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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/research and managing digital archives, and support for designated classrooms within the department.

    Visual Resources Center Hours
    • For our current hours of operation, see https://www.colorado.edu/artandarthistory/vac-hours

    • The VRC is closed for university holidays, during fall, winter, and spring breaks, and other times when there are no AAH classes in session. We may be available by advance appointment during breaks. Please email us and ask.

    • ​​​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 (IdentiKey@colorado.edu) and IdentiKey password, and start a chat with Elaine Paul or Lia Pileggi. You can also email us at aahvrc@colorado.edu 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
    Rachel DeNagy, Kristin Enright

    Video Technician
    Ben Hernstrom

    Visual Resources Assistants
    Haley Strandberg, Gianna Vazquez

    Equipment Room Assistants
    Annabel Goncalves, Howl Kalimore, Jordan Liming, Leo Weingarten

    This content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Visual Resources Center, Department of Art and Art History, University of Colorado Boulder. https://www.colorado.edu/artandarthistory/vrc