Richard S. Vosko, Hon. AIA has been working throughout the United States and Canada as a designer and consultant for worship environments since 1970. He was a fellow and sacred space consultant for Synagogue 2000 and is currently on the Advisory Board of the Synagogue 3000 Studies Institute.
Along with his participation in the S2K National Conferences he has completed many consultations for Reform and Conservative congregations. His portfolio includes several high profile religious building projects including the restoration of the historic Central Synagogue in New York and the construction of the $200 million Catholic Cathedral, Our Lady of the Angels, in Los Angeles.
Vosko's work continually receives awards from the American Institute of Architects and other design organizations. Among his many personal honors is the prestigious Berakah Award given by the North American Academy of Liturgy, an organization of Jewish and Christian scholars concerned with worship. Vosko is a popular writer and lecturer on sacred space topics. He continues to serve on the Board of Directors of the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture and Faith & Form, an inter-faith journal on religion, art and architecture. Vosko has his Ph.D. and M.F.A. degrees from Syracuse University; his M.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame; his M.Div. degree from Christ the King Seminary; and his B.A. degree from St. Bonaventure University. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1969.