Anita Robertson Beach Handwoven Fiber Art "Country Winter Scene", 1972
Anita Robertson Beach (Cincinnati, 1930 – 2020)
Country Winter Scene, 1972
Handwoven wool and mixed thread
Artist label to verso; attributes labeled to verso, with alternate title of Winter Landscape on smaller label
Includes artist biography to verso
Anita Robertson Beach aspired to be a creative and impactful artist and teacher. Before teaching art at the Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati, she received the Laverne-Noyes scholarship and majored in art education at the University of Wisconsin. She studied under lithographer Dean Meeker, who inspired her to become an artist. Beach enjoyed exploring a variety of mediums including weaving and became a lifelong member of the Cincinnati Weavers Guild. She also studied metal arts such as welding at Thomas Moore University. In 1952 one of her serigraphs was chosen to be exhibited in the Library of Congress. Her works of art have been exhibited in various institutions nationally.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- minor wear to frame.
- measures frame; work measures 21.5" W x 19.0" H.