John Michael Thomas Seitzer is an award winning artist and art educator. He continually stretches his artistic vocabulary with skillfully rendered paintings in an eclectic range of styles, spanning from realism to post-impressionism to abstraction. His work often reflects his love for nature and the play of light. He holds a double art major – a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting and ceramics, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in art education from Minnesota State University at Mankato. As an educator, Seitzer has worked with elementary through university level students, received several artist residencies, and lectured in England.
Seitzer’s work has garnered local, state, and regional awards, and he is currently represented in galleries from coast to coast in Los Angeles, California, and Scottsdale, Arizona, as well as in Camden and Boothbay Harbor, both in Maine. His art is included in many corporate and private collections around the world. Together with his wife Lynne Seitzer, who is also an artist, he paints and teaches at home in Boothbay Harbor. They travel and paint in the Southwest during the winter months.