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Research + Work

Brochure essay: Mary Given Sheerer

Kate Bonansinga

Brochure essay commissioned by Newcomb Art Museum at Tulane University about Mary Given Sheerer (1865-1954) to be published Fall 2019. Sheerer trained at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and was employed by School of Fine Arts at Tulane University where she served as designer, decorator and director of Newcomb Pottery. This essay takes a biographical approach while also emphasizing the perseverance and commitment of Ms. Sheerer to her career aspirations: She was at the forefront of accomplished women artists and educators of her time. Images: Mary Given Sheerer, Newcomb Vase