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Alfred University alumna named interim director of Old Dominion University’s Barry Art Museum

Charlotte (Potter) Kasic '03
Charlotte (Potter) Kasic '03

Charlotte (Potter) Kasic ’03 has been appointed interim director of the Barry Art Museum at Old Dominion University. Kasic joined the staff at Barry Art Museum in January, when she was named manager of museum education and engagement.


NORFOLK, VA – Charlotte (Potter) Kasic ’03 has been appointed interim director of the Barry Art Museum at Old Dominion University. Kasic joined the staff at Barry Art Museum in January, when she was named manager of museum education and engagement.

In announcing her appointment, the Museum cited Kasic for the work she has done for Barry Art Museum during her short tenure there. She has pursued new on- and off-campus partnerships for the Museum; developed interpretive materials, workshops, lectures and seminars; and supported new exhibition research. She was also instrumental in the Museum’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, facilitating the transition to online activities and the reopening of the Museum to the public.

Kasic earned a B.F.A. degree from Alfred University in 2003 and went on to earn her M.F.A from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2010. She has taught glass, performance and new media courses at universities and summer programs nationwide including Old Dominion University, Penland School of Crafts and Oxbow School of Art.

Prior to joining the Barry Art Museum in January, Kasic served since 2017 as executive director at the Yestermorrow Design/Build School in her native Vermont.