Geertje Eshuis Geertje Eshuis was born on 16-11-1944 in the north of the Netherlands. When she was young, she was always drawing and painting.. and was nearly 40 years old when started to paint seriously. Her four children were all going to school, so it was her time. At first she did watercolours, later on also acrylic and oil paint. Also grafic art and sculpturing had her love. After a live with a family and a job as Physiotherapist she is now almost busy with art production in her Atelier Orion, with four painting friends. And she's hopes to do that for a long time in future.