Barbara's work has been displayed in such venues as the Liturgical Society's
Contemporary Works of Faith show, Columbus, OH, 1999; the St. Louis Artists Guild annual sculpture
and fine crafts exhibit 1997-2000; and the Celestial Seasons Teacup Annual 2000. |
More recently, one of her pieces was featured on the cover of Sunshine Artist magazine, Dec. 2002, with an article on Ms. Otterson and her work on page 30.
In October 2003, Barbara's studio and work were featured on the television program "Show Me St. Louis", which aired on NBC in St. Louis, MO.
Awards she has received include:
Second Place, Jewelry - Arts in the Park, Danville, IL, 2002
Award of Excellence - National Craft Fair 2002, Northbrook, IL
Award of Merit - Art World 2000, St. Louis, MO
Hon. Mention - "Celestial Seasonings: A Loose Interpretation V - the Teacup Exhibition"
Award of Excellence - Missouri Spring Festival of Art, April 1999
Paul Pattengale Annual Memorial Prize - St. Louis Artist's Guild, February 1998
First Place, Jewelry - Lincoln Arts Festival, Lincoln, IL, 1994
Goblet Show XVI - Glasshouse Studio, Seattle, WA 2003
Goblet Show XV - 2002
Goblet Show XIV - 2001
Art World - Phoenix Potteries and Studio, Affton, MO 2001
Anything Goes - St. Louis Artists' Guild, St. Louis, MO 2001