Teresa A. Carbone
Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art
Managing Curator, Arts of the Americas
Dr. Carbone joined the Brooklyn Museum in 1985 as Assistant Curator for Research in the Department of American Art and was appointed Associate Curator of American Art in 1991 and Curator in 1998. She currently holds the title of Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art. She served as co-curator of the major exhibition Eastman Johnson: Painting America, in 1999, and as co-author and volume editor of the accompanying exhibition catalogue, which was awarded the New York State Historical Association’s prestigious Henry Allen Moe Prize. She was project director for American Identities: A New Look, the critically acclaimed 2001 reinstallation of the Museum’s American art galleries. More recently she completed the project to which she had devoted much of her tenure—serving as principal author of the two-volume scholarly catalogue American Paintings in the Brooklyn Museum: Artists Born by 1876. This publication was awarded the College Art Association’s 2006 Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Award, presented each year for an especially distinguished art museum publication, and the Association of Art Museum Curators 2006 Annual Publication Prize for the best museum collection catalogue. She is currently working on a major exhibition on the art of the American 1920s. Dr. Carbone received her Master’s in the History of Art from the University of Delaware, and her Doctorate from the CUNY Graduate Center.