Richard L. Jones
Richard L. Jones Laboratory Coordinator
Rick Jones graduated with a BS in Fine Arts and a BS in Political Science from Washington State University in 1984/1985. He achieved a Certificate in Science Communication from UC Santa Cruz in 1996. Science Illustration credits include National Geographic, Scientific American, Science, The World of Life at the California Museum of Science and Industry. Rick teaches Science Illustration as well as fine arts at the grade school, high school and college levels. At Vassar College, Rick manages the labs and equipment of the Earth Science and Geography Department, as well as managing the collections of the Warthin Natural History Museum. Rick also curates exhibits in the museum, and is codirector of VCAP, the Vassar College Artifact Project, which preserves, curates and interprets the physical artifacts of Vassar's 150 year old teaching collections.