Learn about storytelling through art with this free lesson from Art in Action analyzing "Tar Beach," written and illustrated by Faith Ringgold. Ringgold was born in Harlem, New York in 1930. Her work as an author and artist reflect her life as a feminist and activist for African American women in the arts. This fun activity is a great resource for parents, teachers, and caregivers. Download the lesson PDF for an art discussion about "Tar Beach" as well as a story quilt art project.