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Open Studio: Design Quilt Portraits like Faith Ringgold

Virtual Open Studio for Kids

The Neuberger Museum of Art Education Department and teaching artist Dara Goodman introduce kids to artist Faith Ringgold.  Kids will then follow along to create an art project that uses colors, lines, geometric patterns, nature images and faces to create a quilt portrait inspired by Ringgold’s work. 

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Be sure to share you creations with us on social media #NEUtoDoKids!

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Materials Needed for Project

  • Newspaper or craft paper to work on
  • Large white paper
  • Scissors
  • Ruler (optional)
  • Pencil
  • Black Pen or Marker or Crayon
  • Choose one for your artwork: watercolors, paints, colored pencils, markers, crayons, pastels, or colored chalk


This video was created in collaboration with the Neuberger Museum of Art Education Department; Diana Puglisi, Curator of Education, Youth & Adult Programs; and Dara Goodman, teaching artist.