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His father, Walt Wiggins was a noted photojournalist, author and art dealer. Henriette Wyeth once judged a state art show at which Wiggins took first place. She took him aside and gave him a critique, encouraging him to study and paint from life, to move out of the studio and into the ranchlands and other surroundings with his canvases. Influenced by his father and mother, a pioneer rodeo cowgirl, he was encouraged at an early age to pursue the arts.

K. Douglas (Kim) Wiggins is known for ribbons of color, bulbous clouds, anthropomorphic mountains, and sinewy trees. Distorted houses populate the expressionistic images created by this talented artist. Whether taking his inspiration from literary passage or personal experience, Wiggins' art possesses a otherworldly quality that resonates with every viewer. By the time Wiggins was fourteen he began painting in oil and was working nights and weekends as a graphic artist for a national equine magazine. Wiggins' paintings have evolved with a unique, dramatic style.

Kim Wiggins is among the youngest artists listed in Who's Who in American Art. Wiggins' art is housed in numerous important collections, including the Anschutz Collection, Four Sixes Ranch, and the Museum of New Mexico.  Featured articles have appeared in Pasatiempo, Focus, Sante Fe, Cowboys & Indians and Southwest Art. Wiggins is also in Who's Who in the World and in the permanent collections of the several museums including The Autry Museum of Western Heritage.

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