Karen Jamison Trivette


Professor Karen Jamison Trivette is the current Head of Special Collections and College Archives (SPARC) in the Gladys Marcus Library at the Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State University of New York (SUNY); she has held this position since 2008. She holds a Master of Library Science degree with a concentration in Archives and Records Management from the University at Albany (New York) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from UNC-Chapel Hill (North Carolina). She has worked primarily in art libraries and art archives (including the Albany Institute of History and Art; the Clark Art Institute Library; and the Museum of Modern Art Archives) except for an over three-year post at the New York State Archives where she primarily advised practitioners on archives and records management matters. She edited the recent publication Fashion Plates: 150 Years of Style(2015), which was sourced from SPARC holdings, and has presented at many conferences, both national and international in scope. She is a member of the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc., the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, and the Society of American Archivists (SAA); she serves on the editorial board of SAA’s journal, American Archivist.

Cristina Vignone

Cristina Vignone is the Assistant Archivist at the Tiffany & Co. Archives, where her responsibilities include maintaining and managing the company’s historical design, manufacturing and business records. She holds a Master of Archives and Public History degree, with a concentration in Archives, from New York University and a Master of Library and Information Science degree from Long Island University’s Palmer School of Library and Information Science. Cristina has considerable experience in maintaining corporate archives, having been a historian at the Family History Center (FHC) of Wells Fargo & Company. Before that she worked primarily in historical societies and special collections repositories, including the Fales Library & Special Collections and the Staten Island Museum History Library & Archives. In addition to A.R.T., Cristina is also a member of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC), the International Council on Archives (ICA), and the Society of American Archivists (SAA), where she is active in the Business Archives Section (BAS). 

Amye McCarther

I am an archivist and media conservator working primarily with museum and artists' archives. I'm currently employed at the New Museum, where I manage all aspects of our archival activities, including collections processing, reference, oral histories, and preservation. I formerly worked primarily on film, sound, and photographic archives at the Merce Cunningham Trust, the Rauschenberg Foundation, Harry Ransom Center, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation. I completed my graduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin, and interned at the Whiney Museum and Judd Foundation. 

Margot Note


Margot Note is Principal of Margot Note Consulting, LLC, and serves her clients on archives and records management projects. She teaches a graduate-level research methods class at Sarah Lawrence College. She authored Managing Image Collections: A Practical Guide (2011), Project Management for Information Professionals (2015), and Creating Family Archives: How to Preserve Your Papers and Photographs (2017), as well as numerous chapters, essays, and reviews. She holds a Master’s in History from Sarah Lawrence College, a Master’s in Library and Information Science, and a Post-Master’s Certificate in Archives and Records Management, both from Drexel University. She is a 2016 Archives Leadership Institute cohort member.

Katherine Martinez


Katherine Martinez recently completed a fellowship with the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), during which she analyzed practices around email archiving at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Prior to being a METRO Fellow, she was an archives assistant at the Frick Collection for a grant digitization project, as well as a digital archives fellow with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Library and Archives. Katherine received her MSLIS from Pratt Institute with an Advanced Certificate in Archival Science.

Ashley Levine


Ashley Levine is the Archivist and Digital Resource Manager for Artifex Press, an NYC-based company dedicated to publishing digital catalogues raisonnés. He holds an MA in Archives and Public History, and a BA in History, from New York University. As a lone arranger at Artifex Press, Ashley works with digital and analogue artwork photography, as well as a growing collection of digital audiovisual material, and is charged with administering a digital asset management system, embedding metadata in digital assets, managing copyright and intellectual property concerns, as well as digitizing, editing, and color correcting physical film photography. He works on multiple digitization projects simultaneously, and maintains multifaceted analog collections, relating to the artists and artworks in Artifex's catalogues. Ashley is the current editor of the Society of America Archivists (SAA) Lone Arranger Section newsletter, SOLO, and serves as part of the organization's leadership. He recently presented at the 2016 SAA annual conference in Atlanta, on two panels, for the Lone Arrangers Section, and Visual Resources Section, respectively: "Preserving in Digital Formats: Challenges and Solutions in Small Archives." and "What ‘level’ are archivists/librarians cataloging visual materials? How to best negotiate item level cataloging versus collection level cataloging of visual materials?" Ashley is also a member of the Concerned Archivists Alliance, a group of archival professionals deeply concerned with the current state of American politics. Ashley's professional experiences cross cut various archival territory, while he maintains a focus on the visual record in documenting works of art.

Rossy Mendez

Rossy Mendez is an Archivist at the NYC Municipal Archives. Her interests include access to archival collections and diversifying the archival record. She has previously worked in the archives of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library and NYC Department of Environmental Protection. In addition to her membership in the Archivists' Round Table, she is involved with several round tables and sections of the Society of American Archivists.

Marcos Sueiro Bal

Marcos Sueiro Bal is the Senior Archivist at WNYC / New York Public Radio and teaches Audio Preservation at the Palmer School of Information and Library Science. As co-chair of the Technical Committee of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), Marcos has developed the highly successful annual series of pre-conference workshops on audiotape playback. In 2015 Marcos codeveloped and presented a webinar on Digital Audio Formats for the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA), and in 2016 Marcos co-presented a five-day seminar on audio preservation at the Spanish National Library in Madrid. While working at Columbia University Libraries he developed AVDb, a preservation prioritization tool, and in 2009 he was nominated for a Grammy for his work on Polk Miller and His Old South Quartette.

Rebecca Chandler

Rebecca Chandler specializes in analysis and recommendations for digitization workflows, infrastructure, and staffing, as well as preservation assessments at AVPreserve, a consulting and software development firm that works internationally with a focus on empowering organizations to maximize the usability of their content. Recently, she has worked with such institutions as the National Library of Medicine, Colgate University, Yale University, and NEDCC. Rebecca is also an experienced audio engineer, having worked in audio post-production at Broadway Video, Creative Group, and Sony Music Studios. She earned her MLIS with an Archives certificate from Pratt Institute and holds a BM in Music Technology from NYU. Her background in library science and her passion for audiovisual materials has made her flexible, as well as appreciative of and open to diverse approaches or viewpoints that impact the creation and care of archival collections.

Lindsay Anderberg

Lindsay Anderberg is the Interdisciplinary Science & Technology Librarian and Poly Archivist at New York University's Tandon School of Engineering.  She received an MLIS from Long Island University's Palmer School of Library and Information Science and an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, with a focus in Science Studies, from NYU. She is a member of SAA's Teaching with Primary Sources subcommittee and was recently appointed to the Committee on Public Awareness (COPA) for a two year term (2016-2018). She has been a member of ART since 2011 and a member of the Outreach Committee since 2014.

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