Saturday, February 21, 2015

Black History Month STYLIN': Faith Ringgold

DAY 21: Faith Ringgold


Faith Ringgold - Painter, Artist, Author, Activist
Born: October 8th, 1930


Faith Ringgold is a political painter and writer who focuses her work on the issues of sexism and
race. Her art work has helped diversify the New York art scene. Ringgold was born in Harlem, New York and graduated from the City College of New York.


Below is one of Ringgold's most popular pieces:

Who's Afraid of Aunt Jemima? 
1983 

Acrylic on canvas, dyed, painted and pieced fabric 
90 x 80"

For more on Faith Ringgold, check out her website faithringgold.com.


CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY!