Claire Seidl is best known as an abstract painter. She exhibits her work at museums and galleries nationally, in Europe and in Asia. She has had 25 one-person shows and is currently represented by Lesley Heller Gallery in New York, where she lives, and June Fitzpatrick Gallery in Maine where she also maintains a studio. She has shown paintings and photographs at the Portland Museum of Art, the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, the McNay Art Museum, the Aldrich Museum, and the Noyes Museum.
Her work is included in numerous public, corporate and private collections; and has been consistently well-reviewed in publications such as Art in America, Art News, The New York Times, Arts Magazine, The New York Observer, The Portland Press Herald, The Brooklyn Rail, New Art Examiner, and Partisan Review.