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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Minneapolis College of Art and Design and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Minneapolis College of Art and Design, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Minneapolis College of Art and Design include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Minneapolis College of Art and Design alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Minneapolis College of Art and Design are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

List features graduates like Wanda Gág and Pete Hautman.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Minneapolis College of Art and Design?” and “Which celebrities are Minneapolis College of Art and Design alumni?”
Mary GrandPré is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Minneapolis College Of Art And Design Alumni
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Mary GrandPré is an American illustrator best known for her cover and chapter illustrations of the Harry Potter books in their U.S. editions published by Scholastic. She received a Caldecott Honor citation in 2015 for illustrating Barb Rosenstock's The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of ...more

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Profession: Illustrator, Children's book illustrator, Artist

Age: 63

Birthplace: South Dakota, United States of America

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Katherine Nash is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Minneapolis College Of Art And Design Alumni
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Katherine Elizabeth Nash was an American artist and sculptor best known for computer art and direct and arc welding. The Katherine E. Nash Gallery at the University of Minnesota Department of Art's Regis Center for Art bears her name. ...more

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Age: Died at 72 (1910-1982)

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America


Lisa Nankivil is a contemporary American painter and printmaker. ...more

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Profession: Visual Artist

Age: 59

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minn.

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James Rosenquist is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Minneapolis College Of Art And Design Alumni
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James Rosenquist is an American artist and one of the protagonists in the pop-art movement. Rosenquist was a 2001 inductee into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame. ...more

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Profession: Artist

Age: 83

Birthplace: Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States of America

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