Visual Resource Center

  • Student researching Art from collection database.
  • Students operating 3D scanner.
  • Students working on VRC lab computers.

The Visual Resource Center (VRC) provides reference help and facilitates access to art, art history, design and visual studies resources for teaching, learning, and research in the Department of Art & Design.

We support students and faculty through:

  • A digital image and multimedia collection representing student work, images used for teaching, videos from the Visiting Artist program, and other content reflecting the Department’s research and curriculum.
  • Develop and update research guides in support of visual arts research.
  • Maintained a library collection of books, magazines, journals, and exhibition catalogues specially tailored to the curriculum of the department.
  • The Center houses printers, a graphic arts scanner, iMacs desktop computers with Adobe Creative Cloud, projectors, iPads, and Occipital Structure 3D Sensor. 


Please explore our resources on our website at  http://vrc.csusb.edu and do not hesitate to contact us for further help with your art, art history, and design research.