John Ottis Adams is one of the better-known figures of the 'Indiana School' of painting, Adams studied at the Royal Academy in Munich, as well as in London, before returning to the United States. He specialized in Impressionist landscapes of his native Indiana, spending much of his time in Muncie. Along with T. C. Steele, he is considered one of premier Hoosier artists. 24 pieces of John Ottis Adams Paintings are listed here.
John Ottis Adams - Born 8, 1851 - Die Jan. 28, 1927
John Ottis Adams was best known as a nature-loving artist. A landscape painter who was a key member of the Hoosier Group of Indiana painters, John Ottis Adams was, along with William Forsyth and Theodore Steele, committed to depicting his own native region. Typically their early work was peasant genre in dark tonalism, but in the 1890s, it became much lighter in the manner of the impressionists, and these artists were for many years the premier impressionist painters of the Midwest.