Richard S. Vosko

Musings on religion, art and architecture

Honors & Awards

PERSONAL HONORS and AWARDS

  • 2013 The Bishop Edwin B. Broderick Award for teaching excellence, The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany Office of Catechesis, Evangelization and Family Life
  • 2011 Berakah Award. The highest honor given by the interfaith membership of the North American Academy of Liturgy for scholarship and practice. Awarded in San Francisco, CA January 2011.
  • 2007 First Place Award for a book on liturgy, God’s House Is Our House: Re-imagining the Environment for Worship from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada
  • 2005 Elected as an Honorary Member of the American Institute of Architects.
  • 2005 Recipient of the Steffler Award in Design from Christians in the Visual Arts.
  • 2003 Georgetown University Center for Liturgy Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Liturgical Life of the Church in America, Washington, DC
  • 1994 Elbert Conover Award from the Interfaith Forum on Religion Art and Architecture for contributions to the field of religious architecture.
  • 1983 Distinguished Service Award from Christ the King Seminary for contributions to the field of religious architecture.

SELECT PROJECT HONORS and AWARDS

2016 Historic Albany Foundation Award – St. Vincent de Paul Church, Albany, NY

2015 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form Award – St. Vincent de Paul Church, Albany, NY

2009 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form Merit Award – Sacred Heart Cathedral, Rochester, NY

2008 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form Merit Award – St. Theresa Catholic Church, Little Egg Harbor, NJ

2007 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form Honor Award – St. Bede Catholic Church, Williamsburg, VA

2006 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form Honor Award – San Fernando Cathedral, San Antonio, TX.

2005 San Antonio AIA Chapter Honor Award – San Fernando Cathedral, San Antonio, TX.

2005 Award of Merit for Design, Tennessee Chapter of the AIA — Sacred Heart Cathedral, Rochester, NY.

2005 BENE Award, Liturgy & Ministry Magazine – The Solanus Casey Center and Saint Bonaventure Church, Detroit, MI.

2004 Honor Award, Minnesota Society, American Institute of Architects – San Fernando Cathedral, San Antonio, TX

2004 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form Merit Award – Restoration of St. Andrew Cathedral, Grand Rapids, MI

2003 Wisconsin AIA Honor Award – Cathedral of St. John, Milwaukee, WI

2002 Minnesota AIA Honor Award – Cathedral of St. John, Milwaukee, WI

2002 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form Award Design Excellence – Sisters of Providence Motherhouse Chapel, Allison, PA

2001 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form Award Design Excellence – Cathedral of St. John, Milwaukee, WI

2001 Memphis Historic Preservation Award – Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Memphis, TN

2000 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form Award for Design Excellence – Old St. Joseph Church, DePere, WI

2000 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form Award for Design Excellence – St. Thomas More Church, Paducah, KY

1999 Eugene Potente Award Excellence in Liturgical Design – Old St. Joseph Church, DePere, WI

1999 Eugene Potente Award Honorable mention – Corpus Christi University Church, Toledo, OH

1999 Eugene Potente Award, Honorable Mention – Blessed Sacrament Church, Warren, OH

1999 Grand Rapids Historic Preservation Award – St. Andrew Cathedral, Grand Rapids, MI

1998 Eugene Potente Award for Excellence in Liturgical Design – St. Thomas More Church, Paducah, KY

1997 Gulf States AIA Honor Award for Design Excellence – St. Thomas More Church, Paducah, KY

1996 Eugene Potente Award Excellence in Liturgical Design – St. James Cathedral, Seattle, WA

1996 Interiors Magazine Honorable Mention – St. James Cathedral, Seattle, WA

1996 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form Award Religious Architecture – St. James Cathedral, Seattle, WA

1996 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form Religious Architecture Award – St. Stephen Church, Warwick, NY

1995 National Trust for Historic Preservation Honor Award – St. James Cathedral, Seattle, WA

1988 Commercial Renovation Historic Preservation Award – Cathedral of the Incarnation, Nashville, TN

1988 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Form religious architecture award – Cathedral of the Incarnation, Nashville, TN

1988 AIA-IFRAA/Faith & Formcitation award – St. Thomas More Church, Braintree, MA

1988 Illumination Engineering Lighting Award – St. Patrick Church, Brockton, MA