John David 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 David 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 --
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