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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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