Preserving the artist's heritage

Robert McGovern (Deceased)

Interviewed in 2002
Sponsored by University of the Arts
Michelle Goodman, Intern
Nick Arnold, Videographer
Trish Siembora, Advisor

Interviewed by SAI in 2002 by The University of the Arts team of Michelle Goodman (interviewer), Nick Arnold (videographer), and Trish Siembora (advisor.)

Artist's Statement:
Whatever the materials or tools I work with, I see my task as one of shaping and presenting images that enable the viewer to have a possible window from the finite to the infinite.

Selected Collections:
- American Catholic Historical Society
- Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA
- Cornell University Rare Book Collection, Ithaca NY
- Franklin Institute, Philadelphia PA
- The Free Library of Philadelphia, PA
- Georgetown University, Washington DC
- La Salle University, Philadelphia PA
- The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia PA

Selected Commissions:
- St. Columba Church, Oxon Hill MD
- Calvary Lutheran Church, Philadelphia

- St. Anthony of Padua, Washington DC
- Albany Medical Center, Albany NY
- St. Augustine Church, Fessenden ND
- Mother of Sorrows Church, Tucson AZ
- St. Charles Borromeo Church, Bensalem PA
- Stations of the Cross: St. Mary Magdalen Church, Media PA
- Poor Clare Convent, Langhorne PA
- St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Philadelphia PA
- St. Columba Church, Oxon Hill MD
- St. Cornelius Church, Chadds Ford PA

- St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Philadelphia PA
- Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia PA
- St. Anthony of Padua Church, Washington DC

Etched Glass:
- St. Simon and Jude, Westtown, West Chester PA
- St.Katherine Drexel Church, Chester PA
- St.Columba Church, Oxon Hill MD

Selected Awards:
-Beitzel Distinguished Teaching Award, University of the Arts, 1993
- Stella Drabkin Memorial Award, 1997
Mother Theresa Award, Institute of Sacred Art, Albuquerque, NM, 2006

Selected Teaching Experience:
Emeritus Professor, University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA

Philadelphia College of Art (University of the Arts): Diploma of Art

Contact Information:
120 Woodside Avenue
Narberth PA 19072