(1859 - 1926)
Otto Stark was active/lived in New York, Indiana. Otto Stark is known for landscape, figure, genre, portrait.
The following, submitted July 2002, is from material developed for Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana by Tom Davis:
the the early 1900s the Indianapolis School Board asked eighth grade
students to write essays on the topic "Why We Take Pride In
Indianapolis." Not too surprisingly, the name of James Whitcomb Riley
received the most mention. But Otto Stark, artist and teacher, was a
close second. Though mostly forgotten today, this speaks highly for the
influence he had on the culture of our town in the first decades of the
20th century and his ability to foster an appreciation of the arts even
in those who would not be artists.
He owes his place in art and
history to one of the family cows. Otto was plann ... Displaying 750 of 12228 characters.