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Jessie Otto Hite

Jessie Otto Hite, art museum director. Member American Association Museum, Association Art Museum Directors, Art Museum Development Association, Texas Association Museum, Museum Management Institute.

Background

  • Hite, Jessie Otto was born on April 4, 1947 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Daughter of Driscoll Arthur Otto, Junior and Ruth Corinne (Meyer) Wilson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Texas, 1969. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1981.

    Career

    • Teacher Austin Community Nursery, 1972-1978. Assistant curator Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, Austin, 1979-1982, assistant director, 1982-1989, acting director, 1989-1993, director, since 1993. Peer panelist review City Austin Cultural contracts, since 1994.

      Juror City Austin/Art Public Places, 1994.

    Membership

    Member American Association Museum, Association Art Museum Directors, Art Museum Development Association, Texas Association Museum, Museum Management Institute.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, swimming, reading, cooking.

    Connections

    • Married Gerron Stephen Hite, March 16, 1985. 1 child, Catherine Carter.
    • father: Driscoll Arthur Otto Wilson
    • mother: Ruth Corinne (Meyer) Wilson
    • spouse: Gerron Stephen Hite
    • child: Catherine Carter Hite
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    Born April 4, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      University Texas
    • 1981
      University Texas
    • 1972 - 1978
      Teacher, Austin Community Nursery
    • 1979 - 1982
      assistant, curator Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery
      Austin, Texas, United States