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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates in it, like Alan Rickman and Ridley Scott.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Royal College of Art?” and “Which celebrities are Royal College of Art alumni?”
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Ken Howard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Artist
Kenneth Howard - Artistic Genius Kenneth Howard OBE RA is an English artist and painter. He was President of the New English Art Club from 1998 to 2003.
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Alan Rickman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Graphic Designer
Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman is an English actor. Rickman is a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company in both modern and classical theatre productions. His breakout performance was as the ...more
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Richard Deacon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Sculptor, Artist
Richard Deacon CBE is a British abstract sculptor, and a winner of the Turner Prize.
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Christopher Bailey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer
Christopher Bailey MBE is the Chief Creative and chief executive officer of Burberry, and is responsible for creating and delivering the company's global vision and business strategy, including ...more
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David Hockney is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Artist, Photographer
David Hockney, OM CH RA is an English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer. He lives in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, and Kensington, London. Hockney ...more
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Laurence Housman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Writer, Playwright
Laurence Housman was an English playwright, writer and illustrator.
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Philip Treacy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Designer
Philip Treacy OBE is an Irish Hat designer and designer based in London.
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Ridley Scott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Production Designer, Television director, Television producer
Sir Ridley Scott is an English film director and producer. Following his commercial breakthrough with the science-fiction horror film Alien, his best-known works are the neo-noir dystopian ...more
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Cindy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Singer
Cindy Jackson, born in 1956 in Hazard, Kentucky, United States is an American plastic surgery pioneer and best-selling author and television personality known for being listed in the Guinness ...more
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Ossie Clark is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Fashion designer, Costume Designer
Raymond "Ossie" Clark was an English fashion designer who was a major figure in the Swinging Sixties scene in London and the fashion industry in that era. Clark is now renowned for his ...more
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Sylvia Pankhurst is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst was an English campaigner for the suffragette movement in the United Kingdom. She was for a time a prominent left communist who then devoted herself to the cause of ...more
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Austin Osman Spare is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Writer, Artist
Austin Osman Spare was an English artist and occultist who worked as both a draughtsman and a painter. Influenced by symbolism and the artistic decadence of art nouveau, his art was known for ...more
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Barry Driscoll is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Visual Artist, Artist
Barrington Lionel Driscoll or Barry Driscoll was an artist, as painter and sculptor. Starting as a book illustrator, he specialized in animal subjects. He established an international reputation ...more
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Julien Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer
Julien Macdonald OBE is a Welsh fashion designer who has appeared as judge on the television programme, Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model. In 2001, he was named "British Fashion ...more
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Tony Scott is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer
Anthony David Leighton Scott was an English film director and producer. Scott was the younger brother of film director Sir Ridley Scott. He died by suicide on 19 August 2012, by jumping off the ...more
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Henry Moore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Sculptor, Artist
Henry Spencer Moore OM CH FBA RBS was an English sculptor and artist. He was best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures which are located around the world as public works of ...more
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Tracey Emin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Painter, Artist, Photographer
Tracey Emin, CBE, RA is an English artist. She is part of the group known as Britartists or YBAs. In 1997, her work Everyone I Have Ever Slept With 1963–1995, a tent appliquéd with names, ...more
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James Dyson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Industrial designer, Inventor, Designer
Sir James Dyson, CBE, FREng is a British inventor, industrial designer and founder of the Dyson company. He is best known as the inventor of the Dual Cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner, which works ...more
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Ian Dury is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Lyricist
Ian Robins Dury was an English rock and roll singer-songwriter, bandleader, artist, and actor who first rose to fame during the late 1970s, during the punk and new wave era of rock music. He was ...more
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Arthur Max is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Art Director, Production Designer
Arthur Max is an American production designer. He has been nominated for Academy Awards twice: once for his work on Gladiator and another for his Production Design on American Gangster. In ...more
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Lee Wagstaff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Artist
Lee Wagstaff is an English artist who spent four and half years acquiring all-over tattoos with designs based on cross-cultural geometrical symbols drawing on religious influences from his Roman ...more
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Max Hattler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Film Art Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Max Hattler is a German video artist and experimental filmmaker. He is best known for his kaleidoscopic political short films "Collision" and "Spin", abstract stop motion ...more
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Alan Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Graphic Designer
Alan Gerard Fletcher was a British graphic designer. In his obituary, he was described by The Daily Telegraph as "the most highly regarded graphic designer of his generation, and probably ...more
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Peter Sís is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Illustrator, Cartoonist, Author
Peter Sís is a Czech-born American illustrator and writer of children's books. As a cartoonist his editorial illustrations have appeared in Time, Newsweek, Esquire, and The Atlantic ...more
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Jonathan Barnbrook is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Royal College Of Art Alumni
Graphic Designer, Film Director
Jonathan Barnbrook, is a British graphic designer, film maker and typographer. He trained at Saint Martin's School of Art and at the Royal College of Art, both in London.