What does Ringgold add to her quilts to tell a story?

Why did Faith Ringgold start incorporating text and storytelling into her quilts?

Ringgold has said “The reason why I began making quilts is because I wrote my autobiography in 1980 and couldn’t get it published, because I wanted to tell my story and my story didn’t appear to be appropriate for African-American women, that’s what I think, and that really made me so angry.” She continued telling that …

What is Faith Ringgold style or period of art?

Why is Faith Ringgold?

Faith Ringgold (born October 8, 1930 in Harlem, New York City) is an American painter, writer, mixed media sculptor, and performance artist, best known for her narrative quilts.

Faith Ringgold
Nationality American
Education City College of New York
Known for Painting Textile arts Children’s Books
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