faith ringgold - Actiivist and artist She& most famous for her story quilts and her storybooks. Faith Ringgold (born October 1930 in Harlem, New York City) is an African American artist, best known for her painted story quilts.
Faith Ringgold talks about "Creating Tar Beach" (her famous, magical, quilt with a painted center depicting a family picnicing at night on a NYC rooftop, the kids lying on a pallet of quilts looking up at the stars.
In Faith Ringgold was the mother of two daughters, and on the hunt for a gallery to show her work. To say that it was difficult for black artists to find gallery representation at that time would be … Read