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West End Gallery is a family-owned and operated fine arts gallery located on Historic Market Street in Corning, NY. The Gallery has offered Visitors a wonderful selection of representational art since 1977. The Gallery features artwork by more than 50 exceptional artists, among them are; Tom Gardner, Brian S. Keeler, GC Myers, Martin A. Poole and the late Thomas S. Buechner. Visitors will find changing exhibits of original art in a variety of mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, ceramic, wood, bronze, glass and more! All glass is made locally. Upon receiving a warm welcome from a friendly, knowledgeable staff, you may wander through two floors of Gallery space at your leisure.  Main exhibits are wheelchair accessible. There is no admission fee.  Families are encouraged to visit. Can’t Visit us in person? You can always enjoy our exhibits online.

We hope to see you at the Gallery soon!
12 West Market Street, Corning, NY 14830

Meet the Staff

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Jesse Gardner

Executive Director/Co-Owner

Jesse is the Executive Director of West End Gallery. She is the daughter of the Gallery’s founders, Thomas & Linda Gardner. As a result of being raised in the Gallery, quite literally, the arts community has become an integral part of her life. West End has become the primary focus of her career and life-long passion for the arts. She looks forward to continuing the life she has decided to devote herself to.

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John Gardner

Financial Director/Co-Owner

John has over 15 years experience in HR Management, experience as an adjunct instructor for multiple colleges, has served on multiple Boards of Directors, and is currently a Human Resources and Safety Manager. His credentials include SPHR, CMS, NCPM and SCPM. John has an MBA in Finance, is an SQF Practitioner and has served as a mediator for multiple years.

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Lin Gardner

Sales Manager

Lin co-founded Corning Art & Frame and West End Gallery with Tom Gardner. The frame shop was founded in 1977 and sold in 1991. West End Gallery was founded in 1988. Lin is currently the Sales Manager at the Gallery. She is very knowledgeable about the arts and enjoys working with all of West End’s artists, clients and visitors alike. Lin’s love of the arts has been the driving force throughout her career. She has helped pave the way for countless artists and the arts community as a whole.