John Vosel

John Vosel


M.F.A.                     University of Cincinnati (DAAP) Cincinnati, Ohio                                 August 2017-May 2019                                      

B.A. Art           GPA 3.18/4.00            High Pass on Comprehensive Exams                                            May 2015                 
English and History

Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN

Coursework: 2-Dimensional Art, 20th Cent. Art History, 3-D Design, Art Theory/Criticism, Sculpture, Expanded

            New Media, Painting, Advanced Studio, Senior Studio


First Place - Shepard Public Art Competition, Leadership Development Academy, Indiana State Bar Association

Competition open to all grad and undergrad students in the state of Indiana and Ohio. Designed the model/logistics for 4 separate tiers of possible artistic approaches to the memorial of (retired) Supreme Court of Indiana Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard. Final design consists of a 15’x15’  limestone memorial. Constructed a model with fine detail and craftsmanship to be displayed at the site. Learned the basics of fabrication and architectural planning and design.

Randolph H. Deer Prize- Outstanding and Continued Work in Art – awarded through Wabash Art Department
Second Place- Best Overall Craftsmanship and use of Materials- awarded through Athens Gallery; ReVision Exhibition
Paul J. Husting Award for Outstanding Work in Art
Emerging Artist of the Year Award- Art Design Consultants; Art Comes Alive 2016



Graduate Assistant/Instructor                                                                                            August 2017-May 2019       

University of Cincinnati (DAAP)

Graduate Assistant, Visual Art Concepts II
Instructor, Basic Painting for Non-DAAP Majors
Introduction to Sculpture

Independent Contractor/Head of Crew                                                                                         June 2015-2017

Red Oaks Estate, Cincinnati, OH

Performed masonry repair and stucco work on gatehouse as well as front entrance gate. Interior and exterior restorative paint jobs on both the gatehouse as well as main residence. Glazing and replacement of windows.
Maintenance and landscaping of the estate, such as mowing, weed whipping, mulching, planting trees, mole removal, hedge trimming, and pool care.

Studio Assistant/Guard                                                                                                                       Fall 2011-2015

Fine Arts Center, Wabash College, IN

Gained a deep understanding of using 3D studio tools and materials, taught students how to use machinery. Responsible for aiding art students when needed and locking up studios at close.
Studio Assistant- Enhanced artistic skills creating work for professors of the art department for their exhibits. Preparing of the studios, as well as maintaining tools/equipment. Also collaborating with professionals to set up installations in gallery exhibitions

Detail Artist/Apprentice                                                                                                                           Summer 2014

Artworks, Cincinnati, OH

Collaborated with a team of 14 individuals to paint a mural for the Cincinnati Zoo, in memory of Charley Harper. 
Hired as a detail artist for the completion of the mural, doing touch-ups and precise line work- Detail work on the Cincinnati Strongmen Mural

Scene Shop Artist                                                                                                                                     2014-2015

            Wabash College, IN

Created realistic sets for the theater department, paintings and scenery- Constructed wooden sets.
Provided artistic input for successful displays.

Additional Experience – Faculty Candidate Reviewer; Wabash College. Undergrad Reviewer; University of Cincinnati DAAP. ArtSLAM Presentation at Kansas City Art Institute; International Sculpture Conference, Kansas City, MO. Sculpture exhibits: National Society of Arts and Letters Exhibition-John Waldron Arts Center; Celebration of Student Research, Scholarship, and Creative Work; Wabash College. 2014 College Invitational Exhibition; Indianapolis Art Center; Artist Talk: The Art of Objects; Anderson High School. Pendleton Art Center; The Art House by INKAA; Red Tree Art Gallery and Coffee Shop; The Colorful Cupboard; The Velvet Cricket; Athens Gallery; Rising Sun Gallery; Ft. Mitchell Public House; Wabash College Eric Dean Gallery; ADC Gallery in the Sky; The Sterling Seraph; Urban Artifact; The Madison Gallery; Pop Revolution Gallery Mason; Dimensions Gallery show in Bloomington, IN. Milk crate gallery, Waiting room gallery, University of Cincinnati DAAP.