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Wendell Lorenz Ott

Wendell Lorenz Ott, art museum director, artist. Served with Army of the United States, 1964-1966. Member American Association Museum (surveyor museum assessment program 1984, president Washington arts consortium since 1989).

Background

  • Ott, Wendell Lorenz was born on September 17, 1942 in McCloud, California, United States. Son of Wendell and Rose (Jacob) Ott.

  • Education

    • Student, San Francisco Art Institute, 1963. Bachelor, Trinity University, San Antonio, 1968. Master of Fine Arts, University Arizona, 1970.

      Postgraduate, Museum Management Institute, University California, 1984.

    Career

    • Assistant director Roswell (New Mexico) Museum and Art Center, 1970-1971, director, 1971-1986, Tacoma (Washington) Art Museum, 1986-1992, Museum of the Southwest, Texas, 1992-1994, Tyler (Texas) Museum Art., since 1995. Chairman Roswell Humanities Series, 1972-1973. Instructor New Mexico Military Institute, Roswell.

      Member visual arts advisory committee College of Santa Fe, 1985. Grant reviewer Institute Museum Services, Washington, 1983.

    Works

    • One man exhibitions include, Trinity University, 1967, 68, Men of Art Guild, San Antonio, 1967, 68, David Orr's Gallery, Roswell, 1976, G.W.V. Smith Art Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts. Group exhibitions include Texas Painting and Sculpture, Dallas Museum Fine Arts, 1966, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, 1967, 68, 1st annual Southwest Arts Festival, Tucson, 1969, Graphics 69, Western New Mexico University, 1969, 11th Arizona annual Phoenix Art Museum, 1969 (purchase awards), 9th annual, Security, Colorado, 1969, 5th invitational Yuman Art Center, Yuma, Arizona, 1970, Juarez (Mexico) Museum Art and History, 1973.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1964-1966. Member American Association Museum (surveyor museum assessment program 1984, president Washington arts consortium since 1989).

    Connections

    • father: Wendell Ott
    • mother: Rose (Jacob) Ott
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    Born September 17, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1963
      San Francisco Art Institute
    • 1968
      Trinity University
    • 1970
      University Arizona
    • 1984
      Museum Management Institute
    • 1986 - 1992
      Assistant, director Roswell (New Mexico) Museum and Art Center
    • 1992 - 1994
      Assistant, director Roswell (New Mexico) Museum and Art Center
      Texas, United States
    • 1995
      Assistant, director Roswell (New Mexico) Museum and Art Center