Michelle DuBois has a Ph.D. in art history from Boston University. Her specific area of expertise is mid-twentieth century American abstract painting, and she also has a strong depth of knowledge in 19th and 20th century American painting, European modern art, African American modern art, and photography. As head of Winston Art Group’s Boston office, Michelle focuses primarily on business development in the Northeast, including Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. She has been engaged in various aspects of the art world for more than 20 years. 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 the the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as venues in Seattle, Boston, Providence and Newport, RI.
Michelle is the author of numerous publications, the most notable being the co-authorship of the catalogue raisonné 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 Winston Art Group, Michelle 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.