Name

John Vo

About

John Vo (b. 1987) is a painter based in Worcester, Ma. Formerly a Fulbright Scholar, Vo has incorporated the practice of silk painting back from Vietnam to his own painting practice. Primarily working with silk, denim, and paper, Vo's work revolves around textiles as a way to connect with different cultures. Vo constructs his own painting surfaces as a poetic way to parallel the ideas of personhood to clothing.

Awards

Fulbright Vietnam Fulbright Program

Researching silk painting and woodblock printing

Key to the city of Worcester, Massachusetts City of Worcester, Massachusetts

In recognition of support and dedication to the creative, physical transformation of the City of Worcester

Key to the city of Worcester, Massachusetts City of Worcester, Massachusetts

7th Annual Distinguished Alumni of Worcester Public Schools Award