Shelby Bray is a master’s candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts, focusing on modern and contemporary art. She is especially interested in performance art and the ways in which bodies and identities can be depicted through different types of media. Shelby previously studied Art History and Human Development at the University of Connecticut as well as the International Studies Institute in Florence, Italy. As an undergraduate, she held internship positions at The Contemporary Austin in Austin, Texas and Anderson Contemporary in New York, New York. In her free time, she enjoys working out, reading, and hiking with her dog.