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Gary Frederick Riggin, American Painter. Avocation: Bibliophile. M C. Recipient 1st prize drawing award Towson Art Festival Committee, 1981, Best in Show Watercolor, Tri-County Art Council, Westminster, Maryland., 1988, 1st prize in watercolor, Towson Art Festival, 1988, Distinguished Journalism award The Society of Professional Journalists, 1987.

Background

Riggin, Gary Frederick was born on October 27, 1955 in Baltimore. Son of Joseph Lee and Joanne Elizabeth (Simmons) Riggin.

Education

AD, Essex Community College, Baltimore, 1975; student, Towson State University, 1976-1977; student, Baltimore Institute Commercial Art, 1978-1979.

Career

Pen and ink illustrator, O'Connor, Piper & Fynn, Baltimore, 1980-1985; political cartoonist, Sunday Sun, Baltimore, 1985-1990; watercolorist, Baltimore, 1988-1995; multi-media artist, Baltimore, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Avocation: Bibliophile. M C.

Membership

Candidate/delegate Democratic National Party Convention, Baltimore, 1976. Member Fells Point Creative Alliance, School 33, Midatlantic Creative Alliance.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bibliophile.

Connections

Married Lisa Martin Kokes, November 18, 1978.

father:
Joseph Lee Riggin

mother:
Joanne Elizabeth (Simmons) Riggin

spouse:
Lisa Martin Kokes