Iconographer in Residence


Maureen McCormick

Maureen attended her first iconography workshop with Vladislav Andrejev, founder of the Prosopon School of Iconology, at Trinity in 1996. Although trained as a secular fine artist (she holds an MFA from the Tyler School of Art, Temple University), Maureen was immediately drawn to the medium and to the mystical theology that informs this centuries-old sacred art of the Christian East. She has coordinated an annual six-day iconography workshop at Trinity Church ever since, and is now an affiliate instructor of the Prosopon School.

Maureen moved to the Princeton area in 1986 to join the staff of the Princeton University Art Museum, where she worked for 25+ years. After juggling a satisfying but demanding career with her study of the icon, Maureen stepped down from her position as Chief Registrar to devote herself to iconography. In March 2013 she was consecrated as Trinity’s first Iconographer in Residence. 

She has been married to Phillip Unetic for 28 years. Their daughter, Phoebe, sang with the choir for 10 years before heading off to college.