Betty Fairbank Griggs, originally from Ohio, studied at the School of Fine Arts of Yale University. She resided for many years in Puerto Rico before relocating to Sarasota in 2002. She divides her time between Sarasota and Verbier, Switzerland, and also travels extensively. Many of her watercolors are in series, depicting subjects in such locations as Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Switzerland, Provence, Tuscany, Venice (Italy), Egypt, India, Thailand, Bali and China. They are strong, colorful and dramatic, and reflect her interest in the many parts of the world to which she has traveled. She has had numerous one-woman shows in Puerto Rico, Sarasota and Switzerland, and has also exhibited in Boston, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Venice (Florida). Her watercolors have won many awards, and hang in private collections in Puerto Rico, the United States and Europe. She is presently establishing a web site through which she will offer both her original paintings and Featuring the artwork of Betty Fairbank Griggs this website has been establised as a place for her to offer both original paintings and Giclée made from them. Her watercolors have won many awards, and hang in private collections in Puerto Rico, the United States and Europe. made from them.