Born in San Francisco, CA on Jan. 9, 1900. Heard moved across the bay to Oakland at an early age. He began his art training at the CCAC and received his B.A. degree at UC where he was greatly influenced by Perham Nahl. During the 1920s he exhibited at the Berkeley League of Fine Arts and the Oakland Art Gallery, and in the 1930s, taught at the Montezuma School for Boys in Los Gatos, CA. He stopped painting in the 1960s and lived in Oakland until his demise on Oct. 13, 1986.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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