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Maureen Ann McGovern, American curator. Recipient award Weiboldt Foundation, 1978; Illinois State scholar, 1970; Barat scholar, since 1997.


McGovern, Maureen Ann was born on November 1, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John Joseph McGovern and Elizabeth Ann McGovern-McMurrough.


Bachelor, Northern Illinois University, 1976. Master of Arts, New York University, 1994.


Media specialist Young and Rubicam, Chicago, 1976-1979. Corporation media specialist Darcy Benton and Bowles, New York City, 1979-1981. Media and video productions specialist New York Daily News, 1981-1985.

Director visual and creative services Telecomms. Consultant and Planning, Incorporated, New York Jersey, 1986-1992. Curator Corporation Art Planning, Inc., since 1986, Akari Light Sculptures, 1989-1990, Willis-Corroon, New York City, since 1991.

Corporation art consultant Timken Company, Canton, Ohio, 1998-1999. Exhibition, corporation identity specialist for various fine art and new media productions, New York City, since 1986. Artwork verification authenticator of Nadelman sculpture, 1990.

Corporation curator Hamilton Corporation Finance Ltd., London. Art lecturer New York Public Schools, 1990-1995, New York University, since 1997. United States curatorial participation "John Byrne at 60," Paisley Museum, Scotland, 2000.

Consultant for placement of an important contemporary collection with a major American University, 2001, others.


  • Other Work

    • Author: A Guide to Commerce of Art, 2000. Co-curator multi-media exhibition United States Attorney Southern District New York, 1987.


Fundraiser Indiana Feature Project, 1990-1993. Volunteer reading tutor, New York City,1980-1984. Art lecturer New York Public Schools, 1990-1995, New York University.

Member American Association of University Women, American Photographic|phi| History Society, American Association Museums, Appraisal Association American, Association Indiana Video and Filmmakers (fundraising specialist 1989-1994), New York New Media Group, Writer's Rm., Phi Sigma Tau.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art collecting, golf, fundraising, film and video organizations. E-mail: virtual2@mindspring.com.


John Joseph McGovern

Elizabeth Ann McGovern-McMurrough