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Faith Ringgold


Faith Ringgold (born Faith Willi Jones; October 8, 1930) is an American painter, painting on different materials including fabric, a published author, mixed media sculptor, performance artist, and intersectional activist, perhaps best known for her narrative quilts.

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Faith Ringgold is an African-American artist born in New York City. She was educated at the City College of New York. She uses a technique of painting she calls "black-light painting," which favors intensity over value to achieve contrast between light and dark.

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Artist, author, illustrator, lecturer, painter, sculptor

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Faith Ringgold

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