Log in to post comments Academic Area Art History Degree BA Year Graduated 2011 Maria L. Kelly is the Curatorial Assistant of Photography at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, as well as the Collection Manager for The Sir Elton John Photography Collection. During her time at the High, Maria has helped organize more than twenty photography installations, including exhibitions featuring the work of Thomas Struth, Helen Levitt, Abelardo Morell, Wynn Bullock, and Gordon Parks, among others. She is currently co-curating an exhibition on women photographers throughout history, titled "Underexposed," that will be on view at the High in 2021. Her most recent projects include her masters thesis at Columbia University, "The Unfixed Landscape: Meghann Riepenhoff & Matthew Brandt" (2018), which considered experimental bodies of work by both artists within the context of the history of photography and the Land Art movement, and an exhibition, "What Is Near: Reflections on Home" (2016), that featured the work of five southern women photographers exploring the notions of home and memory. Maria holds an M.A. from Columbia University and a B.A. from the University of Georgia, both in art history. Previously, she worked at the Brooklyn Museum and has held internships at The Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Georgia Museum of Art.