Robert M. Engman
Phone: 610-608-5093
contact@robertengman.com

EDUCATION

Rhode Island School of Design
Yale University
BFA, 1952
MFA, Painting, 1953
MFA, Sculpture, 1954

TEACHING

Instructor in Drawing, Rhode Island School of Design 1951-2
Instructor in Sculpture, Yale University 1954-58
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies In Sculpture
Yale University 1960-64
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies in Sculpture
University of Pennsylvania 1964-1992
Co-Chair of Fine Arts Department, University of Pennsylvania 1970-87

VISITING LECTURER AND CRITIC

School of Architecture, Princeton University
Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, PA.
Maryland Institute, Baltimore, MD.
Reinhart School, Baltimore, Md.
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R. I.
School of Architecture, University of Texas, Austin
Graduate School of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Cleveland institute of Fine Arts, Cleveland, Ohio
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Yale School of Art and Architecture, New Haven, Ct
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
Cooper Union, New York City
Pratt Institute, New York City
Parsons School of Art, New York City
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
University of Northern Iowa
Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
Colby College, Waterville, ME
Haverford College, Haverford, PA
Old Dominion College, Norfolk, VA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Recent Sculpture USA, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, 1958
Boston Arts Festival, 1957-1961
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA 1959
Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas 1959
Museum of Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA 1959
Aspects of American Sculpture, Paris, France, 1959
Sao Paulo Bienale, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1961
Whitney Annual, New York City, 1964-5
Guggenheim Museum, New York City, 1962
American Pavilion, Helsinki, Finland, 1962
Retrospective Exhibition, Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966
Structural Sculpture, Gallery Chalette New York City, 1961-3
University Gallery, Old dominion University, Norfolk, VA, 1978
Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD, 1989
Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, 1993

ONE PERSON SHOWS

Stable Gallery, New York City, 1958,60,62,64
Kenegis Gallery, Boston MA 1966
John Bernard Meyers Gallery, New York City, 1972
Fishback Gallery, New York City, 1978

REPRESENTED IN COLLECTIONS OF:

Container Corporation of America, New York City
Joseph Hirshhorn, New York City
Mrs. Frederick Hilles, New Haven CT
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Ms. Phyllis Lambert, New York City
Ms. Florence Gifford, Wilton, CT
Mrs. Richard Rogers, New York City
Mr. and Mrs. Josef Albers, Orange, CT
Mr. Walter Netsch Jrl, Skidmore, owings and Merril, Chicago IL
New York City
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Revere Copper and Aluminum Company
Ms. Estelle Dodge, New York City
Taubman Associates, Detroit, MI
City of Philadelphia
Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC
University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
(Represented in collections of: continued)

College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
American College, Bryn Mawr, PA
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia, PA
Alex Ewing, Architect, Pine Valley Golf Club, NJ
Benchmark School, Media, PA
Nancy and Peter Schiffer, Atglen, PA

PUBLICATIONS:

"Artist at Work" by Bernard Chaet (interview) published by Webb Books, Inc., Cambridge MA, 1960.
"A Credo" by Robert Engman from "Art and the Artist" in Best of the Yale Literary Magazine, Centennial Edition, 1961.
Contributing Essay to: The Creative Experience, by Rosner and Abt.
Film: By Channel 6 Television, Philadelphia, Pa: "Views of a Sculptor
Film: By Ron Kantor film maker for Girard Trust and Fidelity Mutual Insurance Company
Title: "Image Making".

COMMISSIONS

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
City of Jerusalem for Independence Park
City of New York
The Girard Bank with Fidelity Mutual Life insurance Company (donated to the people of
Philadelphia)
Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania
Joseph Hirschhorn
Revere Copper and Aluminum Company
Korman Corporation for Eastwick Housing Project, Philadelphia, Pa.
IBM corporation, Atlanta, Georgia
Temple Mishran Israel, North Haven, CT
University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
American College, Bryn Mawr, PA
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
United Virginia Bank (now Signet Bank), Richmond, VA
Graduate School of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania

WORK IN MUSEUMS

Hartford Athenaeum
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Wellesley College Museum
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Whitney Museum, New York City
Hirschhorn Museum, Washington D.C.
Yale Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas Texas

OTHER

Member Senior Advisory Committee on International Exchange of Persons, Conference Board
Associated Research Councils, Fulbright Commission, Washington DC
Received: Morse Traveling Fellowship from Yale University, 1962-4
Commissioner of Fine Arts for the City of Philadelphia, appointed by Mayor James H. J. Tate 1968-72.
Honorary MFA, University of Pennsylvania, 1970
Artist in Residence, College of William and Mary, 1978
Rhode Island School of Design Alumni Award, 1975
Associate, National Association for the Advancement of the Arts
Degree of Doctor of Laws, in Honoris, Maine College of Art, May 15, 1988