(1895 - 1963)
Walt Otto was active/lived in Wisconsin. Walt Otto is known for illustrator-faces, genre.
Biography Walt Otto
With the permission of the Oshkosh Public Museum and Braun's Art Gallery, who provided him with the information, Edward Bentley submitted the following biography:
Walt Otto was born in Horicon, Wisconsin, in 1895. His interest in art began when he was a mere youngster, surrounded by the natural beauty of abundant wetlands, wildlife, and meandering rivers. He showed an early talent for drawing and a keen awareness of color.
The family moved to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in 1912. As a teenager, his long association with illustrating began with a $15 correspondence course in art. A year later he opened his own photography studio that he operated until 1916 before joining the Army Air Corps. After World War I, Otto moved to Chicago wher
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