Geertsen Work

Tea: Playing with Time in Art

It's far more interesting to show the moment before something happens, rather than to show it while it's happening. Time can become a strong element in a work of art. If art like this were a book, we ... [Continue reading]

Umbrella Test

This bear is a professional umbrella tester. The light changes. He falls. The umbrella is tested. The man is forever clueless. That's part of the test. You never know when calamity strikes. The ... [Continue reading]

The Tree Collector and his Dog

Things are not looking good for trees. (Just look out the window.) The tree collector begins his life's work. His dog gets into the spirit by rounding up a stray branch here and there. Many ... [Continue reading]

Sanctuary

Some people have a natural gift for keeping others safe. This work has a hill from a photo my husband took in Hong Kong in the 1970's and dandelions from a hike in the Sierras last summer. Good ... [Continue reading]

The Board of Directors Takes up the Cat Problem

I'm quite delighted to say that this work is now in the permanent collection of the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum. It's found it's way into several private collections in the last month as ... [Continue reading]

Show at Mesa Arts Center

My solo show is up and running at the Mesa Arts Center. There are 22 works, many accompanied by poems contributed by interesting writers around the world. Singing Lesson is in the show. We really ... [Continue reading]

Night Vision

I asked to photograph this phoropter at the eye doctor's. It looked like a handy thing for two partners with night vision. Note below: things that are made up are the moon, the ground fog and ... [Continue reading]

The Art Gallery at MCC: 50 Years of Collecting

The handsome new Art Gallery at MCC opened with the show "50 Years of Collecting". I'm delighted to have a work in a show along with Calder and Goya. In the photo above I'm on the left and the very ... [Continue reading]

The Footnote Chronicles and … YOU!

Long story short, you get to be in a museum AND you get art. Here's how: Choose a work from the pictures on either of my portfolio pages, here on my website, that speaks to you, whispers to you, ... [Continue reading]

Talk about Charm

I'm on the left and on the right is the fabulous Stacy Barr of the Gebert Contemporary Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona. I just delivered the ten pictures you see on the floor and will bring in a few ... [Continue reading]