Lilyan Alvina Guedry
American Newcomb College Newcomb Ceramicist
(New Orleans, Louisiana, 1877 - 1913, New Orleans, Louisiana)
Lillian “Lillie” Alvina Guedry was born in New Orleans in December 1877 and she attended Newcomb College as a Special Art student between 1889 and 1902 and as a graduate student from 1903–05.
While at Newcomb, Guedry served as an editor for the Jambalaya yearbook, was a member of the Tulane Press Club, and was a member of the Saturday Morning Sketch Club directed by William Woodward. In 1904 Guedry worked at Newcomb as a pottery worker. She also specialized in embroidery and textile, and practiced china painting at home.
Lillian A. Guedry Garic died on December 1, 1913.