Denise M. Riggs

Southampton, Massachusetts                                                     

Solo Exhibitions

A Portrait of the Key West Cemetery, Cider House Media, Easthampton, MA 2016

Reflections, Photographs by Denise M. Riggs, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA  2012

Reflections, Nashawannuck Gallery, Easthampton, MA 2010

Reflections, Easthampton City Arts Chamber Gallery, Easthampton, MA 2008

Juried Exhibitions 

Space, An International Juried Exhibition, Fountain Street Gallery, Boston, MA 2018

Juror: Samuel Rowlett

Surface & Depth, The Golden Thread Gallery, West Hartford, CT 2014

Juror: Kate Wilson & Tricia Haggerty Wenz

Vital Connections, The Elusie Gallery, Easthampton, MA 2011, Image chosen for commemorative calendar 

Juror: Jean Pierre Pasche 

New England Photography Biennial, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA 2011  

Juror: George Slade

Group Exhibitions

Joy, #Local Gallery, Easthampton, MA 2019

Abstractions, The Elusie Gallery, Easthampton, MA 2018

Annual Small Works Show, Easthampton City Arts Gallery, Easthampton, MA 2010 - 2018

8X8 Invitational, MAP Space, Easthampton, MA 2018

Art in the Orchard Photo Contest, Image chosen for commemorative calendar 2013

Mind Motion, A Three Women Exhibit, The Cultural Center at Eagle Hill School, Hardwick, MA 2011

Red, Easthampton City Arts Gallery, Easthampton, MA 2009

Monson Arts Council Regional Exhibit, Monson House of Art, Monson, MA 2007

Eastmont Art Fund Invitational, Elusie Gallery, Easthampton, MA 2007

A Two Women Exhibit, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA 1996

Celebrating the Art of Women from Worcester and the World, Fletcher Priest Gallery, Worcester, MA 1995

Fitchburg 60th Regional Arts Exhibition, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA 1995

Arts Worcester Biennial, Worcester, MA 1992 - 1995

One Thousand and Under, Fletcher Priest Gallery, Worcester, MA 1994

Arts for Aids Sake, Massachusetts Biotechnology Research Park, Worcester, MA 1993

A Three Women Exhibit, Arts Worcester Gallery, Worcester, MA 1992

Through the Lens and the Lathe, Sterling Mill Works Gallery, Sterling, MA 1992

Grove’s Anatomy, Grove Street Gallery, Worcester, MA 1992

Art for Aids Sake,Massachusetts Biotechnology Research Park, Worcester, MA 1992

Architectural Images II,Worcester Center for the Crafts, Worcester, MA 1992


Bay State Health, Springfield, MA

Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA

Private collections


Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA 

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography cum laude, received the college’s Special Achievement Award in Photography. 

The Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA 

Art history classes, studio classes in drawing, painting, printmaking, collage and sculpture. 

Internship - Curator of Photography, Mr. Steven Jarecki – Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

Workshops and Classes - ongoing

Classical Oil Painting, Mosaics, Print making, Pottery & Ceramics 

Related Experience

DMRPhotography – hand crafted greeting cards marketed through fine craft retailers, 1999 –Present

Easthampton City Arts, founding member and Chair of Coordinating Committee, 2004 – 2019 

Art in the Orchard, National Juried Sculpture Exhibit, Easthampton, MA  – Juror 2017

Monson Arts Council Regional Exhibit, Monson, Ma – Juror 2011

Easthampton Cultural Council board member, 2002 – 2008


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