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Wayne Riggs Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Riggs has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of art and photography
    PORTLAND, OR, May 04, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Wayne Riggs is a celebrated Marquis Who's Who biographee. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Mr. Riggs a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Riggs celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field.

About Wayne Riggs
Mr. Riggs currently works as an independent artist. One of his works was featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, 11 of his pieces were featured in the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA, and 2 pieces were featured in the Tampa Museum of Art. He has enjoyed one-man shows at the Davenport City Gallery and Museum (now The Figge Art Museum), Cornell Fine Arts Museum in Winter Park, CO, F.A.O. (United Nations) in Rome, La Mama Galleria in Spoleto, Italy, the British Embassy in Antigua, and Crocker's Mark Gallery in Raleigh, NC. He also had an exhibition at Artspace in Richmond, VA. He is represented in permanent collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, High Museum of Art, The Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Musee d'art Moderne Andre Malraux, Tampa Museum of Art, as well as corporate and private collections.
Mr. Riggs holds a BFA in photography from Southern Illinois University, Other positions he held include lecturer at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum and the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach, FL, director of photography at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center and Callanwolde Foundation, Inc., in Atlanta, GA, undergraduate teacher of Black & White Photography/Darkroom, and guest critic for the Rhode Island School of Design.

Articles and reviews of his work have appeared in Savoir Faire, Artweek, Photo M E T R O, No Limits, Art Papers, Tampa Tribune, The Orlando Sentinel, and Zelo Magazine, to name but a handful. Mr. Riggs received grants from the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He served as a Radioman, Petty Officer, Second Class in the United States Navy from 1968 to 1972.

In addition to his status as a Lifetime Achiever, Mr. Riggs has been a featured listee in Who's Who in America.

For more information about Wayne Riggs and to view his work, visit http://waynemriggs.com/.

About Marquis Who's Who :
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America , Marquis Who's Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

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