Michelle DuBois has a Ph.D. in art history from Boston University. Her specific area of expertise is mid-twentieth century American abstract painting, with a strong depth of knowledge additionally in 19th and 20th century American Painting, European modern art, African American Modern Art, and Photography. As Winston Art Group’s head of the Boston office, Michelle focuses primarily on business development in the Northeast, including Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. For over twenty years she has been engaged in various aspects of the art world. She has worked in retail gallery and museum settings, taught university-level art history courses, and has lectured on a variety of art historical topics in settings such as at the the Museum of Modern Art in New York, in addition to venues in Seattle, Boston, Providence and Newport, R.I. She is the author of numerous publications, the most notable being the co-authorship of the catalogue raisonne on Jacob Lawrence and the monograph, Jacob Lawrence: Over the Line, which was awarded The George Wittenborn Award for Excellence in Art Publications. Prior to joining the Winston Art Group, she had her own appraisal and advisory practice in Boston for six years. She is currently also Adjunct Faculty at the Rhode Island School of Design Appraisal Studies Program and teaches various topics in art history and the art market.