|PETER CHARLES LEOTTA is predominantly
a landscape artist in the traditional realist style whose paintings attempt
to capture on canvas the unique beauty and fragility of the Australian landscape.
Since 1986 Peter has been a fulltime painter and has had several successful solo and shared exhibitions as well as exhibiting at numerous art competitions including the Royal Easter Show.
|Peter has received many awards for his oil paintings, miniatures
and pencil drawings including several popular vote prizes.
In 1991 Peter's paintings were part of a travelling exhibition (Portrait of Australia) which toured all state capital cities as well as some major regional cities.
As well as conducting private art classes, in 1992 Peter was asked to participate in the Country Areas Program, teaching isolated primary school children drawing and painting skills.
Peter's paintings are represented in private and corporate collections in most Australian states as well as overseas.
He lives with his wife, Carmel and two children on the remnants of his farming and grazing property, "Fenella" on the banks of picturesque Slapdash Creek 5 Km, North of historic Gulgong.