Geertsen Work

Every Hero Has a Journey

  Young Uncle Armand joins an exploratory fleet last seen headed toward The Other Side of the World. ... [Continue reading]


Recording the history of giraffes. It is a very, very long and old story. Told in a monotone. Both Scottsdale Public Arts and Mesa Community College have this picture in their permanent ... [Continue reading]

What Happens At Night

So, what do you think will happen? ... [Continue reading]

Car Polo

Movement is not progress. ... [Continue reading]

At Odds

Here's another photo I took last summer of the same bears in the picture above. They're messing with each other in the rain. ... [Continue reading]

Anything Can Happen

Great-uncle Horatio belonged to the Church of Perpetual Serendipity. (This is an older picture re-worked. I like this so much better. The figure is David James Geertsen, an antecedent of my ... [Continue reading]


A tortoise doesn't wear a helmet unless he thinks he's going to need it.  And everything is better with an owl along. ... [Continue reading]

The Fish Channel

Love obscure cable channels. The children are unknown and now not forgotten. I made the wallpaper from lots of things–the rip in it is from a photo of a great uncle. The City of Phoenix has this ... [Continue reading]


Of course rhinos love pineapples. Please notice that when the rhino walks to the left, the Rhinocycle moves to the right. To go forward you must go back. Zen rhino. The palette is Nursery Colors ... [Continue reading]

Fish Purse

Fish Purse came together before the others in my queue. This picture is about what it's like to lose a house to foreclosure, as some people dear to me will soon. Bravery, ominous skies, money taking ... [Continue reading]