Staff

Barb Whitney
Executive Director


Barb Whitney serves as the Executive Director of Lansing Art Gallery and Education Center, where she is responsible for overall leadership, management, fund development, and public relations. After fifteen years witnessing art in action, Barb truly believes in the power of art to change lives and build community. A passionate arts advocate……………………………… read more



Katrina M. Daniels
Exhibitions and Gallery Sales Director


Katrina’s experience includes over ten years in the arts field with particular expertise in gallery settings and community engagement. Katrina holds degrees in Art History and Visual Culture with a minor in Museum Studies, as well as Interior Design. In her role here Katrina coordinates exhibitions and gallery sales, including an exceptional selection of contemporary …………………………………….. read more


Michelle Carlson
Education Director


Michelle’s experience involves over ten years in the arts community in the greater Lansing area, including her current role simultaneously serving as the Executive Director for the East Lansing Art Festival. Throughout her professional career, Michelle has worked to improve communities, find the inspiration in every day, and to cultivate appreciation for the arts. …………………………………….. read more



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Arielle Elyse Creps
Gallery Associate


Arielle comes to Lansing Art Gallery with a Bachelor’s degree in Art History with a minor in Anthropology and specialization in Museum Studies at Michigan State University. Her administrative and museum experience, coupled with her customer service skills make her a great asset and team member.




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Carmen Carlton
Bookkeeper


Carmen joined the staff at Lansing Art Gallery in 2008. In her role as Bookkeeper, Carmen facilitates the gallery’s preservation and presentation of financial records and reports. With more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry, she is an invaluable asset to the team. An avid cyclist, Carmen is proud to have crossed the Mackinac Bridge twice with the DALMAC.






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