Bette Jo & R. James* Hunt

Bette Jo & R. James* Hunt

donor plaque

Bette Jo Hunt was born in 1925. She was married to the late James Hunt, an art professor at Washburn. He was born April 5, 1921 in Fargo, N.D. He earned a B.F.A. in 1947 and an M.F.A. in 1950 from the University of Iowa. He and Jo married on February 2, 1947 and they moved to Topeka in 1950. He served as the chair of the art department and director of the Mulvane Art Museum until he retired in 1986.