Frederick Joseph Otnes, Jr. (December 3, 1925 – July 28, 2015) was an illustrator. A resident of Redding, Connecticut, he was best known for his collage paintings. He was born in Junction City, Kansas and died in Westport, Connecticut.
Frederick Joseph Otnes, Jr.
December 3, 1925
Junction City, Kansas, United States
|Died||July 28, 2015 (aged 89)|
Westport, Connecticut, United States
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