• J. Waid Griffin has lived and painted in the Desert Southwest for 33 years.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts in painting and a Master of Music in theory and composition, both from Texas Tech University.  Waid has studied with Mark Daily, Quiang Huang, Robert Kuester, Robert Liberace, Michael Lynch, Teresa Oaxaca, Kevin Macpherson, and Kerry Dunn & Natalie Italiano of Studio Incomminati.

  • Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America

  • Faculty Emeritus of the New Mexico Art League

    In addition to shows listed on the "Events" page, other paintings may be viewed at:
    J. Waid's paintings are held in numerous public and private collections.  Selected permanent collections include:

    Mcgraw-Hill Publishers, New York, New York
    Hines Development Corporation, River Valley Ranch, Carbondale, CO
    Albuquerque International Sunport
    New Mexico Arts Division
    Portrait by Robert Kuester
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