Dr. Vigil is a lifelong artist, educator, and professional arts administrator.   He is a recognized arts authority

and artist.   He is currently the Director of the University of Northern Colorado Graduate School in

Denver, Colorado.





  ~ Doctor of Arts Degree University of Northern Colorado


~ Arts instructor; California College of Arts & Crafts and Loretto Heights College


~ Lecturer and consultant to Museums, Universities, as well as academic and civic

       organizations in Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, California, Wyoming,

       Florida, and New York


~ Director of Art Education, ECE-12 Denver Public Schools


~ Visual Director: KRMA Public Television.   Consultant, producer, featured

         performer and host on various television production—International Award,

         San Francisco International Film Festival and Competition 1979, 1st Place

         Documentary, “Is There A Bike in the Mix?”


~ Board of Directors, Cherry Creek Arts Festival


~ Board of Directors, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.



Abe has won multiple arts awards in statewide, national and in one instance

international competitions.   He is multi-talented in that he works in multiple medias

and has been recognized in painting, sculpture and jewelry.



Dr. Vigil is currently in the process of writing a book defining the characteristics

  of creativity.