Morning Aria Original Work

Morning Aria #1-2012    mixed media on paper   
21 x 21inches (framed 26 x 25)       $450
Geri Lindsey

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Geri Lindsey's life reads something like a novel.  An ageless and iconoclastic spirit, with an infectious laugh and unstoppable zest for life, Geri is the sort of person who literally lights
up any room she enters.  She is like a bright star. I feel that painting is what I was meant to do, and that my ability to express myself through it is stronger than ever...  there is always a certain moment that arises with each painting, when something magic seems to happen...  it's a mysterious thing and difficult for me to explain, but it's at that moment I know the piece is finished, and I can let it go.  ̶  Geri Lindsey Raised primarily by her mother, a gifted painter and dress shop owner, Geri's childhood universe spanned from the indoor world of her mother's art studio and the classes taught there, to the dress shop filled with elegance and fine design, to the wildly untamed outdoors of the Pacific Northwest woods that surrounded their home.  Her father, a butcher by trade, was an avid hunter and fisherman, who also had a talent for cultivating varieties of flowers for exhibitions.  He often took Geri and her brothers on camping trips, and passed his love of the natural world on to her.  In the end, the divorce of Geri's parents served her creativity in unexpected ways, as loneliness became her familiar companion.
I learned to entertain myself very well!  Everything seemed magical and could be played with, and crafted, and formed into something new...  I'd cut down branches from the woods and bring them inside to decorate my room every Sunday.  I remember how happy I was always making new things...  changing and recreating the space in my room again and again...  I was lucky to grow up in a highly creative environment. Geri began to develop an appreciation of beauty and aesthetics at an early age.  This connection to creativity was not destined to be just a childhood pastime, or a phase that would fade into the background.  Working in her mother's dress shop, she beg





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