Plein Air Oil painter, Fred Leutner began his painting career decades ago with an informal group of artists in rural Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Since then, he has lived and painted in the U.S., Costa Rica, and Italy (with his Italian wife Monica). His award winning paintings have been exhibited in galleries and shows in the U.S., Costa Rica, France, and Italy. Fred has a diverse background in art, biology, graphic design, and wildlife cinematography. Fred and Monica currently reside close to nature on a creek on Virginia's Eastern Shore.