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Richard Beard
Richard E. Beard, who taught in the NIU School of Art from 1966 until his retirement in 1996, died Monday, Jan. 30, in Sarasota, Fla. He was 83. Beard, who specialized in painting and drawing, won a Rockefeller Foundation fellowship award in 1983. Near the end of his NIU career, he created “Academic Animals,” a...