Artist Opens the Geezer Gallery to celebrate the creativity of elders

Amy Henderson knew the name The Geezer Gallery would be provocative. She was opening an airy 1,400-square-foot space in Portland, Ore., for artists over age 60, and she christened it The Geezer Gallery.

About 60 older artists have been selected to display their work — paintings and prints, sculpture, photography, furniture, jewelry, ceramics — at the gallery itself. But there are many others who lend their art to traveling shows that visit retirement communities or exhibit at local businesses.

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