Part of The Baker Museum Lecture Series
Gisela Carbonell, Director of Curatorial Affairs, The Baker Museum
Artis—Encounters features a selection of works from The Baker Museum’s permanent collection by American, European and Mexican artists. Selected for their aesthetic, stylistic and thematic attributes, this group of paintings and sculptures acquires new meaning in the context of Hayes Hall and in the company of installations like Louise Nevelson’s Dawn’s Forest as well as sculptures displayed around campus. Admission is free.
This lecture accompanies the exhibition, Artis—Encounters.
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.