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RICHARD E. BEASLEY
Born February 1, 1934, Gooding, Idaho. Died July 17, 1992. Married Virginia June Wetherell, 1963. Sons, Eric R. Beasley, born 1966, and Geoffrey Mark Beasley, born 1969.
Idaho Public Schools; College of Idaho, Caldwell, Idaho; Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island/bachelor of fine Arts degree in advertising design; Claremont Graduate School, Claremont California/Master of Fine Arts degree in painting and printmaking.
California Polytechnic, Pomona, California; Webb School of california, Claremont, California; Pomona Catholic Boys high School, La Verne, California; New York University, New York, New York. Held positions from instructor to professor at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 1968-92. Interim Director, School of Art and design, NAU, 1997-89; Assistant Dean, College of Creative and Communication Arts, NAU, 1989-92.
Professional Design Work
Fredrick W. Schmidt, Inc., New York, New York; The Mines Press, Inc., New York, New York; Burton Wenk Associates, Design Studio, New York, New York; Free Lance Designer, New York, New York.
Calligraphic Society of Arizona, Phoenix, President/1980, Honorary Lifetime member; Portland Society for Calligraphy, Portland, Oregon; Society of Scribes and Illuminators, London, England; Honorary member, Colleagues of Calligraphy, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota; Honorary Member, calligraphy Guild of Chattanooga, Tennessee; Honorary Lifetime Member, The Western Reserve Calligraphers, Cleveland, Ohio; Schreibwerkstatt Klingspor Offenbach, Offenbach am Main, Germany; Honorary Life Member, The Calligraphy and Italic Handwriting Society of South Africa, Johannesburg; Honorary Member, Cape Friends of Calligraphy, Cape Town, South Africa.