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Arts administrator

Rick H. Jones, American arts administrator. Recipient Ohio Governor's award for Arts Administration, Ohio Arts Council, 1991, Vision award Hamilton Vision 2020, 2003.


Jones, Rick H. was born on January 23, 1948 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Huston Benjamin and Mildred Garnet Jones.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wright State University, 1970. Master of Fine Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art, 1972.


Executive director Wayne Center for the Arts, Wooster, Ohio, 1979-1991, Fitton Center for Creative Arts, Hamilton, since 1991.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: An Arts Center In Our Community: How Do We Begin, 1990, The Arts Center Handbook, 1997.


Chairman Vision 2020 Focus Gp., Hamilton, Ohio, 1999-2000, Hamilton Vision Commission, since 2001, Main Street Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, 1988-1990, Design Commission, Wooster, Ohio, 1989-1991. Board member Regional Cultural Planning Committee, Cincinnati, 1997-1999, Fairfield (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce, Regional Cultural Alliance, Cincinnati, 2000-2001, Ohio Citizens for the Arts, since 2000. President Leadership Hamilton Alumni.

Co-chair Southeast Butler County Chamber Leadership. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Art Education Association, Music Educators National Conference, Ohio Art Education Association (Distinguished Citizen award 1987), Ohio Museum Association, Americans for the Arts, Ohio Cizitens for the Arts, Ohio Arts Presenters Network, Ohio Alliance Arts Education, Rotary.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, reading, gardening, 5-string banjo, african art.


Married Christine Renee Elliott, December 18, 1971. Children: LeAnna, Brandt.

Huston Benjamin

Mildred Garnet Jones

Christine Renee Elliott

LeAnna Jones

Brandt Jones