Art History Graduate Student Leadership Award History and Art History

Presented to an outstanding graduate student nominated by the faculty.

2023 Awardee

Stephanie Grimm

Stephanie Grimm

MA Art History

Stephanie Grimm is the art and art history librarian for George Mason University Libraries, and a current MA student in the History of Art program. She previously earned a master of science in information (MSI) from the University of Michigan, focused on preservation and art & museum librarianship. She also holds a BFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts. Her research interests include 20th century illustration and contemporary artists’ publications, including artists’ books, zines, and comics, and she serves as one of the curators of Mason’s Artists’ Book Collection. She is currently working on a thesis project examining the work of Cassius Marcellus Coolidge, a turn-of-the-century American illustrator best known for his (in)famous “Dogs Playing Poker” paintings.