Instructor Christopher Leeper
# of Days 2 Days
Start Date September 9, 2023
End Date September 10, 2023
Location The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center



DATES/TIMES: September 9-10, 2023  9:30 – 4:30 PM

LOCATION: Cuyahoga Valley Art Center

COST: Member $200  Non-Member $225

INTERMEDIATE – ADVANCED: This workshop will focus on capturing the colorful Autumn landscape. The painting process, color mixing, value, and design will be discussed. Chris teaches with a fun and relaxed style. Each day there will be demonstrations and lots of one-on-one instruction. He will have some reference photos available to paint. Participants are also welcome to bring their own photos.

Students will be required to bring their own supplies, a supply list is provided.


Below are samples of work that may be explored within this workshop:

Christopher Leeper, “Fall’ Christopher Leeper, ‘Glimmer of Hope’ Christopher Leeper, ‘November Walk’

Supply List: Leeper Workshop Supply List 2023


Refreshments and light snacks will be provided. Please pack your own lunch for this workshop daily. If you cannot do so, there are local places where staff can recommend you order boxed lunches. Students will need to pick up these lunches during their designated lunch.

  • Payment in full is due 14 days prior to the workshop start date
  • All deposits, $50, are non-refundable unless the workshop is canceled by CVAC
  • Refunds, less deposit, will not be issued for attendee cancelations 14 days prior to the workshop start date


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Christopher Leeper is a realist painter working in all mediums. His award-winning work has been shown in solo and juried exhibitions throughout the country.

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, Watercolor Magic, Plein Air Magazine, Ohio Magazine, and Splash 14 (North Light).

A popular instructor, he teaches numerous workshops each year. He is a member of the adjunct faculty in the Department of Art at Youngstown State University. He is a member of the Oil Painters of America, Ohio Plein Air Society, and is past president of the Ohio Watercolor Society.

You can see his work at:

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