Roberta Beverly Kennon
Newcomb College Newcomb Ceramicist
(1877 - 1931)
Roberta Beverly Kennon (b. 1877, Tangipahoa, LA; d. 1931, Ponchatoula, LA) was a designer at Newcomb from 1901 to 1905. She enrolled as a Normal Art student from 1896 to 1898, graduating with a Diploma in Art. She was enrolled in the Graduate Art program from 1899 to 1901; and in 1902, Kennon attended Arthur Wesley Dow’s Ipswich Summer School of Art in Ipswich, MA.