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Marie Levering Benson

 (fl. 1909-20, Lawrence)
Marie Levering Benson was active/lived in Kansas.  Marie Benson is known for Art craftsman, potter, art teacher.

Biography   Marie Levering Benson


Potter. Studied art at Newcomb College, New Orleans, LA graduating with a BA in 1900. Taught in Washington, DC before moving to Lawrence as an instructor in Design and Ceramics at the University of Kansas in 1909. Continued to teach at the University of Kansas until 1920 and to use Kansas clay to produce her pottery.

SOURCES:
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Belden, Dorothy. “Kansas Artists Known in World”, in Wichita Eagle Beacon, Jan. 29, 1978. p. 12K; KU Archives File (Faculty & Staff at the University of Kansas, card catalog file located in the Spencer Research Library) (Faculty & Staff at the University of Kansas, card catalog file located in the Spencer Research Library)

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.



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