Gerald Griffin

Faculty and Gallery Director

Phone Number   (208) 496-4913
Email Address
Address   Spori 220


  • Brigham Young University, BFA 1977
  • Brigham Young University, MFA 1982
  • Attended Circulo de Belles Artes, Madrid, Spain


  • Brother Griffin is an avid antiques collector and furniture restorer, specializing in Arts and Crafts era furniture. He enjoys athletics, music, and travel.


Taught at Eastern Arizona College 1982-84

Taught at Ricks College 1984-2001

Taught at BYU-Idaho 2001-present Art

Gallery Director at Ricks/BYUI since 1990

Oversees the Permanent Art Collection and university art acquisition  

Currently Teaching:  

  • Introduction to the Visual Arts
  • Oil Painting
  • Landscape Painting
  • Readings
  • Travel Study in the Arts  

Additional Courses Taught in the Past:  

  • Art History
  • Drawing
  • Head Drawing
  • Figure Drawing
  • Watercolor

Gerald Griffin's Work:

oil painting of mountains, pine trees, and stream

Boundary Country

snowy mountains with pine trees and river

Gallatin River

oil painting of pine trees, and stream in spring

Spring Thaw