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April 2, 2002

Internationally acclaimed artist from Lafayette paints Beering portrait for dedication

Richard Halstead, an internationally recognized painter who is a former Lafayette resident, will unveil his original rendering of past Purdue President Dr. Steven C. Beering during the Liberal Arts building dedication and renaming at 2 p.m. April 12 at Founders Park on the West Lafayette campus.

Halstead can be reached by calling Henry Rosenthal, (239) 263-1936, He can discuss his artistic influences, why he was chosen by the Beerings for this work and his extensive line of art displayed and recognized throughout the world.

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