Faith Through The Struggles

By Becca Martin-Brown, March 18, 2016

"So instead of painting on canvas and stretching the canvas, I painted on canvas and backed the canvas with a backing and made it into a quilt. That's how I got published. I just went around them," she says. "The first quilt I did didn't get the point across necessarily. But when I did 'Tar Beach,' it opened the door for me to publish my first children's book...

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Faith Ringgold
Professor Emeritus
UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts

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Faith Ringgold.
Photo detail is courtesy of Artist Faith Ringgold.

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