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The Edith Langley Barrett Art Gallery at Utica College is an interdisciplinary laboratory for the development of visual communication, critical analysis, and reasoning skills. The gallery presents four exhibitions of local, regional, and national artists each academic year. 

Student interns are employed through the work study program and contribute to research, development, and installation of all exhibitions. They also support programming events around the exhibitions and campus life. This program allows a wide-range of students to bring their interdisciplinary studies to the art gallery and find connections between their coursework and the objects on view. 

Established in 1980

The gallery is dedicated to Edith Langley Barrett, Professor of English, 1961-1973. Barrett led the way for the founding of the gallery, with the support of fellow faculty, and provided visual art engagement opportunities for the college community.

Professor of English, Edith Langley Barrett (1970 – 1973)
Professor of Fine Art, Joan Fiori Blanchfield (1973 – 1996)
Art Historian, Virginia Kelly (1996 – 2001)
Director, Carolynne Whitefeather (2001 – 2017)
Director, Megan C. Austin (2017 – present)

Henry DiSpirito, 1963 – 1995
Carolynne Whitefeather, 2001 – 2017


Barrett Art Gallery

(315) 792-3463


Edith Langley Barrett Art Gallery

is located on the Concourse level of the Frank E. Gannett Memorial Library.
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