June 21, 2018

Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College Names Gisela Carbonell Curator

WINTER PARK, FLORIDA—The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College has appointed Gisela Carbonell curator of collection research, exhibitons, acquisitions, and publications, and serve as a liaison between Rollins College students and faculty and the museum. With CFAM director Ena Heller, Carbonell will organize exhibitions and educational programs that complement the museum’s permanent collection and develop plans for the museum’s new building. Her tenure at the museum began on Monday, June 18.

“I am very excited to join the team at CFAM and to be part of a community that strives to be inclusive and diverse in many ways,” Carbonell said. “I am drawn to the focus on global citizenship and social responsibility at Rollins, and I look forward to exploring the myriad ways in which the critical appreciation of the visual arts supports this mission.”

Carbonell joins CFAM from Artis-Naples, The Baker Museum in Naples, Florida. She received a PhD in art history from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she was a lecturer in art history and curatorial assistant at the university’s Krannert Art Museum. She holds MA in art history from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a BA in political science from the University of Puerto Rico. She was an associate professor of art history and the humanities at the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey.

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