Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold (born 1930) is an Harlem-based artist known for her narrative quilts. Although her artistic medium of choice varies from painting, sculpture, performance art, to children’s  books. When her career first began in the 1950’s after receiving her degree, inspiration was drawn from the writings of James Baldwin, Amiri Baraka, to the styles of African art, Impressionism, and Cubism to eventually create the works she made in the 1960s. Read more