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Larry W. Griffis Jr.

Larry W. Griffis Jr.

(1924-2000)

Larry W. Griffis Jr. (1924-2000) was a sculptor and painter. He founded Griffis Sculpture Park, located south of Buffalo, and Essex Arts Center on Essex Street. Two of his most prominent works in the city of Buffalo include “Spirit of Womanhood” along the Scajaquada  Expressway and “Birds Excited Into Flight” on Bidwell Parkway.