The David Barnett Gallery is staffed by experienced professionals who can help you with any of your artwork-related needs.

David Barnett 


Gallery Owner & Director

Patti Henry 

 Office Manager

Patti Henry is the David Barnett Gallery’s 

Office Manager. She has a B.A. in Fine Art from 

Carroll College. 



Tobi Hammond

 Gallery Assistant

Tobi Hammond is a gallery assistant who handles shipping art installation, art delivery, and gallery management. They have a B.F.A. in printmaking and a minor in Art History from Indiana State University. Tobi worked for seven years at the Swope Art Museum in Terra Haute, Indiana and for six years for the Permanent Arts Collection at Indiana State University. 


Sharon Locher

 Art Appraiser


Sharon Locher is the gallery’s Appraisal Researcher. In addition, she handles communications with restoration, including compiling the conservation estimates for clients, assists with framing orders, and cataloguing all inventory. She has a B.A. in Art History from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 

Jennifer McCormick

Art Historian


Jennifer McCormick is David Barnett Gallery’s resident art historian. She conducts research and writes art historical content for the gallery, for clients, and for the public. Jennifer has a B.A. in Art History from Northwestern University, an M.A. in Art History, Theory, and Criticism from Stonybrook University, and achieved doctoral candidacy in the History of Art at the University of Michigan.   


Kyle Ryan

 Digital Media Manager & Photographer


Kyle Erich Ryan is a filmmaker and video editor. His filmic styles drift into the world of arthouse and experimental media. He has a B.F.A. in Film and Video Production from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. At the gallery, Kyle is responsible for social media and handling fine art reprinting.


Kat Richert 

 Head of Framing Department


Kat Richert began working in custom framing in 1998 and now works on custom framing, conservation, and minor restorations for the gallery. She attended the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design from 1999-2004. When she is not framing at the gallery, Kat is also a watercolor artist.