Ellis Edwards is pursuing her Masters at the NYU Institute of Fine Arts, with a focus on American Post-War and Contemporary Art. She completed her undergraduate degree in Art History and French Language at NYU in 2015. While living in New York, Ellis has enjoyed numerous internship opportunities within the art world, from David Zwirner gallery in Chelsea, to Phillips and Christie’s auction houses and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Ellis also assisted in a local private collection’s transition to a fledgling community museum, now called the Pizzuti Collection. She looks forward to applying the practical, professional experience of the Curatorial Collaborative to her academic work in the years to come.