Kelly H L'Ecuyer is the Ellyn McColgan Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Art of the Americas, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. A graduate of Cornell University and the American and New England Studies Program at Boston University, she joined the MFA staff in 2001. She organized the exhibition Jewelry by Artists: The Daphne Farago Collection at the MFA in 2007. She is also co-author of The Maker’s Hand: American Studio Furniture, 1940–1990 and a contributing author to American Decorative Arts and Sculpture (MFA Highlights) and A New World Imagined: Art of the Americas. Her most recent book is Jewelry by Artists: In the Studio, 1940–2000, published by the MFA in 2010.