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Eileen Eder
GUILFORD, CT

About the Artist

Eileen is a contemporary realist painter that enjoys working directly from life whether painting still lifes in the studio or land and sea scapes outdoors. Her goal is to create a three dimensional world with a sense of poetry that her viewers can enter, enjoy and maybe even get lost in.

Eileen has been a professional painter and instructor for over 20 years. She received her MFA from The New York Academy of Art in 1998. In addition, she has studied at the NY Studio School, Rhode Island School of Design, Hudson River School and with numerous professional artists. Eileen currently teach…

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About the Artist

Eileen is a contemporary realist painter that enjoys working directly from life whether painting still lifes in the studio or land and sea scapes outdoors. Her goal is to create a three dimensional world with a sense of poetry that her viewers can enter, enjoy and maybe even get lost in.

Eileen has been a professional painter and instructor for over 20 years. She received her MFA from The New York Academy of Art in 1998. In addition, she has studied at the NY Studio School, Rhode Island School of Design, Hudson River School and with numerous professional artists. Eileen currently teaches at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Art and Lyme Art Association in Old Lyme, CT. She is a member of the Salmagundi Club, Oil Painters of America, American Impressionist Society, Lyme Art Association Elected Artists and Hudson Valley Art Association.

A frequent award winner nationally and locally, 2016/17 awards include First Prize, Guilford Art Leagues 70th Annual Juried Show, Certificate of Merit, “Radiant Still Life”, Salmagundi Club, NY, NY , Second Place, Oil Painters of America, Summer Online Show 2016, and Best in Show, CT Academy of Fine Arts 2016.
Eileen’s work has been published in several magazines. Recently, Plein Air Painting Magazine gave her a 5 page article in the June/July 2017 publication. Previous awards include being a finalist in the category of Still Life for 5 years running in American Artist Magazine
Her work can be seen at eileeneder.com

Artist’s Work

Afternoon light
Eileen eder

Afternoon Light

By Eileen Eder

Water and Seascapes
Meigs point rock star
Eileen eder

Meigs Point Rock Star

By Eileen Eder

Selected Exhibitions

Press and Accolades

  • Plein Air magazine
    June/July 2017
  • American Art Collector
    September, 2016
  • Artists Magazine
    December 2013

Education

  • New York Studio School, summer program
    New York, NY,1998 
  • New York Academy of Art, MFA
    New York, NY,1998 
  • Albertus Magnus College, BFA
    New Haven, Ct,1979