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Building Your Brand as an Artist
The days of lopping off your ear to make a name for yourself as an artist are long gone! Although the video of that would surely go viral! Today, aside from having talent, you need... Read More
Bringing Motion (and Emotion) to your Art
Generally speaking, art is a static creation that “sits there” waiting for you to look at it. But when that art moves it takes a more active role in art appreciation and pulls the viewer... Read More
New Pieces. New Place.
Shiny Metal Objects exhibited at shiny new 3rd Coast Café. The Riggo Design exhibition at the 3rd Coast Café was so well-received last year they asked him back to help kick off their newly remodeled space... Read More
Behind the Scenes – What it’s like making a piece for an HGTV show.
When I was first contacted by a producer who works on the HGTV show, “Meg’s Great Rooms” about doing some work for them I was very excited. I’m in the kind of business where word... Read More
Riggo Design in HGTV Magazine
Riggs will also be written up in the next issue of the HGTV Magazine.  They will go step-by-step through the great room remodel, behind-the-scenes stories and lots of pictures. Look for it on newsstands and... Read More
Riggo Design showing at One of a Kind Show 2012.
This year the One of a Kind Show runs from December 6-9. Put it in your calendars now before it fills up with Holiday parties. It’s a lot of fun and features handmade art from... Read More
2nd Annual Show at 3rd Coast Café
Riggs has been asked back to the Gold Coast’s favorite coffee shop and restaurant for his second art show. It will feature a large collection of wall art and everything is for sale. The show will run... Read More
Riggo Design featured on the season premier of HGTV’s highest-rated show, ‘Meg’s Great Rooms’.
Riggs made a piece (can’t reveal details until after the show airs) that will be the centerpiece of a remodeled great room. The show will air on HGTV, Saturday, May 5 at 8pm (CST), episode... Read More
Riggo Design on The Craftsman World of DIY presents: The Down & Dirty
In the Craftsmanship segment on The Down & Dirty,  Riggs Barr joins Frank Fontana in the studio. "Riggs is an artist who works extensively with steel, and heads up Riggo Design in Chicago where he builds unique... Read More
Riggo Design Art Opening – May 6, 2011
At J. Andrews Salon, 1260 N. Dearborn, 5:30 - 8:30, Riggo Design will be having an Art Opening at J. Andrews Salon Friday, May 6, 2011 from 5:30 - 8:30. Two other artists will be joining... Read More