Rita has lived and taught in the St. Louis area most of her life. She is now enjoying the fruits of retirement doing volunteer work, gardening, and making pottery. In 2006, she was honored to be selected as a "Juried Member" in the artists organization Best of Missouri Hands, the Missouri Artisans Association. www.bestofmissourihands.org/ritaseif/
"Artist of the Month", (May, 2006) at the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art in New Harmony, IN.
"A Celebration of Excellence" (August-September, 2006) and "Celebrating Creativity" (August-September, 2007 and 2008) Exhibitions of Juried Artwork at the Cox Gallery in the Kemper Arts Center at William Woods University, Fulton, MO.
In March-April, 2008, her pottery was selected to be exhibited in the Gallery Visio at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The 6th annual exhibit was entitled "Women on the Move".
Most recently, her work was selected to be featured (August-September, 2015) at the Missouri Artists on Main Gallery in St. Charles, MO.
For a current list of where her pottery is available, please see the website's section "Galleries and Shops".
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