Karen Roberts, Ph.D., is an art historian and artist who teaches at FAU and Nova University and is a professor emeritus at Broward College. As a Professor of the Year and recipient of two endowed teaching chair awards, she has been lecturing in the tri-county area museums and art organizations for many years. Her research reviews art as the reflection of cultural values and includes varied themes such as meaning found in modern art as well as art forgery. Roberts has traveled throughout the United States, Europe, Russia, Japan, and China to pursue first-hand art experiences. As a watercolorist and past president of the Goldcoast Watercolor Society, connoisseurship is a strong aspect of her lectures and discussions.