Faith Ringgold: A Four Decade Survey


November 18, 2000–January 21, 2001

Curated by Trish Williamson

The work of painter, quilter, illustrator and storyteller, Faith Ringgold, is presented in a four decade survey of her career as an artist. She is known for transforming the African-American experience into contemporary art through life stories and historical events. This exhibit features quilts, paintings, illustrations, dolls and tankas. Ringgold's groundbreaking children's book, Tar Beach, was a Caldecott Honor Book and winner of the Coretta Scott King Award for illustration. She has written and illustrated five children's books.

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