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artist , Art museum director

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 The Art Institute of Chicago, 1960-1961, 62-63;Bachelor of Arts, Trinity U., San Antonio, 1968;Master of Fine Arts, U. Arizona, 1970;postgraduate, Museum Management Institute, University of California, 1984.

Career

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

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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