Director, Visual Resource Center
Art Bldg, Room 247B
BS Psychology, UCLA;
MA Art History, Cal St University Long Beach;
MLS University of Arizona
Kimberly Mast is the Director and Curator of the Visual Resource Center, which serves all areas of the School of Art and provides assistance with visual media creation, use and storage. Kimberly also provides guidance to students regarding research methods and tools, the creation, organization and storage of research material and how to use digital tools to make their teaching and research goals attainable.
In addition to an MA in Art History with an emphasis on Pre-Columbian and Non-western cultures and an MLS in Information Resources and Library Science Kimberly is a PhD student in Art and Visual Culture Education. Her personal research interests lie in the intersection of art history, pedagogy and technology and the application of new methodology and material in both the face-to-face and online classroom. She is also interested in the history of the book, particularly in 16th and 17th c. Colonial Mexico where indigenous forms of production and religion merged with Catholicism, Spanish censorship, and the Inquisition. Kimberly is currently working on a digital research project on the Missions of the Pimeria Alta, which can be viewed (in progress) at http://southwestmissions.omeka.net.