students working in the VRC

  • See our Equipment page for information about reserving VRC equipment.
  • AAH faculty, staff, and students: see the Patron Portal to reserve rooms 303 (seminar), 308 (lecture), 455 (seminar), 485 (lecture). 
  • AAH faculty, staff, and graduate students: see the Patron Portal to reserve room 330A (small meeting room).
  • See the submenu items to the right for details on the VRC's many other resources and services.

The Visual Resources Center is located in the Visual Ars Complex, Room 310. We provide and facilitate access to images, imaging, and related information resources for teaching, learning, and research in the Department of Art and Art History. We support AAH students and faculty through: 

    • A digital library including student work, images used for teaching, videos from the Visiting Artist program, and other content reflecting the Department’s research and curriculum
    • Computer stations, scanners, software, training, and support in digital imaging, image research, and classroom presentations
    • Equipment, facilities, and training for documenting creative work and research, and support for designated classrooms within the department

    Visual Resources Center Hours
    • Regular semester hours: M-F, 9:00am – 5:00pm

    • Maymester and summer hours vary with staffing

    • The VRC is closed on school holidays, during fall and spring breaks, and when there are no AAH classes in session. During these times we are often available by advance appointment. Please call or email ahead.

    • ​​​Illness or other staffing limitations may occasionally cause the VRC to close unexpectedly during scheduled hours. If this happens, email the VRC for assistance.


    Visual Resources Center Contact Information

    The most immediate way for students and faculty to reach us is by chat in Microsoft Teams: log in with your CU email address ( and IdentiKey password, and start a chat with Elaine Paul or Lia Pileggi. You can also email us with questions.

    Visual Resources Specialist and VRC Manager
    Elaine Paul
    Contact with general questions about the VRC, including image resources; customized orientations and training sessions for your classes; VRC scanning services in support of coursework; and employment opportunities.

    Digital Imaging and Technology Coordinator
    Lia Pileggi 
    Contact about appointments for training in scanning and digital imaging; reserving the Portfolio Photography Room, and questions regarding VRC-maintained equipment and classrooms.

    Graduate Assistants
    Emilie Luckett

    Video Technician

    Visual Resources Assistants
    Manzanita Moore

    Equipment Room Assistants
    Oriel Voegele

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