Faith Ringgold

Born 1930 in New York, United States
Lives and works in New York

Education

  • 1959

    M.A., City College of New York, New York, United States

  • 1955

    B.S., City College of New York, New York, United States

  • Solo Exhibitions (selected)

    • 1998

      Dancing at the Louvre: Faith Ringgold’s French Collection
      and Other Story Quilts
      , New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, United States

    • 1997

      Magical Tales of Lonnie, San Diego Children’s Museum,
      San Diego, United States

    • 1996

      Faith Ringgold: The French Collection Story Quilts, The Hudson River Museum of Westchester, New York, United States
      Faith Ringgold: Paintings and Drawings Spaning Four
      Decades
      , A.C.A. Gallery, New York, United States

    • 1994

      Currents 57: Faith Ringgold, The St. Louis Art Museum,
      St. Louis, United States

    • 1993

      Inspirations: Exploring the Art of Faith Ringgold, The
      Textile Museum, Washington, United States
      Dinner at Aunt Connie’s House and Aunt Harriet’s Underground Railroad in the Sky, Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library,
      Hewlett, United States

    • 1992

      Faith Ringgold: The French Collection, Bernice Steinbaum
      Gallery, New York, United States

    • 1991

      Faith Ringgold: Story Quilts, duPont Gallery, Washington and
      Lee University, Lexington, United States

    • 1990

      Faith Ringgold: Celebrating Cultural Diversity in the
      American Theatre
      , Grove Gallery, University of California,
      San Diego, United States
      Faith Ringgold: A Twenty-Five Year Survey, Fine Arts Museum
      of Long Island (FAMLI), Hempstead, United States

    • 1989

      Faith Ringgold: Paintings/Quilts, Simms Fine Art, New
      Orleans, United States
      Faith Ringgold, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington,
      Seattle, United States

    • 1988

      Retrospective Exhibition, Sims Gallery, New Orleans, United States
      Faith Ringgold: Change 2: Painted Story Quilts, Bernice
      Steinbaum Gallery, New York, United States
      Faith Ringgold: Paintings & Sculpture, Vaughn Cultural
      Center, St. Louis, United States

    • 1987

      Faith Ringgold: Painted Story Quilts, Baltimore Museum of
      Art, Baltimore, United States
      Change: Faith Ringgold’s New Work, Real Art Ways, Hartford, United States
      Faith Ringgold: Painted Story Quilts, Bernice Steinbaum
      Gallery, New York, United States

    • 1985

      Faith Ringgold: Painting, Sculpture & Performance, College
      of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, United States

    • 1984

      Faith Ringgold: Twenty Years of Painting, Sculpture and
      Performance (1963-1984)
      , The Studio Museum in Harlem, New
      York, United States
      California Dah, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, United States
      Paintings, Sculpture and Masks, Appalachian State
      University, Boone, United States

    • 1983

      Faith Ringgold: Black and Feminist Art, Lehigh University,
      Bethlehem, United States
      Paintings, Sculpture and Masks, San Antonio College, San
      Antonio, United States

    • 1981

      The Wake and Resurrection of the Bicentennial Negro, Trinity
      College, Hartford, United States

    • 1980

      Faith Ringgold: Soft Sculpture, Museum of African and African-American Art, Buffalo, United States

    • 1979

      Faith Ringgold: Paintings from the Sixties, Summit Gallery,
      New York, United States
      Woman on a Pedestal, Texas Technical University,
      Lubbock, United States

    • 1978

      Harlem ’78, Hampton Institute, Hampton, United States
      The Wake and Resurrection of the Bicentennial Negro, St.
      Edwards University, Austin, United States

    • 1977

      The Wake and Resurrection of the Bicentennial Negro, Hamilton-Kirkland College, Clinton, United States

    • 1976

      The Wake and Resurrection of the Bicentennial Negro,
      tableau, Wilson College, Chambersberg, United States
      Paintings, Sculpture and Masks, Polk Community College,
      Winterhaven, United States

    • 1975

      Paintings, Sculpture and Masks, University of Wisconsin,
      Superior, United States

    • 1974

      Paintings and Masks, Lamar University, Beaumont, United States
      Paintings, Sculpture and Masks, University of Tennessee,
      Chattanooga, United States

