12 Notable alumni of
Leeds Arts University

Leeds Arts University is 2082nd in the world, 682nd in Europe, and 115th in the United Kingdom by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 12 notable alumni from Leeds Arts University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Damien Hirst

    Damien Hirst
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    visual artistengraverpainterrestaurateurinstallation artist
    Biography

    Damien Steven Hirst is an English artist, entrepreneur, and art collector. He is one of the Young British Artists (YBAs) who dominated the art scene in the UK during the 1990s. He is reportedly the United Kingdom's richest living artist, with his wealth estimated at $384 million in the 2020 Sunday Times Rich List. During the 1990s his career was closely linked with the collector Charles Saatchi, but increasing frictions came to a head in 2003 and the relationship ended.

  2. Leigh Francis

    Leigh Francis
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    screenwritertelevision actorcomedian
    Biography

    Leigh Izaak Francis is an English comedian, actor, writer, director, and producer. He is best known for creating Channel 4's Bo' Selecta! (2002–2009) and portraying Keith Lemon in several ITV shows including Celebrity Juice (2008–present), Through the Keyhole (2013–2019), and The Keith Lemon Sketch Show (2015–2016).

  3. Henry Moore

    Henry Moore
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1898-1986 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    visual artistillustratorprintmakerdraftspersonsculptor
    Biography

    Henry Spencer Moore was an English artist. He is best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures which are located around the world as public works of art. As well as sculpture, Moore produced many drawings, including a series depicting Londoners sheltering from the Blitz during the Second World War, along with other graphic works on paper.

  4. Barbara Hepworth

    Barbara Hepworth
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1903-1975 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    photographersculptorpainterdrawer
    Biography

    Dame Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth was an English artist and sculptor. Her work exemplifies Modernism and in particular modern sculpture. Along with artists such as Ben Nicholson and Naum Gabo, Hepworth was a leading figure in the colony of artists who resided in St Ives during the Second World War.

  5. Frankie Vaughan

    Frankie Vaughan
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1928-1999 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    singeractor
    Biography

    Frankie Vaughan was an English singer and actor who recorded more than 80 easy listening and traditional pop singles in his lifetime. He was known as "Mr. Moonlight" after his signature song "Give Me the Moonlight, Give Me the Girl". Two of Vaughan's singles topped the UK Singles Chart - "The Garden of Eden" (1957) and "Tower of Strength" (1961). He starred in several films, including a role opposite Marilyn Monroe in Let's Make Love (1960).

  6. Anthony Browne

    Anthony Browne
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    illustratorchildren's writerartistwriterdrawer
    Biography

    Anthony Edward Tudor Browne is a British writer and illustrator of children's books, primarily picture books. Browne has written or illustrated over fifty books, and received the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2000. From 2009 to 2011 he was Children's Laureate.

  7. Diz Disley

    Diz Disley
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1931-2010 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    jazz musicianjazz guitarist
    Biography

    William Charles "Diz" Disley was an Anglo-Canadian jazz guitarist and banjoist. He is best known for his acoustic jazz guitar playing, strongly influenced by Django Reinhardt, for his contributions to the UK trad jazz, skiffle and folk scenes as a performer and humorist, and for his collaborations with the violinist Stéphane Grappelli.

  8. Peter Murphy

    Peter Murphy
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Peter Murphy is a British artist working in traditional egg tempera and gold leaf techniques, and a member of the Stuckist art movement.

  9. Bernard Schottlander

    Bernard Schottlander
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1924-1999 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    sculptordesigner
    Biography

    Bernard Schottlander was a British, German-born designer and sculptor. His archive is located at the University of Brighton Design Archives.

  10. Vera Scarth-Johnson

    Vera Scarth-Johnson
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1912-1999 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    botanical illustratorbotanist
    Biography

    Vera Scarth-Johnson was a noted botanist and botanical illustrator who is also remembered for her continual efforts to teach others to treasure the flora and environment of Australia and, in particular, the botanically rich region of Cooktown and the Endeavour River Valley, on Cape York Peninsula, in far northern Queensland.

  11. John Philip Busby

    John Philip Busby
    Years
    1928-2015 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    paintervisual artist
    Biography

    John Philip Busby was an influential artist whose close observation of nature and dedication to drawing from life inspired several generations of leading wildlife artists.

  12. Joseph Hermon Cawthra

    Joseph Hermon Cawthra
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1886-1971 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    sculptor
    Biography

    Joseph Hermon Cawthra, was an English monumental sculptor. During his lifetime he was considered among the leading classical sculptors working in Britain and received several commissions for public monuments, war memorials and architectural sculptures.