Kiersten Merkel

Creative Technology Services Manager

Creative Technology Services Unit


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Role in the Library

Kiersten Merkel manages the Innovation Garage and Digital Media Studio at Auraria Library. These spaces are designed to provide hands-on support for media and technology-based project learning, giving a wider audience access to the tools and practices of digital scholarship. She also manages the Library’s Discovery Wall, a large-format visualization wall designed to showcase created content for the Auraria community.

More About

With deep experience in studio photography and graphic design Kiersten has a demonstrated passion for design and teaching people to learn how to use their creativity to communicate their ideas.