Workshops, Voss Art Studio. Carlsbad, TX
2010 "Voss Art Studio Summer Sessions", Student Art Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media Workshops, Voss Art Studio. Carlsbad, TX
2009 “Raging Against the Divisive Machine”, Texas Tech University MFA Thesis Lecture. Lubbock, TX
2009 “Contemporary Dialog in Visual Art”, Student Portfolio Reviews, Eastern New Mexico University. Portales, NM

Awards and Scholarships

Mind, Body, and Emotion II International Competition, 2nd Place
G25N Gallery, Fishkill, NY, Fishkill, NY
2015
Art Kudos, International Finalist
Museum of Wisconsin Art. West Bend, WI
2014
Fine Art & Faith Exhibit, Honorable Mention
White Stone Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2011
Nominated for “Artist of the Year
The Good Art Company, Fredericksburg, TX
2011
Art Kudos, International Finalist
Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2010
Helen DeVitt Jones Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship
Helen DeVitt Jones Foundation, Lubbock, TX
2009
Rising Eyes of Texas Collegiate Exhibition
Rockport Center for the Arts, Corpus Christi, TX
2009
Summer School Incentive Scholarship
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
2008
Master of Fine Arts Scholarship
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
2007-2010
Teacher of the Year Award
San Angelo Independent School District, San Angelo, TX
2005
Deans List, 4.00
Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
1999
Editorial Cartoonist Awards
Texas Intercollegiate Press Association, Corpus Christi, TX
1997-1998
Editorial Cartoonist Awards
Texas Intercollegiate Press Association, Dallas, TX
1996-1997

Coordinator Accomplishments

"Portraits", San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts Coop Gallery, San Angelo, TX
“Contemporary Dialog in Visual Art”, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM
“.emergence”, Angelo State University, Gallery 193, San Angelo, TX
Southern Graphics Council, Texas Tech University School of Art Recruitment, Chicago, Il
Open House, Texas Tech University, Community Event, Lubbock, TX

Volunteer, Community Activity

Art Instructor, San Angelo State School, Carlsbad, TX
While working as an art instructor for the Water Valley Artist Society, I voluteer to conduct weekly art lessons with San Angelo State School artists. I install annual art exhibitions which show the art made from these artists throughout the year.
2013 – Present
Art Instructor/Owner, Voss Art Studio, San Angelo, TX
Plan and execute intensive art sessions with area children in my private studio. The sessions cover many foundational principles of art both in the studio and outdoor settings.
2012-Present
Art Instructor/ Founder, Water Valley Artist Society, Water Valley, TX
I lead a group of studio artists to create art for community exhibitions and hospital community service projects. Community exhibitions are currently held at the Wildcat and Studio Galleries in Water Valley, TX. Other exhibitions include San Angelo’s Ft Concho during a benefit for West Texas Rehabilitation patients.
2012-Present
Artist and Coordinator, Texas Tech University School of Art, Lubbock, TX
I participated and co-organized annual open house community events.
2007-2010
Artist, Paulann Baptist Church, San Angelo, TX
Created artwork for sermon series.
2006-2007
Artist and Organizer, Art in Uncommon Places, San Angelo, TX
Coordinated and aided in a city art project.
2003-2005
Art Club Instructor, San Angelo Independent School District, San Angelo, TX
Organized after school art club program for students.
2000-2003
Demonstrating Artist, San Angelo ISD, San Angelo, TX
Performed at an “Art to Music Day” event at Old Fort Concho for students.
2001-2002

Professional Experience

Artist, Self Employed, Voss Art Studio, San Angelo, TX 1998-Present
Art Instructor, Water Valley ISD, Water Valley Artist Society, Water Valley, Texas 2012-Present
Art Instructor, Generalist, Cornerstone Christian School, San Angelo, TX 2011-2012
Interim Art Instructor, Generalist,
San Angelo Independent School District, San Angelo, TX
2010-2011
Art Instructor,
Texas Tech University School of Art, Lubbock, TX
2008-2010
Master of Fine Arts Student Coordinator,
Texas Tech University School of Art, Lubbock, TX
2008-2009
Graduate Teaching Assistant,
Texas Tech University School of Art, Lubbock, TX
2007-2008
General Education Teacher,
San Angelo Independent School District, San Angelo, TX
2004-2007
Art Instructor,
Angelo State University Continuing Studies, San Angelo, TX
2003-2005
Art Instructor,
San Angelo Independent School District, San Angelo, TX
2000-2004

Courses Taught

Art Foundations, Art 1
Water Valley ISD, Water Valley Artist Society, Water Valley, TX
2012-2017
Experimental Art, Art 2
Water Valley ISD, Water Valley Artist Society, Water Valley, TX
2012-2017
Art History in Studio Context, Art 3
Water Valley ISD, Water Valley Artist Society, Water Valley, TX
2012-2017
Drawing II: Foundations
Instructor of Record, Texas Tech University, Texas Tech School of Art
2010
Intermediate Painting
Instructor of Record, Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University School of Art
2009
Painting I: Introduction- Water based and Acrylic
Instructor of Record, Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University School of Art
2009
Drawing III: Figure Drawing
Instructor of Record, Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University School of Art
2008
Intermediate Painting I: Water based
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University School of Art
2008
Drawing III: Figure Drawing
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University School of Art
2008
Drawing III: Figure Drawing
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University School of Art
2007
Drawing Styles and Techniques
Art Instructor, Angelo State University, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
2006
Drawing Styles and Techniques
Art Instructor, Angelo State University, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
2005
Principles of Art
Art Instructor, San Angelo Independent School District
2000-2004
Elementary Art History, “Art Through the Ages”
Art Instructor, San Angelo Independent School District
2001-2003

Professional Affiliations

2015 Coop Gallery, San Angelo, TX
2010 Medici Circle, Lubbock, TX
2010 San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX
2010 The GAC Gallery, Fredericksburg TX
2009 The Agora Gallery, New York, NY
2008 McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas TX
2007 Texas Tech University School of Art
2005 Art In Uncommon Places, San Angelo TX