Kensington resident Rob Firmin and his creative partner, Eugene Daub, met President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders before the unveiling of their statue of Rosa Parks at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 27. Here is a closer look at Firmin.

ROB FIRMIN

Home: Kensington

Age: 64

Occupation: Public artist

Education: B.A., art history, Denison University; M.B.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., demography, University of Chicago

Claim to Fame: Has created public statues and memorials honoring Rosa Parks, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson and other important historical figures. For more information about his work, go to http://dfsculpturestudios.com.