Roberta Beverly Kennon
Newcomb College Newcomb Ceramicist
(1877 - 1931)
Roberta Beverly Kennon was born June 17, 1887. Kennon was enrolled as a Normal Art student from 1896 to1898, graduating in her final year with a Diploma in Art. She was enrolled in the Graduate Art program from 1899–1901. In 1902, Miss Kennon attended Arthur Wesley Dow’s summer school in Ipswich, Massachusetts. The Tulane catalogue lists her as a pottery decorator from 1901–05. Roberta Beverly Kennon Carruth died at age 54 in Ponchatoula on November 8, 1931.