Geertsen Work

New Work at Gebert Contemporary in Scottsdale!

Come enjoy the Gebert Contemporary in Scottsdale Arizona and see my new work. There's a lot of other great art to check out too. ... [Continue reading]

The Designer

"The Designer" is about a woman with a talent for flying machines. Here she is at work, with one of her designs overhead. I almost never show people from the back. This way, you can look over her ... [Continue reading]

Deer Gardener

Deer Gardener and other works will be in the show "The New Vanguard" at Keep Contemporary Gallery in Santa Fe, February 21 -March 15. You're invited! ... [Continue reading]

She Subscribed to a Bird-Brained Manner of Thinking

Did you ever ask a Magic 8-Ball an important question? Best not to. It's best to trust your own judgement. This work was in "Certain Women", a group show in Salt Lake City, Utah last summer ... [Continue reading]


It's been a very exciting first act and the troupe needs a break. Come back for the second act after we tidy up a bit. ... [Continue reading]

Benefit Concert

Here's a freshly finished work, "Benefit Concert". While I was working, I was thinking about the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries at the Cluny Museum in Paris. They're about the six senses and are done ... [Continue reading]

The Kiss

The Kiss: a reckless moment, out of control, but headed in the right direction. On December 7th, 2015 I sat in our backyard and took 57 photos of grackles in flight. These are my favorite individual ... [Continue reading]

Founding Members of the Wildlife Society

Here we see an outsider blending in. Most of the members are trying to look dignified for the camera, but one has suspicions. Watch out for the yawning bear. If you have her over, she'll steal your ... [Continue reading]

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]