Sports Artist Opie Otterstad In The Press

Grace Slick in the Malibu Arts Journal  

A Field of dreams on Canvas

Otterstad's art hangs in baseball stadiums around the country. It adorns the covers of the Houston Astros' home programs. He's the official artist of the Texas Baseball Hall of Fame and just unveiled a series of White Sox paintings in Chicago. (more)
Grace Sick in Interview Magazine  

Brush With Greatness

Opie Otterstad was in the visitors' clubhouse at Minute Maid Park in Houston the day Michael Barrett slugged A.J. Pierzynski in the jaw. After a replay flashed across a television monitor, Otterstad's buddy Kevin Millwood, who pitches for the Texas Rangers, said, ''It's about time somebody popped that son of a [gun] in the chops.'' (more)
Grace Slick in timeout Chicago  

Art Imitates Sox Fans's Wonderful Life

Otterstad returns to Boston tonight to celebrate his official 2004 world Series portrait, "Boston Champs" Newbury fine Arts and Major League Baseball offer a limited number of 41"x29" prints 204 at $1,295 apiece. (more)
Grace Slick in the Pioneer Local  

The Art of Baseball

Opie Otterstad has done more than 1,000 baseball-related paintings. "I get teased a lot by my peers that I'm a machine," the Texas native says. Tonight, Otterstad will be at Newbury Fine Arts, Showing his paintings "Boston Champs" (left), based on the Red Sox World Series celebration. (more)
Justin BUA in Mixer Magazine  

Limited 'Boston Champs' painting on exhibition

The painting is full of symbolism, both obvious and subtle. Click on the image to the left for a larger version to see what you can identify (the Babe at the top is an obvious starting point). Share your observations with other readers, and we'll reveal some exclusive notes from the artist on May 19 to unveil what he was thinking. it (more)
Grace Slick in Cape Cod Times  

Brush with greatness: Honoree blends sports with arts

Otterstad was among hundreds of sports artist from around the world nominated for this prestigious annual award. The ASAMA art committee, which consists of respected national artists and curators, vote annually to decide the world's top sport artist. (more)
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