Award for the excellence in a Masters Thesis or research project.
Kelsey Roberts for “Marius de Zayas: The Root of African Art in New York”
Kelsey Roberts received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History in 2017 from Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA. Later that year, she moved to the Washington D.C. metro area to further her education at George Mason University. While working towards her Master's in Art History, she completed an internship at Capital One in their art program, worked as a teaching assistant, interned at the non-profit arts organization Transformer, and worked as the Graduate Professional Assistant for the Preservation Services Unit at Fenwick Library. Kelsey is currently a second year master's student and anticipates receiving her degree in May 2020. She plans to pursue her PhD in Art History in hopes of one day working as a museum curator.