students working in the VRC

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: 

    Visual Resources Center Hours
    • Regular semester hours: M-F, 9:00am – 5pm (equipment checkouts/checkins until 4:45pm; doors close at 5pm)

      • January 10 - 21, 2022: Open 2:15pm - 5pm, Monday - Friday (equipment checkouts/checkins until 4:45pm; doors close at 5pm). VRC staff may be available by appointment at other times. Email the VRC.

    • Maymester and summer hours vary with staffing

    • The VRC is closed on university holidays, during fall and spring breaks, and during other times when there are no AAH classes in session. During these other 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
    Ben Hernstrom

    Visual Resources Assistants

    Equipment Room Assistants
    Aspen Moehring-Miller, Oriel Voegele

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