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Douglas J Barrett Jr

Visual Arts

City:Shawnee, KS
Email:[email protected]


Doug Barrett owner of 400 North Creative An African American documentary photographer, videographer, and journalist internationally recognized, currently based in Manhattan Kansas. Doug completed his undergraduate degree from St Augustine’s University and completed graduate school from Southwestern College where he holds a M.S in Security Administration. Doug has work in the permanent collection at the Ulrich Museum, and the Mariana Kistler Beach Museum of Art, and will have a solo exhibition titled “Find your Voice” September 7, 2021- May 28, 2022 alongside the Gordon Parks exhibition titled “Homeward to the Prairie I Come. He is a FAA Part 107-certified drone pilot where he incorporates photos and video into most of his work. Doug is a regular contributor to @everydayblackamerica on social media. Doug’s editorial clients include Bloomberg News, TIME Magazine, National Geographic, Politico, Smithsonian Magazine, Washington Post, Wall Street Jounral, CNN, and has been featured on the Nasdaq billboard in Times Square NYC. Doug has also be featured on VICE, Foxnews, and BBC World News for his work. His professional organizations include NPPA, ASMP, NABJ, and is on the board of advisors for the Friends of the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, The Manhattan Arts Center and is on the Arts and Humanities Board for the City of Manhattan KS.

Public Performance/Exhibition Information

400 North Creative/Doug Barrett will have a show at the The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art a show as the contemporary artist beside the show Gordon Parks “Homeward to the Prairie I Come” Doug Barrett-Find your Voice September 2021-May of 2023

Program Fee

$1500 day rate (8-12hr) Photo, video, drone

Educational Activity Information

Using writing to narrate a photo

Artist talk/Speaking engagement

Additional Activity Fee

Honorariums applicable to engagements

Community Activity Information

Any of the above speaking and/I’m willing to support and help local communities and building and bridging inclusiveness to help the visual arts space and the arts community by helping develop programming.

Support Materials

Time Magazine