We entered your Coconut Grove Business Improvement Map in the 2016 Printing Association of Florida (PAF) Awards and you were a winner.
ll The artwork including the 50″wide x 25″ tall pen and ink drawing I did by hand.
During the spring of 2017, as MAC’s Art Director, I worked at four Miami-Dade Boys and Girls Clubs locations each with a team of staff and other professionals. I began by introducing 120 elementary and middle school children the techniques of drawing and then watercolor, next guiding them to create and illustrate their stories with paintings that told their stories. The children enjoyed hands-on-experience working with 140 lb. D’arches French watercolor paper and watercolor paints of seven colors personally chosen by me to introduce them to the magic of color. They learned how to mix colors and express their feelings and visions through art. The children were amazing to watch as they discovered these expressions.
The children’s paintings and stories were given to a pre-selected panel of judges at Miami’s New World School of the Arts, led by its School of Music Dean, Daniel Andai, Ph.D., for inspiration and judging. As I read each of the10 stories aloud, it was as if every word I said would make the colors on the paintings more vibrant and vivid until each story came to life before the judge’s eyes.
The panel of judges chose five winning paintings and stories. These winners will be given to a group of student and faculty composers who will create an original musical composition for each. The World Premiere compositions of each of the five winners will commence at the New World Schoolof the Arts School of Music 2017 Graduation Ceremony. Every emerging student artist, their families and friends will be able to enjoy the musical compositions, the paintings and stories that inspired each creation.
Eileen Seitz Fine Art, Inc.
Coconut Grove, FL 33233-1848
here are some of their preliminary learning to work with watercolors.
January 18, 19, 20, 2017 – 9:30 – 6:00 pm
Join us for the St. Stephens Art Festival, Presidents’ Day Weekend February 18th – 20th, 2017. Experience and buy from over 160 national and international artists situated in the heart of Coconut Grove during Grove Arts Festival Weekend. Two entrances off of McFarlane Road and Main Highway allow access to the oasis of art and the shady oak trees of St. Stephens Episcopal Church and Day School. Only three dollars ($3) for adults, kids 12 and under are free. Check out the the hands-on “Art 4 kids” zone too, a huge new addition to last years show. Candle making, sand art, painting, spin art and Haitian coloring mural. Each $10 proceed will fund missions trips of the St. Stephens Youth Group to serve our global community. Collectors poster this year is by Eileen Seitz, a local Miami artist. Please support the show and purchase the poster or a t-shirt on your way home. Stroll and enjoy our title sponsor Becks beer, Goose Island Craft, Copa Wines, our famous Food Court, signature niche vendors and award winning artists. Be a part of where ART IS IN THE HEART for over 28 years.
Celebrating Arts for over 28 Years
I am being interviewed by Bonnie Albers about “I LOVE COLOR” and more
Hope you listen to the archives..
I was Commissioned by the “Coconut Grove Business Improvement Development” to create and paint the “Coconut Grove Walking Map” of Coconut Grove with 5 original watercolors of local businesses.
Its a free walking map, so ask for it at the Information booth in front of Coco walk.
COCO WALK,, COMMODORE PLAZA,, FULLER STREET,, FLORENTINE PLAZA,, MCFARLANE AND MAIN HWY
“Mangoes Galore” my original 22″ x40″ watercolor was selected from 150 Artists, to be the official Chamber South -South Miami Art Festival 2015 Poster.
The art festival will take place on Sunset Drive between Red Road and US 1 on November 7-8,2015
come and enjoy the great time.
I was AWARDED “Best in Watercolors” out of 150 artists in the show. Here I am with Mary Scott after she presented me with the beautiful ribbon.
I was awarded a purple and white ribbons this morning from Mary Scott of the Chamber South – South Miami Art Festival.
It was a great moment for me, being the Festival Poster Artist as well..
Here we are this morning in my booth.
Here I am with the Judge and Mary Scott and Robin Stieglitz of the Chamber South