Viola Davis honoured with Harvard's Artist of the Year Award

American actress Viola Davis adds one more trophy to her big trophy cabinet. The 51-year-old-actress recently received the Harvard foundation 2017 'Artist of the Year' award at Harvard's Cultural Rhythms Festival in Cambridge. S. Allen Counter, director of the Harvard Foundation said, "The students and faculty of the Harvard Foundation are delighted to present the acclaimed television and film artist Viola Davis with the 2017 Artist of the Year award." He added, "Our student committee praised her outstanding contributions to American and international film and theater." Davis also received 'Best Supporting Actress' award at this year's Oscars and also bagged Critics' Choice, Golden Globe, SAG and BAFTA awards for her portrayal of Rose Maxson in the film adaptation of 'Fences'.