Faith Ringgold is an American painter, writer, sculptor and multimedia performer, best known for her narrative covers.
|Born||Faith Willi Jones, October 08, 1930, Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Education||City College of New York|
|Known for||Painting, Textile arts, Children's Books|
|Notable work||See publications and notable work in collections.|
|Movement||Feminist art movement, Civil rights|
|Awards||2009 Peace Corps Award|
African-American artist and art professor who was best known for her painted story quilts.
She was born and raised in Harlem and studied at the City College of New York. Later, she taught in the art department at the University of California, San Diego.
She wrote and illustrated seventeen books for children, including the Coretta Scott King Award-winning work 'Tar Beach' from 1991.
Her second husband was Burdette Ringgold. She and her daughter Michele Wallace co-founded Women Students and Artists for Black Art Liberation. She also has a daughter named Barbara.
She was given the Peace Corps Award by President Barack Obama.
- The Feminist Art Movement in the United States - The feminist art movement in the United States began in the early 1970s and seeks to promote the research, creation, understanding, and advancement of women.
- Black Feminism - Black feminism is a philosophy that focuses on the idea that "black women are inherently precious, that the liberation of black women is a necessity not a support for someone else but because of our need for autonomy as humans ”.
- Harlem Renaissance - Harlem Renaissance is an intellectual renaissance of African American art and literature concentrated in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, spanning the 1920s. At the time, it was called the "New Black Movement", named after the New Black, a 1925 anthology edited by Alain Locke.
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- Sculpture - Sculpture is a branch of visual art that operates in three dimensions. It is one of the visual arts.
- Painting - Painting is the practice of painting, coloring, staining, or other media on a solid surface. The medium is usually applied to the base with a paintbrush, but other tools, such as knives, sponges, and air brushes can be used.
- American textile artists
- African-American feminists
- Contemporary American painters
- American printers
- Feminist artists
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Latest information about Faith Ringgold updated on June 14 2021.