Creative Technology Services Manager
Creative Technology Services Unit
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.
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.