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, as well as Interior Design. Katrina coordinates exhibitions and gallery sales, including an exceptional selection of contemporary …………………………………….. read more


Sydney Richards
Education Coordinator

A graduate of Michigan State University with a dual degree in the History of Art and Arts & Humanities, Sydney coordinates educational programming for Lansing Art Gallery and Education Center, including instruction, outreach, and student exhibitions. Sydney’s experience includes the Eli and Edythe Broad Museum, Lansing Symphony Orchestra…………………………read more


Audrey Schaefer
Gallery Associate

Audrey Schaefer is a second year student at Michigan State University studying Art History and French Language. She is passionate about exploring culture and history through the arts, and is excited to channel her interests into her position at Lansing Art Gallery. Outside of the gallery Audrey works at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum in East Lansing, and enjoys traveling, reading, doing yoga, and volunteering with animals.


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.


Carmen Carlton

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.