(1922 - 2004)
Roberta Jacoby was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New Mexico / Egypt. Roberta Jacoby is known for ceramics, painting.
Biography Roberta Jacoby
Roberta Jacoby was born in Allentown, PA on July 14, 1922. After graduating from Allentown High School in 1940, she attended Syracuse University, where she earned her bachelors degree in fine arts in 1944. She continued her studies in art at the Art Students League in New York City, and then taught art in East Greenville, PA,
In 1946 Roberta traveled to Baghdad, Iraq, to begin a three year teaching assignment with the Presbyterian board of missions. In Baghdad she taught English, Shakespeare, and Bible studies at a girls school. She was impressed by the thirst for knowledge her students displayed. During this time she also traveled in Europe and the Middle East and led an active social life among the British s
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