Teresa A. Carbone
Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art
Managing Curator, Arts of the Americas
A graduate of the CUNY Graduate Center, Teresa A. Carbone came to us in 1985 as a research curator, and, since 2005, has been Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art and Managing Curator of Arts of the Americas and Europe. Carbone served as co-curator of Eastman Johnson: Painting America (1999), and co-authored its accompanying catalogue, which won the New York State Historical Associations’ Henry Allen Moe Prize. In 2001, she was the project director of American Identities: A New Look, the thematic reinstallation of our American art galleries. She served as principal author of the scholarly catalogue American Paintings in the Brooklyn Museum: Artists Born by 1876, which won the College Art Association’s Alfred H. Barr Prize (2006) and the Association of Art Museum Curators prize for best collection catalogue (2006). In 2011, Carbone curated and was the lead author for the major exhibition and catalogue, Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties, which won The Alice, the inaugural publication prize awarded by Furthermore, a program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund. She was also co-curator of the exhibition John Singer Sargent Watercolors (2013), and co-curator/volume editor of the exhibition and accompanying catalogue Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties (2014).