Professor Emeritus Faith Ringgold mentioned in

An exemplary art educator

By Hani Elkadi for the Iowa City Press Citizen, September 11, 2011

A few years ago, during a visit to Davenport, the leading American quilter Faith Ringgold told us that quilting helps develop students' ability to understand math and geometry as they practice designing, reproducing and rearranging intricate geometric patterns. The fundamental constructions of shapes and space, parallel projections, polygonal series and the similarity ratio that they study in plane geometry are the rules they implement in elementary exercises of quilt design..

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Professor Emeritus Faith Ringgold
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