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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Rhode Island School of Design and be of some renown.

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

This list includes James Franco, Seth MacFarlane and more graduates.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Rhode Island School of Design?” and “Which celebrities are Rhode Island School of Design alumni?”
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Magdalen Hsu-Li is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Magdalen Hsu-Li Singer Magdalen Hsu-Li is an American singer-songwriter, painter, speaker, writer and cultural activist. She identifies herself as bisexual and is Chinese American.

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Steven Kellogg is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Steven Kellogg Author, Writer Steven Kellogg is an American writer and illustrator who has created more than 90 children's books. On November 12, 2011, Steven was given an honorary doctor of humane letters from The ...more

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Timothy Archambault is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Timothy Archambault Architect Timothy Archambault is an American Native American flutist, architect, and composer.

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Ryan Trecartin is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Ryan Trecartin Artist Ryan Trecartin is an American artist and filmmaker currently based in Los Angeles. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, graduating with a BFA in 2004. Trecartin has since lived and ...more

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Todd Verow is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer Todd Verow is an American film director who now resides in New York City, New York. He attended the Rhode Island School of Design and the AFI Conservatory. Together with his creative partner, ...more

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Martha Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Martha Coolidge is a film and television director, producer and screenwriter.

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Sam Posey is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Sam Posey Race car driver Sam Posey is a retired American racing driver and sports broadcast journalist.

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Yvonne Jacquette is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Yvonne Jacquette Artist Yvonne Jacquette is an American painter and printmaker known in particular for her depictions of aerial landscapes, especially her low-altitude and oblique aerial views of cities or towns, often ...more

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Mary Lambert is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter Mary Lambert is an American film director. She has directed music videos, television episodes, and feature films, mainly in the horror genre.

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Ed Emberley is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Illustrator, Writer, Artist Edward Randolph Emberley is an American artist and illustrator, best known for children's picture books.

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Mitch Epstein is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Production Designer, Journalist, Film Producer Mitchell "Mitch" Epstein is an American photographer whose photographs are in numerous major museum collections, including New York's Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum of ...more

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Charles Laquidara is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Charles Laquidara Disc jockey Charles Laquidara is a radio disc jockey.

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Susan Smith-Hunter is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Susan Smith-Hunter

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Sonya Sklaroff is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Sonya Sklaroff Sonya Sklaroff is a contemporary American painter best known for her cityscapes of New York City. Born in Philadelphia, Sklaroff attended the prestigious Friends' Central School before going on ...more

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Anton Refregier is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Anton Refregier Anton Refregier a painter and muralist active in Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project commissions, and in teaching art. He was a Russian immigrant to the United States. He is known, ...more

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Arman Manookian is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Arman Manookian Arman Tateos Manookian was an Armenian-American painter best known for his works depicting Hawaiian scenes.

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David Mazzucchelli is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Artist David John Mazzucchelli is an American comic book writer/artist, known for his work on seminal superhero comic book storylines Daredevil: Born Again and Batman: Year One, as well as for graphic ...more

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Carol Anthony is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Carol Anthony Carol Anthony is an American artist. Her paintings and monotypes are represented in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution, the Carnegie Institute, and the Hirshhorn Museum and ...more

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Jon Foster is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Jon Foster Jon Foster is an American freelance illustrator, penciler, and sculptor.

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Linda Connor is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Linda Connor Photographer Linda Conner is a film director.

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Paul Curreri is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Guitarist, Musician, Singer Paul Curreri, an American musician and songwriter who performs mainly in the folk and blues music styles, was born in Seattle, WA in 1976 and raised in Richmond, Virginia. His brother Matthew ...more

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Alexis Rockman is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Alexis Rockman Alexis Rockman is an American contemporary artist known for his paintings that provide rich depictions of future landscapes as they might exist with impacts of climate change and evolution ...more

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Robert Geller is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Fashion designer Robert Geller is a German-born American Fashion Designer. He graduated with a degree in fashion design at RISD in 2001 and moved to New York to join Marc Jacobs shortly after. There he met ...more

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Robert Engman is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Robert Engman Sculptor, Artist Robert Engman is an American sculptor with a number of works in the Hirshhorn Museum, and elsewhere in the U.S.

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Andrea Zittel is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Andrea Zittel Artist Andrea Zittel is an American sculptor, installation artist, and Social Practice artist.

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Jack Coughlin is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Jack Coughlin Jack Coughlin is an artist of Irish-American heritage who is best known for his portraits of literary figures and musicians. As a figurative artist and member of the National Academy of Design, ...more

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Matt Reitsma is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Costumer, Textile artist Matthew Reitsma is a costumer and textile artist.

