“Artist in Residence” aboard the Oceania Cruise Line, Luxury Cruise Ship called “Marina for 2 months

A Wonderful Gift was brought into my life.
I was invited to be the “Artist in Residence aboard the Oceania Cruise Line, Luxury Cruise Ship called “Marinafrom Sept 2013- November 2013.
A smaller ship, with exceptional attributes, for the world traveler.

I will be teaching Watercolors in a wounderful Studio Loft throughout the 2 month cruise, drawing and painting, the wonder of the places of ancient europe. I will be seeing many for the first time of my life.
I am so so greatful and excited. Stay tuned to see what the next two months brings out into my paintings.

Cultural Connoisseur London to Barcelona

FIRSTLY I am being flown to Southampton England and boarding the ship there where it sails to Brugges, Le Harve, Saint Malo, L’Orient, France to new places I have not yet seen. Then through Bilboa Spain, La Coruna ,Oporto Portugal, Lisbon, Seville, Cadiza and then Barcelona Spain..

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European Charms Barcelona to Rome

Leaving Barcelona, we go to France, Marseille, Cannes, Monte Carlos,then to Italy, Cinque Terre ( My favorite from photos) Florence, Pisa, Tuscany, then to Amafalia Coast, Sorrento, Capri, and to Rome..
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Italian Escapade Rome to Venice

Then Rome, to Tuscany, Florence, Pisa, then to Sorento, Capri, to the Island of Taomorina, then over to Corfu Greece, Kotor Greece and Dobrovnik Greece , then land in Venice for two days……

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Glorious Shores Venice to Barcelona

I will be joined by my good friend and together will again go through Kotor, Corfu, Taormina, Sorrento Capri, Rome, Tuscany, Pisa/Florence, Monte Carlos, Marseille and Barcelona.

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The final Mediterranean cruise will be

Treasures of the Ancients Barcelona to Barcelona

First Stop, Valencia, the Palmas Island of Mallorca, Trapani, Palermo, Rome, Florence, Pisa,Tuscany, Monte Carlo, Marseille, and Barcelona

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“Reflections In Venice”
22″ x 30″ watercolor
Copyright 12/2013 Eileen Seitz

“Award of Excellence” – The Printing Association of Florida

September 2014

The Printing Association of Florida  announces the winners of their annual print award contest. The winners are in three categories: Best of Category, Award of Excellence, and the Judges Award.

Franklin Dodd Communications, Miami Florida  extends its congratulations to Eileen Seitz of Eileen Seitz Fine Art, Inc. for her artistic rendition of the Radisson Blu Resort, etc.”

Eileen won the Award of Excellence for the Radisson Blu Resort, Marina and Spa, St. Marten note cards.

American Journal of Public Health Magazine – Cover Art

For the July 2007 cover of the American Journal of Public Health Magazine, my painting “MAYAN MARKET??? was selected . The monthly issue is to be distributed to an audience of 25,000 people across the United States. It is enabling me to share some of my experiences with the Mayan women, men and children that I saw in the markets of Merida and Mexico City, Mexico. You can order the limited edition giclee on paper or canvas on my website  www.eileenseitz.com

You can also see it on their website www.ajph.org

“Mayan Market??? (American Journal of Public Health - July 2007)

Artist in Residence – STATENDAM Holland America Cruise Ship

I have been invited to be the Artist in Residence on Holland America’s Statendam for 28 days..

November 12- Dec 10,2010

Embark Port: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US
Disembark Port: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US

28 DAY CRUISE where I will be painting, traveling, inspired by the following ports of  call..

I will also be teaching ART CLASSES to the guests on the ship as part of the ENRICHMENT classes offer on Holland American Ships.

Ports of Call: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US;  Oranjestad, Aruba;  Enter Panama Canal Cristobal;  Exit Panama Canal Balboa;  Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica;  Huatulco, Mexico;  Acapulco, Mexico;  Cabo San Lucas, Mexico;  San Diego, California, US;  Puerto Vallarta, Mexico;  Puerto Chiapas, Mexico;  Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala;  Fuerte Amador, Panama;  Enter Panama Canal Balboa;  Exit Panama Canal Cristobal;  Cartagena, Colombia

Huatolco Mexico… Found this scene right off the Ship… Sat and worked there for hours.

Fishing Boats on the Coast original watercolor (sold)4-fishing-boats news

 

 

A Locals Market
A Locals Market  COPYRIGHT Eileen Seitz

COCO PANGA WATEROLOR  (SOLD)Coco Panga

Award Ceremony for the Mosaic Mural work in Coconut Grove, Fl

Eileen Seitz was awarded a Certificate of Commendation honoring her civic responsibility and wonderful committment to the City of Miami in support of cultural enrichment through outstanding service in the creation of the Coconut Grove Children’s Mosaic Mural.
 
