Cynthia Ham


Cynthia Ham Assistant Curator Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries

EDUCATION * Preservation and Care of Photographic Collections Seminar—AUC Woodruff Library, 01/2012

* Post Master’s Specialist—Information Arch-Digital Media, Florida St Univ., Tall., FL, 05/2013

* Masters of Library Science—North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, 05/2010

* Certificate—Visual Resources & Image Management-Indiana Univ., Bloomington, IN, 2007

* Bachelors of General Studies—Art History, University of MD, College Park, MD, 05/1991

PUBLICATION In the Eye of the Muses: Selections from the Clark Atlanta University Art Collection

POST-MASTER’S RESEARCH PROJECT Florida State Univ.—Building Digital Collections, Tallahassee, FL, 01/2011-Present My academic research project is the building and implementation of digital asset management systems (DAM) with the use of free open-source software, an ongoing project since 2010. Experimenting with various DAM software like, VCat, Drupal, Dspace and Greenstone. The selection of the right descriptive metadata and cataloging elements to for the job. Under-standing the selection process of the data being organized for retrieval. Knowledge of the digitization process of resizing, and cataloging images; and the use of digital imaging software like Photoshop and Bridge for batch processing.