Geertsen Work

Behind Curtain Number One

Many thanks to the Tempe History Museum, which offered me astonishing source photos for this new work. Of course, we're all wondering what's behind Curtain Number Two. And Curtain Number Three! I ... [Continue reading]

Gamers – by Jenny Pace

I am so very amazed and delighted that Jenny Pace has written the poem, Game. Could there possibly be a better name for a rhino than Rhynette? Enjoy! Gamers Sadly, Lizabetha lost again, Out ... [Continue reading]

The Borrower Bird

Sometimes I make pictures of things I would like to see. Questions come to mind: Is he moving his home? Why? Climate change? Wait, wait, if he's borrowing it, is he going to bring it back? Come ... [Continue reading]

Framing 30 pictures

We're nearly ready to transport 30 pictures to Utah for my show Beyond Memory: The Daydreams of Corinne Geertsen. It's at the Springville Art Museum from October 8th, 2014 through April 30th, ... [Continue reading]

Showing at the Gebert in Scottsdale, Arizona

Here's something nice to do tonight. Or come sometime soon - it'll be up about a month. Gebert Contemporary. (Click on invitation to see it bigger.) There is an amazing Fritz Scholder sculpture ... [Continue reading]


Hind sight. Rear view mirror. If I knew then what I knew now. How it follows you. How it's distorted. How you can burst that bubble. When the clouds are good we drive with haste to one of our three ... [Continue reading]

The Preservationist

You may remember the weird machine from the post Contraption for a New Picture.  The bird was photographed accidentally during the same shoot. It's an ironic bird because I go to such effort to get ... [Continue reading]

The Crossing

You may remember a flamingo source photo in the post Making a Good Picture. I've been taking photos of flamingos for ages.  But when I tried to use a flamingo in a picture, the flamingo brought all of ... [Continue reading]


I think when you sit on a bench you are waiting. I like that moment just before something happens. The bench: my younger daughter is a photographer. She loads a lot of people on it for group shots. ... [Continue reading]

Fly Ball – New Picture!

Well, I love his pants. This is a 1 - 2 - 3 picture where the arm on the right has just pitched the ball, the fellow in the clever plaid sports trousers has just hit it and the bird is absconding with ... [Continue reading]