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Grace Lin is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Illustrator, Author, Writer Grace Lin is an American children's writer and illustrator. Lin's parents were Taiwanese immigrants to the United States and Lin grew up in New York. She later graduated from the Rhode Island ...more

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Michael Gabellini is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Michael Gabellini Michael Gabellini, FAIA, is a renowned minimalist architect, interior designer and partner of Gabellini Sheppard Associates with architects Kimberly Sheppard and Daniel Garbowit. A Fellow of the ...more

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Howard Ben Tré is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Howard Ben Tré Howard Ben Tré is an American glass artist. He works with poured glass, creating small sculptures and large scale public artworks. Glass magazine has called Ben Tré a pioneer in ...more

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Huma Bhabha is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Huma Bhabha Sculptor Huma Bhabha is a sculptor based in New York. Her sculptures are composed from basic construction media and found objects. Bhabha studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and Columbia ...more

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Doug Allen is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Doug Allen Cartoonist Doug Allen is an American underground cartoonist, illustrator, and musician. Best known for his long-running comic strip Steven, Allen has over the years collaborated with long-time friend Gary ...more

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Scott Snibbe is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Scott Snibbe Scott Snibbe is an interactive media artist, researcher, and entrepreneur. He is one of the first artists to work with projector-based interactivity, where a computer-controlled projection onto ...more

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Sebastian Blanck is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Sebastian Blanck Film Score Composer, Musician, Actor Sebastian Blanck is an American artist and musician.

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Carter Mull is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Photographer Carter Mull is an American artist working in Los Angeles. Mull took his BFA in Painting from Rhode Island School of Design in 2000 and MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 2006. He ...more

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Ricky Allman is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Ricky Allman Ricky Allman is an American painter and professor born in Provo, Utah. Raised in Utah, his work reflects many aspects of his upbringing, including the geographical environment, mountainous ...more

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Roni Horn is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Artist Roni Horn is an American visual artist and writer. Horn's oeuvre, which spans almost four decades, encompasses sculpture, drawing, photography, language, and site-specific installation. The ...more

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Emmet Gowin is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Photographer Emmet Gowin is an American photographer. He first gained attention in the 1970s with his intimate portraits of his wife, Edith, and her family. Later he turned his attention to the landscapes of ...more

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Jason Lutes is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Jason Lutes Jason Lutes is an American comics creator. His work is mainly historical fiction, but he also works in traditional fiction. His work includes the Berlin series and Jar of Fools, as well as The ...more

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Laura McPhee is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Laura McPhee Photographer Laura McPhee is an American photographer. She is the daughter of award-winning author John McPhee and photographer Pryde Brown. Her siblings are novelists Jenny McPhee and Martha McPhee, and ...more

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Walton Ford is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Walton Ford Walton Ford is an American artist who makes paintings and prints in the style of Audubon's naturalist illustrations. Each of his paintings is a meticulous study in flora and fauna, while being ...more

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Lena Kaligaris is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Lena Kaligaris Lena "Lenny" Kaligaris is a fictional character in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, a best-selling series of young adult novels by Ann Brashares. In the 2005 film version of the ...more

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Manjushree Thapa is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Manjushree Thapa Author Manjushree Thapa, born in Kathmandu in 1968, is a Nepali essayist, fiction writer, translator and editor.

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Hisham Bharoocha is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Hisham Bharoocha Musician Hisham Akira Bharoocha was born in Niigata, Japan and is an ex-member of the Providence, Rhode Island bands Lightning Bolt and Black Dice. Currently, Bharoocha is involved in his band Soft ...more

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Salima Hashmi is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Painter, Writer, Artist Salima Hashmi is an acclaimed Pakistani artist, cultural writer, painter and an anti-nuclear weapon activist. She has served for four years as professor and the head of the National College of ...more

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Bryan Konietzko is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Bryan Konietzko Art Director, Television producer, Musician Brian Konietzko is the author of Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Promise Part 1.

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Brandon Herman is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Brandon Herman

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Carol Twombly is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Carol Twombly Carol Twombly is an American calligrapher and typeface designer who has designed many typefaces, including Trajan, Myriad and Adobe Caslon. She worked as a type designer at Adobe Systems from ...more

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David Hanson is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
David Hanson Roboticist David Franklin Hanson, Jr. is an American robotics designer and researcher, responsible for the creation of a series of realistic humanoid robots.

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Sonny Liew is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list Famous Rhode Island School Of Design Alumni
Sonny Liew Sonny Liew is a Malaysian-born comic artist/illustrator based in Singapore. He is best known for his work on Vertigo Comics' My Faith in Frankie together with Mike Carey and Marc Hempel, and ...more