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John Rigsby

 (1934 - 1993)
John David Rigsby was active/lived in Colorado, South Carolina.  John Rigsby is known for abstract, non objective paintings, mixed media.

Biography   John Rigsby


The following biography was submitted by John David Rigsby, Jr., son of the artist.  The author is Lisa Rigsby Peterson, daughter of the artist,  and owner of the copyright of the biography.


John David Rigsby was born on October 10, 1934, the seventh child of an Alabama Depression-era sharecropper's son.  He and his family moved frequently, from one one-room structure to another, often with no running water, no plumbing, no heat but the stove.  His father was killed in a car accident when Rigsby was just 9 years old.  Life for the remaining eight family members proved tumultuous and difficult -- food wasn't plentiful, nor money.  The family moved from place to place, following work --   ...  Displaying 750 of 24926 characters.

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