• Faith Ringgold. Activist, artist, painter, quiltmaker, writer & educator Born on this day in 1930

    7 days ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    Faith Ringgold, American People Series, The Flag is Bleeding, 1967, oil on canvas. Collection of the artist, c. Faith Ringgold. Courtesy ACA Galleries, NY.
    October 08, 1930. Faith Ringgold (born October 8, 1930, in Harlem, New York City) is an artist, best known for her narrative quilts that communicate her beliefs and her experience as an African-American.
    Born and raised in Harlem, New York-one of the neighborhoods convulsed by the race riotsof the 60's -artist, writer, and educator Faith Ringgold was in her early thirties at the time, and focusing on painting landscapes. The daughter of...
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