Special Lecture Event & Retrospective Exhibit


Visiting Artist
7:30 PM Thursday, October 3, 2002
HUB-Robeson Center Auditorium


Sponsored by
The Pennsylvania Center for the Book, University Libraries, College of Education, Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity, The Women’s Self Representation Project, Robeson galleries, HUB Robeson Center, Anderson Visiting Artist / Scholar Committee (School of Visual Art) & the African & African American Studies Department



HUB-Robeson Galleries
Faith Ringgold
Robeson Gallery, HUB-Robeson Center
September 18-December 4, 2002


A touring retrospective exhibit by internationally-recognized painter, sculptor, writer, children’s book illustrator and teacher Faith Ringgold opens at the Robeson Gallery September 18 and continues through December 4, 2002. She has received much notice for her story quilts, soft sculptures and book illustrations that recognize African American art and women’s history.
Ms. Ringgold’s work is included in many private and public art collections including the Boston Museum of Fine Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Guggenheim Museum. The exhibit includes story quilts, prints, oil paintings, works on paper, tankas, soft sculptures and illustrations from the award-winning children’s book Tar Beach. Ms. Ringgold received her B.S. and M.A. degrees in visual art from the City College of New York in 1955 and 1959. She is professor of art at the University of California in San Diego. She lives and works in both LaJolla, California and Englewood, New Jersey. Robeson Gallery is located on the bookstore level of the HUB-Robeson Center on Penn State’s University Park campus. Gallery hours are 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm Tuesday through Thursday, 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm Friday through Sunday, closed Monday. For more information phone 814-865-2563 during business hours or visit www.sa.psu.edu/usa/galleries.


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