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Jessie Otto Hite

art museum director

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, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, Austin, 1982-1989;acting director, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, Austin, 1989-1993;director, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, Austin, 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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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