About Us

We're celebrating 41 years in business!
Visitors to West End Gallery will find a wonderful selection of representational art. The Gallery features artwork by more than 40 exceptional artists, among them are:
Tom Gardner, GC Myers, Martin A. Poole,  Brian M. Hart, Brian Keeler, and the late Thomas S. Buechner. You will find changing exhibits of original art in a variety of mediums including oils, acrylics, watercolor, pastel, pen & ink, graphite, wood, bronze, glass (and more! Upon receiving a warm welcome from a friendly, knowledgeable staff, you may wander through two floors of Gallery space at your leisure. We are located on Historic Market Street in Corning, NY.


Meet Our Staff


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.

Jesse Gardner
Executive Director

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.


John Gardner
Financial Director

John has over 15 years experience in HR Management, years of experience as an adjunct instructor for multiple colleges, has served on multiple Boards of Directors, and is currently VP of HR and Continuous Improvement for a local manufacturer. His credentials include SPHR, CMS, NCPM, SCPM, an MBA in Finance, is an SQF Practitioner, has completed multiple professional endeavors through the nation's top universities and has served as a mediator for multiple years.