Verona artist presents work at film festival for persons with disabilities

Verona, New Jersey resident Robert Otterbine speaks with the energy and contagious conviction of someone who undeniably loves his craft. His conversation often centers upon the technical know-how of a passionate, tried-and-true artist, generously peppered with witty satire and imaginative analogies that render a listener defenseless against the desire to smile.

Otterbine is animated - as are the characters in his films. A featured artist at this weekend's film festival organized by the WAE (Wellness Arts Enrichment) Center - under the umbrella of Jewish Services for Developmentally Disabled of Metrowest - Otterbine, who has autism, unveiled a compilation of three decades' worth of his animated films.

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BY MARIA KARIDIS, MANAGING EDITOR, VERONA-CEDAR GROVE TIMES