Buster Griggs

Buster Griggs became a commercial artist while still in his teens and worked his way through high school and college as a graphic artist. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1970, then started a career in advertising.

In 1971, “adventure called” and he joined the U.S. Treasury Department as a Sky Marshal, a member of the original anti-air piracy team. In 1973, he transferred to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration as a Special Agent. He was assigned to several locations in the US but continued to paint and draw as a passionate hobby during his public service career. He retired from the DEA at Anchorage, Alaska, and renewed his art career on a full time basis.

Buster and his wife Karen, currently have homes in Pagosa Springs, Colorado and Anthem, Arizona.