Artist: Linda Colsh

Title: Gesture

Attribution: Gesture 2020 Linda Colsh

Year: 2020

Materials: Cotton fabric: whole cloth art quilt painted by the artist using natural materials (broom plant brush); machine quilted

Dimensions: H56 x W18 inches

Image Statement: Seeking extreme simplicity, I found the muscle memory from my oriental calligraphy studies from 40 years ago to paint big strokes with the branch of a broom plant across a plain white field. My goal was minimalist, meditative, whole body movement marks as an expression of quiet and solitude.