Linda Beach

Fabric artwork
"Threading Through the Gravel Bars, East Fork of the Toklat River," 49" x 67" x 1/2", cotton fabric and batting, cotton and synthetic threads, machine pierced and free motion quilted.

Photo by Chris Arend


Threading Through the Gravel Bars, East Fork of the Toklat River

During my ten day stay in the park as Artist-In-Residence, the one element that took me by surprise was the sheer vastness of the open spaces. Walking along the gravel bars of the East Fork of the Toklat in particular, I was overwhelmed by the sight of miles and miles of multi-colored stones and water as far as the eye could see. With this quilt, I hope to share my experience of Denali as a place with an unlimited sense of space and time.

— Linda Beach, 2005

Linda Beach
Linda Beach

Linda Beach is a fiber artist who draws inspiration for her intricately pieced art quilts from her love of nature. Her work is in numerous private collections as well as public installations across the country. She is the recipient of several awards and has also been the Artist in Residence at Rocky Mountain, Acadia and Mesa Verde National Parks. Visit her website.

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Last updated: March 29, 2017

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