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painter , Design educator

Carl Randall Heldt, American design educator, painter. Achievements include patents for structural toy clip sticks; patents for brace extension locking pliers.

Background

Heldt, Carl Randall was born on September 8, 1925 in Stanford, Illinois, United States. Son of Carl Rudolf and Charlotte Amenda (Prayther) Heldt.

Education

Degree, Witteneurg College, 1944. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Illinois, 1950.

Career

Medical illustrator University Illinois, Urbana, 1949—1953, instructor graphic design, 1956—1960. Director art Our Wonderful World, Champaign, Illinois, 1953—1956. Professor graphic design University Arizona, Tucson, 1961—1990.

Artist in residence Hallmark Cards, Kansas City, Kansas, 1968. Board directors Waste Management SYMP, Tucson, 1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for structural toy clip sticks. Patents for brace extension locking pliers.

Connections

Married Shirley Ann Cunningham (deceased ). Children: Pamela, Aaron, Tim. Married Doralee Jane Wilkins, December 23, 1989.

father:
Carl Rudolf Heldt

mother:
Charlotte Amenda (Prayther) Heldt

spouse:
Shirley Ann Cunningham

spouse:
Doralee Jane Wilkins

child:
Pamela Heldt

child:
Aaron Heldt

child:
Tim Heldt