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What a sad, but not surprising, state of affairs. The same is true for the
AMNH in New York. When I applied for a scientific illustrator position at
the Smithsonian years ago, I was so excited that the field was recognized
as sufficiently valuable to have multiple positions serving an array of
scientists.


Barrett Klein
Department of Biology
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
1725 State Street, La Crosse, WI 54601
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On Thu, Apr 16, 2020 at 9:07 AM Taina Litwak <[log in to unmask]>
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> I just saw this too Stoney.  And I've met Nick at a local GNSI meeting.
> He does beautiful work.  It is great to get our field acknowledged, but the
> article glosses over the fact that most of the Departments, Invertebrate
> Zoology included no longer employ staff illustrators.  The number of staff
> scientific illustrators across all the Departments has dwindled to
> essentially 3.  I don't count as I am a USDA employee.  Its a shame that
> Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History as a whole is not that supportive
> and understanding of how much imagery and good illustration can bring to
> science and science communication.  Grump grump grump.
>
> Taina
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> For those who haven't already seen it. Cheers!
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