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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Yale School of Art and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Yale School of Art, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Yale School of Art include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Yale School of Art alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Yale School of Art 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 Yale School of Art.

This is a list that includes graduates like Chuck Close and Brice Marden.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Yale School of Art?” and “Which celebrities are Yale School of Art alumni?”
Chuck Close is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Yale School Of Art Alumni
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Charles Thomas "Chuck" Close is an American painter and photographer who achieved fame as a photorealist, through his massive-scale portraits. Close is known for using creative and intricate patterns to portray a human portrait. Though a catastrophic spinal artery collapse in 1988 left him severely ...more

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Profession: Actor, Artist, Photographer

Age: 76

Birthplace: Monroe, Washington, United States of America

Credits: Six Degrees of Separation, Herb and Dorothy, Alice Neel, Chuck Close: A Portrait in Progress Art City #1: Making It In Manhattan

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Julian Alden Twachtman (1882-1974) was an American painter. His father was American artist John Henry Twachtman. ...more

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Profession: Painter, Artist

Age: Died at 92 (1882-1974)

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Gregory Crewdson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Yale School Of Art Alumni
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Gregory Crewdson is an American photographer who is best known for elaborately staged scenes of American homes and neighborhoods. ...more

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Profession: Artist, Photographer

Age: 53

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Credits: Sanctuary

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#34 on The Best Lifestyle Photographers

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Fred Sandback is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Yale School Of Art Alumni
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Fred Sandback was a minimalist conceptual-based sculptor known for his yarn sculptures, drawings, and prints. His estate is represented by David Zwirner, New York. ...more

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Profession: Sculptor

Age: Died at 60 (1943-2003)

Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States of America

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Robert Mangold is an American minimalist artist. ...more

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Profession: Artist

Age: 78

Birthplace: North Tonawanda, New York, United States of America

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Jonathan Borofsky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Yale School Of Art Alumni
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Jonathan Borofsky


Jonathan Borofsky is an American sculptor and printmaker who lives and works in Ogunquit, Maine. ...more

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Profession: Artist

Age: 74

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Jennifer Bartlett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Yale School Of Art Alumni
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Jennifer Bartlett


Jennifer Losch Bartlett is an American artist. Her work combines abstract and representational styles. ...more

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Profession: Artist

Age: 74

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

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Brice Marden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Yale School Of Art Alumni
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Brice Marden, is an American artist, generally described as Minimalist, although it is difficult to categorize his work. He lives and works in New York City; Tivoli, New York; Hydra, Greece; and Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania. ...more

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Profession: Painter, Artist

Age: 78

Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States of America

Credits: Art City #1: Making It In Manhattan

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