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Florida Contemporary

A lecture from The Baker Museum

Daniels Pavilion

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Florida Contemporary Artists

Part of The Baker Museum Lecture Series

Florida Contemporary Artists
Gisela Carbonell, Director of Curatorial Affairs, The Baker Museum

This artist talk will address this year’s exhibition, the state of contemporary art in Florida and the influences this group of artists respond to in their work. A Q and A session will give audience members an opportunity to speak directly with the artists.

Gisela Carbonell

Gisela Carbonell

Gisela Carbonell is director of curatorial affairs at Artis—Naples, The Baker Museum. Her recent curatorial projects include The Olga Hirshhorn Collection (2016-17), New Acquisitions: In Context from the Collection of Paul and Charlotte Corddry (2016), Celebrating 15 Years of Collecting at The Baker Museum (2016) and Dressed and Undressed: Selections from the Permanent Collection (2015-16). Prior to her appointment as director of curatorial affairs, Gisela was the curator of special collections at Artis—Naples, The Baker Museum. Previously, she was professor of art history and humanities at the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey for almost ten years and previously, curatorial assistant at the Krannert Art Museum in Illinois. Gisela received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, a master’s in art history from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a Ph.D. in art history from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


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