Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise examines the highly esteemed glazed ceramics, jewelry, metalwork, bookbindings, and textiles crafted by women artists at Newcomb College
between 1890 and 1940.
in Political Economy from Newcomb College
of Tulane University.
The case began when Tulane cited the damage and effects of Katrina as a reason for restructuring itself, including the elimination of Newcomb College
as a separate degree-granting entity.
She ruled that language in the will of Josephine Newcomb contained "no enforceable conditional obligation to support" claims of the plaintiffs, The Future of Newcomb College
1975--Honorary Degree from Newcomb College
, New Orleans, LA.
Their influence reverberated through their teachings at Newcomb College
and Tulane University.
The pieces were decorated by Newcomb College
students and alumna at a time when most women either married or became teachers but did not become professional artists, according to Jean Bragg, owner of the Jean Bragg Gallery of Southern Art and author of The Newcomb Style and Newcomb College
Arts and Crafts Sales Exhibition (2000 and 1998, respectively, both self-published).
This reference for collectors of Arts and Crafts style mission furniture, wrought metal, and period lighting, focuses heavily on art pottery such as Arequipa, Brouwer, Dedham, Fulper, Grueby, Hampshire, Newcomb College
, Ohr, and Van Briggle ceramics.
Rocherolle graduated from Newcomb College
of Tulane University with a B.
Annette McConnell Anderson, the family's matriarch, studied art at Newcomb College
in New Orleans, and her husband, George Walter Anderson, provided the business expertise to keep the pottery business running.
When Newcomb College
at Tulane University commissioned Carrie Mae Weems to create new work commemorating the bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase, she made several sets of photographs, a video projection, and sets of video stills in which she juxtaposed sites of slavery and antebellum pomp with the industrial locales of the "New South.
Pottery (1886-1939) was founded in New Orleans to instruct Southern women in the decorative arts.