Faith RingoldWho was FaithRingold ? Born in New York , Faith Ringold was anAfrican American artist who started school in 2nd grade .While she was at home , her mother taught her the basicskills . She knew how to read before she went to school .In her early childhood she use to be sick every so often ,she could not attend school regularly ; however, her motheruse to bring her drawing books and pencils . Therefore ,she spent most of her time drawing . So, as she grew olderand began to go to school , one day her teacher asked herto draw a mountain. Because she was born and raised inNew York, she had never seen a mountain before;therefore, she could not draw the mountain properly . Theprofessor told her " you cannot be an artist, " and she saidto the professor " yes I could and I will be artist . " She hadgreat internal locus of control and self-confidence . Shebelieved she could do it and she did it . Her mother was afashion designer . She was very close to her mother, andher father was a great role model for her . He also use to
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