    • 1973

      Faith Ringgold: 10 Year Retrospective, Voorhees Gallery,
      Rutgers University, New Brunswick, United States
      Paintings and Masks, Wellesley College, Wellesley, United States

    • 1972

      Political Landscapes and Posters, Louisiana State
      University, Baton Rouge, United States

    • 1970

      America Black, Spectrum Gallery, New York, United States

    • 1967

      American People, Spectrum Gallery, New York, United States

    • Prizes, Grants and Residencies

      • 2011

        First Annual Cultural Arts Awards, City College of New York, New York, Untied States

      • 2006

        Golden Legacy Visual Arts Awards, Harlem Arts Alliance, New York, United States

      • 2005

        President’s Award, Amistad Center for Art and Culture, Hartford, United States
        Visionary Women Award, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, United States

      • 2004

        National Visionary Leadership Project, Washington, United States

      • 2002

        Living Artist Award, California Art Educators Association, United States

      • 2000

        NAACP Image Award, Best Children’s Book, United States
        First Annual Women of Distinction Award, New York Chapter Continental Societies Inc., New York, United States

      • 1998

        Key the City, Oakland, United States

      • 1997

        Artist of the Year Award, New Jersey Center for the Arts, New Jersey, United States

      • 1996

        Spirit of Woman Award, National Museum of Women oft he Arts, Washington, United States

      • 1995

        Key to the City, Lake Charles, United States
        Townsend Harris Medal, City College of New York Alumni Association, New York, United States

      • 1994

        Womens Caucus for the Arts Honors Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts, Queens Museum, New York, United States
        Recognition Award, New York State Fibers Association, New York, United States

      • 1993

        National Endowment for the Arts Travel Awards, United States

      • 1992

        The New York Times Best Children’s Book Award, New York, United States
        Caldecott Honor, United States
        Award for best illustrated book by an African American, The Coretta Scott King Award, United States

      • 1991

        Honors the Artist of the Year, The Studio Museum Harlem, New York, United States

      • 1990

        La Napoule Award, France

      • 1989

        Award for painting, National Endowment for the Arts, United States
        Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Award

      • 1988

        New York Foundation for the Arts Award

      • 1987

        Fellowship, John Solomon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, United States
        Public Art Fund Award from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, United States

      • 1986

        Honor Award, Women’s Caucus for Art, New York, United States
        Guest of Honor, Feminist Art Institute, New York, United States

      • 1984

        Candance Award, 100 Black Women, New York, United States

      • 1983

        Wonder Women Award, Warner Communications, New York, United States

      • 1982

        Dreyfus/MaxDowell Fellowship, Peterborough, United States

      • 1978

        Award for sculpture, National Endowment for the Arts, United States

      • 1976

        American Association of University Women, Washington, United States

      • 1973

        Found Women Award, Ms. Magazine, New York, United States

      • 1971

        Creative Artists Public Service Award (CAPS) Grant, New York, United States

      • Collections

      • American Craft Museum, New York, United States
        ARCO Chemical, Philadelphia, United States
        Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, United States
        Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, United States
        Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, United States
        Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, United States
        Coca-Cola, Atlanta, United States
        Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College, Winter Park, United States
        Delaware State University, Dover, United States
        Fort Wayne Museum of Fine Art, Fort Wayne. United States
        Harold Washington Library, Chicago, United States
        Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, United States
        Metropolitan Transit Authority, New York, United States
        Milwaukee Art Museum, Madison, United States
        National Museum of American Art, Washington, United States
        Newark Museum, Newark, United States
        Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, United States
        NYC Board of Education, P.S.22, Brooklyn, United States
        Pasadena City College, Pasadena, United States
        Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, United States
        Philip Morris Companies, Inc.
        Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix, United States
        Public Art for Public Schools, New York, United States
        Public School 22, Crown Heights, Brooklyn, United States
        Rose M.Singer Center, Riker’s Island, United States
        Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, United States
        Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, United States
        Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, United States
        Spellman College Museum, Atlanta, United States
        Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, United States
        St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, United States
        The High Museum, Atlanta, United States
        The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, United States
        Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, United States
        Worcester Art Museum – Charlotte E.W. Buffington Fund, Worcester, United States