Upstate New York

The Upstate New York Chapter of the Visual Resources Association supports the mission of the national organization and is interested in assisting its members through meetings, workshops, and professional support and contact. Membership is open to those who have already joined the national organization. Guests are welcome at our meetings.

Many of our members are active with VRA national, serving as Executive Board Officers, on committees, presenting papers, chairing sessions and roundtables and serving as mentors.

Officers and Contact:

Jasmine Burns
Visual Resources Metadata Librarian

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Chairperson Elect:  Secretary/Treasurer: 
Lesley Chapman
Visual Resources Curator

Colgate University
Hamilton, NY


Upstate New York Bylaws and Upstate New York Minutes and Reports

Future Meetings/Previous Meetings:

Visual Resources Association Upstate New York Chapter Spring Meeting  
May 31, 2013
Skidmore College – Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 

Bibliographic Instruction Room, Lucy Scribner Library, 1st floor

9:30 – 10:00 – Arrival: coffee and pastries.

10:00 – 11:00 – Presentation: “Digital Initiatives in the Scribner Library” followed by a brief library tour, Beth Ruane, Reference and Emerging Technologies Librarian.

11:00 – 12:00 – Presentation: “Collaboration – Special Collections and Visual Resources,” Wendy Anthony, Curator of Special Collections and David Seiler, Director of Visual Resources, Pohndorff Room, 3rd floor of Scribner Library.

12:15 – 1:15 – Lunch and Business meeting, Test Kitchen, Murray-Aikins Dining Hall (cost – $8.75 + tax).

1:30 – 3:30 – Curator’s tour: “Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent,” Rachel Seligman, Assistant Director for Curatorial Affairs, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery.

Behind-the-scenes tour of the Tang Museum: Elizabeth Karp, Head Museum Registrar & Collections Manager and Emily Lemieux, Assistant Registrar.

3:30 – On your own in Saratoga…..


Parking (available in Arts Quad Parking B):

Things to do and places to stay:

To become an annual individual member of VRA Upstate New York: 
Membership is open to any VRA member in good standing, including those outside the Upstate New York area. If you need to become a VRA member join here! Regular Chapter membership dues are $20 per calendar year, $10 for students members. To join login to MyVRA (MemberClicks located in the sidebar) and select Separate Donations and/or Chapter Memberships.

Members and Representing Institutions:

Carole Mathey, St. Lawrence University
Catherine Tedford, St. Lawrence University
Arline Wolfe, St. Lawrence University
Nancy Golden, Hartwick College
Jeanne M. Keefe, Rensselaer Polytechic Institute
Jasmine Burns, Cornell University
Cathleen Chou
Lesley Chapman, Colgate University
Marcia Focht, Binghamton University
Arden Kirkland
Randi Millman-Brown, Ithaca College
Lu Harper, Univ of Rochester
Margaret N. Webster, Cornell University
Molly Poremski, University at Buffalo
Ann Thomas, Union College, RETIRED
Susan DeMaio, SUNY/New Paltz
Sherman Clarke,
Carolyn J. Lucarelli, The Pennsylvania State University
Megan Battey, Middlebury College
Amy A. McKenna, Williams College
Charles Paquette, Williams College
Linda A. Reynolds, Williams College