Martin Geiger, Staunton, Virginia
Martin Geiger is a figurative painter and draftsman who works and lives in Staunton, Virginia. He received an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant in 2018 and graduated in 2019, after four years, from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. He currently teaches at the Beverly Street Studio School in Staunton, VA and has taught at the Currier Museum in New Hampshire and Winslow Art Center in WA. He works part-time at Bronzecraft Foundry in Waynesboro, VA.
Words that describe his work might include light, geometry, space and activity. He is constantly chasing implied grandeur and action, compelling him to explore constantly to find the most invigorating subjects in his immediate area. While he tends to return to oil painting, his curiosity often lures him into other mediums like graphite, charcoal and watercolors.
2nd Place Winner, Coastal VA Plein Air 2023.