Christopher Leeper (Canfield, OH) is a realist painter working in all mediums. He has illustrated four children’s books and has written and illustrated the book Realism in Watermedia, (North Light). His work has also been featured in The Artist’s Magazine, Plein Air Magazine, Watercolor Magic and Ohio Magazine and in the book Splash 14 (North Light).
He is a frequent award winner in plein air events. He has won awards at the En Plein Air Texas, Plein Air Easton, Cape Ann Plein Air, Wayne Plein Air, and the Ohio Plein Air Competition.
He is past president of the Ohio Watercolor Society and is a member of the adjunct faculty at Youngstown State University. He teaches numerous workshops each year.