Professor Emeritus Faith Ringgold receives an

Honorary Doctorate at Royal College of Art

artlyst on 27 June 2013

American contemporary artist Faith Ringgold receiving Honorary Doctorate at the Royal College of Art graduation ceremony on Friday 28 June 2013.

Royal College of Art Honorands are awarded for their significant contribution to culture and industry both internationally and in the UK. Personalities from the spheres of fine art, design, fashion, textiles and the applied arts and humanities are amongst those honoured by the College in recognition of their achievements...American-born Faith Ringgold has had an illustrious career as painter, writer, speaker, mixed media sculptor and performance artist. Professor emeritus at the University of California, San Diego where she taught art from 1987 until 2002, Faith’s work has been exhibited in museums and galleries world-wide and is included in many eminent private and public art collections. Written and illustrated by Faith, her children’s book If a Bus Could Talk; The Story of Ms. Rosa Parks won the NAACP's Image Award in 2000.

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