Troy is a native Massachusetts, and was born in the city of Arlington. Barrett joined Gateway in 2017.
He is a thoughtful artist, and has been imagining and designing his own characters for much of his life. Barrett works in a variety of mediums including fabrics, ceramics, and paints to bring these characters to life. In addition to his character work, he also enjoys utilizing found objects to invent new mechanical-inspired pieces.
In addition to his visual artmaking, Barrett is a talented writer. He enjoys creating unique stories taking inspiration from Greek and Roman mythology. Barrett chooses to write in a graphic novel format, creating pictorial frames studded with dialogue.
Barrett’s work has been shown in the Gateway Gallery and the Gateway Arts Craft Store.