Born and raised in Richmond, IN, Riggle received his B.S. in Art Education from Ball State University in 2004 with minors in metalsmithing and computer applications and his M.F.A. in Studio Art from Miami University in 2010. While entering graduate studies in metalsmithing and jewelry design, his work has grown to encompass much, much more. His current creative research spans the mediums of metals/jewelry, sculpture, photography, and forges into the digital arts.

Married to Sarah Riggle (2004) and the proud parent of a beautiful daughter (Gabrielle b.2007) – both of whom can be seen here – Riggle resides in Oxford, OH and currently holds the position of Visiting Assistant Professor at Miami University.