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CERTIFICATE

 AWARD CERTIFICATE

Casselberry Rotary Club, Casselberry Florida

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The Casselberry Rotary Club has chosen for their 2008 Calendar,  my painting “MAYAN MARKET as the featured image for the month of April. The Calendar will be unveiled at the open reception at the Casselberry Rotary Club – 127 Quail Pond Circle, Casselberry Florida, on Nov 16th from 6-9pm. You can order the limited edition giclee on paper or canvas on my website under limited editions giclees.

For Directions:

Casselberry Art House
Phone: 407.262.7720 x1307
Fax: 407.262.7771

 

Coconut Grove Children’s Mosaic – US Post office 33133


Here is an impromptu video, unrehearsed, unplanned put up on You tube you can watch. It was taken at the Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce. After you are finished click your back arrow to return to this page. Enjoy

Coconut Grove Childrens Mosaic Mural- US Post Office


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Coconut Grove Childrens Mosaic Mural – US Post Office 33133

Coconut Grove Childrens’s Mosaic – US Post office 33133 is proud to show and share the many photographs we have taken from the beginning of this almost 2 year project. Little hands, big hands all involved in this community project called “LAYERS OF LOVE” good-fish The “Layers of Love” watercolor painting is an interpretation incorporating the original artwork of the children in the outreach programs of Coconut Grove Cares/ The Barnyard Center, Shake-a-leg, Miami, and Blue Moon Studio of art as well as other contributing artists. edit-wall US Post Office McDonald Street and Grand Ave.
The 2 walls where the mural will be installed.

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Commissioner Marc Sarnoff ( and his Chief-of-Staff, Ron Nelson)
enabled and encourage Cyndy and Eileen to proceed with this project. ron-and-juan Major Conributors, Ron Nelson Juan Carlos Ruiz (who donated the tiles for the mosaic.) 1-19-11 January 2011 and the tiles and thinset, grout have arrived!. Cyndy sits on the mound. Cynthia,-cyndy-me Cyndy, Eileen and Cynthia Shelly sit by the tiles outside of Shake-a-Leg, Miami, holding the blown up patterns made of the childrens original art works. me-with-artwork Eileen with the actual artwork created by the children from Shake-a-Leg, Miami and The Barnyard Center. tile-color-boards Here Cyndy and Eileen began the scoring of mosaic tile which were then made into color boards, by name, color and title. This is what we used to assemble all the elements. chris,-helen,-claudia-cyndy Chris helps Cyndy cut tile Assistants Helen and Claudia cut tile. KIDS Kids from Coconut Grove Elementary Leonard from The Barnyard Center
having a great time painting the patterns. sylvia-and-cyndy Sylvia from The Barnyard Center paints with Cyndy Cyndy pulling tiles mary-and-eileen Eileen and Mary work on the yellow and blue fish… The original pattern – the fished mosaic. large-fish This is the largest fish, spanning 4 feet me-and-fish Eileen sits next to the BIG FISH pink-and-yellow-fish Helen creates the beautful blue anemone Eileen works on the pink and yellow fish pattern-and-fish Here is the blown up pattern Completed fish cyndy-melisssa-daehmeond--e Cyndy teaches Melissa at the Net
Emilio and Daehmun make the sun at The Barnyard Center nancy-julian-and-friend Nancy is happy with her clouds
Julian and friend make the golden star fish brandy Brandy, Qeddrick and Drequan work on the grasses eileen-and-shaun Eileen paints the mangrove, sand and grass.
Shaun our assistant at The Barnyard lays out the life size patterns herman and natalie Herman works on a Jelly fish Fiona works on the clouds measuring-sections-of-tree- Cyndy and I are measuring the tree, grass and sand area to make this into 30″ x 30″ panels. trees-fish Working with Lindas completed fish Cyndy and I added the beginnings of the water, and tree in this panel. The puzzle pieces are coming to life. #2 Cyndy and I sit on the layed out artwork, picking and placing where they best fit, according to the original watercolor I painted using the kids artwork as the inspiration. #8 Stacks of carboard holding the completed elements. Cyndy and I worked from 12:00 noon to 11:00 pm just making it right. grid Cyndy laying out a grid for 55 panels. This is how her mind sees things. plastic bags 3 Plastic bags for us to use for each particular panel, will hold the broken tiles so we can complete the water around the elements. picking 2 Here Cyndy and I pull the broken tile per panel.
This is one of the completed panels. Dave and Eileen at the Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce