Elsasser's "Tips & Tales" is a keen visual journey created from our seeming meaningless surroundings. His book implies that objects, places or events hold more symbolic depth than everyday visual navigating would imply.
What you will find here is an exploration into humor, irony, innuendo and symbolism from a mid to late
career visual artist committed to his work since 1977.
"I believe a far greater intelligence (than my self) can work through me if I can get out of the way. At this point in my artistic journey I am starting to feel I am more like an instrument being played than a person playing an instrument." George Elsasser’s career began in 1977 while pursuing his fine art degree and he shortly received numerous awards for his photography in juried exhibitions in venues such as the Chrysler Museum of Art and New York University. Mr. Elsasser’s work has received six solo exhibitions and been included in eleven group shows. In 1997 his work was exhibited in a Twenty Year Retrospective at the Hermitage Foundation Museum in Norfolk,