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Ringgold, Faith

LC control no.n 84150479
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3568.I572
Personal name headingRinggold, Faith
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Other standard no.Q5431220
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1930-10-08
Death date2024-04-12
Place of birthHarlem (New York, N.Y.)
AffiliationCity University of New York. City College University of California, San Diego Art without Walls (Organization) Women Students and Artists for Black Art Liberation "Where We At" Black Women Artists (Organization : Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.) Studio Museum in Harlem
Profession or occupationPainters Sculptors Educators Civil rights workers
Found inFaith Ringgold, c1984.
LC data base, 8/17/84 (hdg.: Ringgold, Faith)
Her Tar Beach, c1991: title page(Faith Ringgold) jacket (b. 1930; lives in Harlem)
Dinner at Aunt Connie's house, c1993: title page (Faith Ringgold) jacket (b. 1930 in Harlem; professor of art at the University of California at San Diego, where she teaches for half the year)
African American National Biography, accessed March 25, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Ringgold, Faith; Faith Willie Jones; painter, sculptor, educator, civil rights activist, writer, illustrator; born 08 October 1930 in Harlem, New York; BS (1955) and MA (1960) in Art from City College of New York; associate professor at the University of California at San Diego (1983-2002); launched Art Without Walls, an artists' group (1972); cofounded Women Students and Artists for Black Art Liberation and Where We At (1970); wrote and illustrated Tar Beach, children's book (1991) and won a Caldecott honor; Studio Museum in Harlem mounted a twenty-year retrospective (1984) followed by large solo shows (1993, 1994, and 1998); received National Endowment for the Arts Award for sculpture (1978) and for painting (1989), La Napoule Foundation Award (1990); her work is included in the permanent collection of Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, and Smithsonian American Art Museum; launched and the Anyone Can Fly Foundation (2000s))
Wikipedia, June 18, 2019 (Faith Ringgold (b. Oct. 8, 1930, in Harlem, New York City) is a painter, writer, mixed media sculptor and performance artist, best known for her narrative quilts)
The New York Times, April 15, 2024, viewed online April 16, 2024 (Faith Ringgold; died Saturday [April 12, 2024] at 93; painter, sculptor, weaver, performer, writer and social justice activist)
Associated languageeng