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List Rules People on this list must have gone to California College of the Arts and be of some renown.

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

Examples include Jennifer Aniston and Hong Sang-soo.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to California College of the Arts?” and “Which celebrities are California College of the Arts alumni?”

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Jennifer Aniston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
Jennifer Joanna Aniston is an American actress, director, producer, and businesswoman. She is the daughter of actor John Aniston and actress Nancy Dow. Aniston gained worldwide recognition for ...more

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Manuel Neri is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Artist
Manuel Neri is an American sculptor, painter, and printmaker and a notable member of the "second generation" of the Bay Area Figurative Movement.

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Johanna Drucker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Professor, Author, Printer
Johanna Drucker is an author, book artist, visual theorist, and cultural critic. Her scholarly writing documents and critiques visual language: letterforms, typography, visual poetry, art, and ...more

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Dennis Oppenheim is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Artist, Photographer
Dennis Oppenheim was an American conceptual artist, performance artist, earth artist, sculptor and photographer

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Wayne Wang is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director
Wayne Wang is a Hong Kong-born American film director.

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Tomie dePaola is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Illustrator, Author, Writer
Thomas Anthony dePaola, is an American writer and illustrator who has created more than 200 children's books, and is known best for picture books such as Strega Nona. He received the Laura ...more

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John McCracken is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
John McCracken Artist
John Harvey McCracken was a contemporary artist who lived and worked in Los Angeles, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and New York.

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Nathan Oliveira is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Nathan Oliveira Artist
Nathan Oliveira was an American painter, printmaker, and sculptor, born in Oakland, California to immigrant Portuguese parents. Since the late 1950s Oliveira has been the subject of nearly one ...more

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Peter Voulkos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Artist
Peter Voulkos, was an American artist of Greek descent. He is known for his Abstract Expressionist ceramic sculptures, which crossed the traditional divide between ceramic crafts and fine art.

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Joseph del Pesco is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Joseph del Pesco Curator
Joseph Del Pesco is a contemporary art curator and arts writer based in San Francisco, California. He holds a masters degree in curatorial practice from the California College of the Arts. He ...more

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Ralph Goings is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Ralph Goings Artist
Ralph Goings is an American painter closely associated with the Photorealism movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. He is best known for his highly detailed paintings of hamburger stands, ...more

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Garry Knox Bennett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Garry Knox Bennett Artist
Garry Knox Bennett is an American woodworker, furniture maker, metalworker and artist, known for his whimsical, inventive and unconventional uses of materials and designs in his work. His ...more

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Robert Arneson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Robert Arneson Artist
Robert Carston Arneson was an American sculptor and professor of ceramics in the Art department at UC Davis for nearly three decades.

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Hong Sang-soo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Professor, Screenwriter, Film Director
Hong Sang-soo is a South Korean film director and screenwriter.

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David Ireland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
David Ireland
David Kenneth Ireland was an American artist and co-founder of the Capp Street Project artist residency. Born in Bellingham, Washington, he studied Printmaking and Industrial Arts at California ...more

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Roger C. Field is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Guitarist, Inventor
Roger C. Field is an inventor with over 100 patents, an award winning industrial designer and a guitarist. He is best known as the inventor of the Foldaxe folding electric guitar. He has also ...more

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Harrell Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Cinematographer, Artist
Harrell Fletcher is an American artist in Portland, Oregon who creates interdisciplinary projects. Fletcher is on the faculty of the Portland State University Department of Art. He has exhibited ...more

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Robert Bechtle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Robert Bechtle Artist
Robert Bechtle is an American painter, born in San Francisco, California, on May 14, 1932. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts from the California College of Arts and ...more

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Jason Rhoades is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Artist
Jason Rhoades was an installation artist who enjoyed critical acclaim, if not widespread public recognition, at the time of his death, and who was eulogized by some critics as one of the most ...more

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Wendy Yoshimura is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Wendy Yoshimura
Wendy Masako Yoshimura is an American still life watercolor painter better known for her involvement with the Symbionese Liberation Army. She was born in a World War II-era California internment ...more

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Lee Walton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Lee Walton
Lee Walton is an American artist whose work includes drawing, concept based systems, performance, video art, net art, and public projects.

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Jules de Balincourt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Jules de Balincourt
Jules de Balincourt is a French painter. He was educated at the California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco receiving a BFA in ceramics and went on to study at the Hunter College, New ...more

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Steve Purcell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Screenwriter, Cartoonist, Animator
Steven Ross Purcell is an American cartoonist, animator, director and game designer. He is most widely known as the creator of Sam & Max, an independent comic book series about a pair of ...more

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Raymond Saunders is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Artist
Raymond Saunders is an American artist born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1934.

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Mary Henry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous California College Of The Arts Alumni
Mary Henry
Mary Henry, born Mary M. Dill, was an American artist whose work, most notably large oil paintings and acrylics but also prints, was characteristized by geometric abstraction. Many of her pieces ...more