100 Notable alumni of
Pratt Institute - Main

Pratt Institute - Main is 359th in the world, 151st in North America, and 142nd in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from Pratt Institute - Main sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Robert Redford

    Robert Redford
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    film actorfilm directorfilm producerbusinesspersonstage actor
    Biography

    Charles Robert Redford Jr. is an American actor, director, producer and activist. He is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award from four nominations, a British Academy Film Award, two Golden Globe Awards, the Cecil B. DeMille Award and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 2014, Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

  2. Rob Zombie

    Rob Zombie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    film directorsinger-songwritervoice actormusicianfilm producer
    Biography

    Robert Bartleh Cummings, known professionally as Rob Zombie, is an American singer, songwriter, filmmaker, and voice actor. He is a founding member of the heavy metal band White Zombie, releasing four studio albums with the band. He is the older brother of Spider One, the lead vocalist of the industrial metal band Powerman 5000.

  3. Terrence Howard

    Terrence Howard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in Pratt Institute - Main
    Studied chemical engineering
    Occupations
    actorsingertelevision actorfilm actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Terrence Dashon Howard is an American actor. Having his first major roles in the 1995 films Dead Presidents and Mr. Holland's Opus, Howard broke into the mainstream with a succession of television and cinema roles between 2004 and 2006. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Hustle & Flow.

  4. Martin Landau

    Martin Landau
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1928-2017 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    film producervoice actorcharacter actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Martin James Landau was an American actor, acting coach, producer, and editorial cartoonist. His career began in the 1950s, with early film appearances including a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959) opposite Cary Grant. He played regular roles in the television series Mission: Impossible (1966–1969) and Space: 1999 (1975–1977).

  5. Harvey Fierstein

    Harvey Fierstein
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    singerplaywrightvoice actorwriterscreenwriter
    Biography

    Harvey Forbes Fierstein is an American actor, playwright and screenwriter. He is best known for his theater work in Torch Song Trilogy and Hairspray and movie roles in Mrs. Doubtfire, Independence Day, and as the voice of Yao in Mulan and Mulan II. Fierstein won two Tony Awards, Best Actor in a Play and Best Play, for Torch Song Trilogy. He received his third Tony Award, Best Book of a Musical, for the musical La Cage aux Folles and his fourth, the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, for playing Edna Turnblad in Hairspray. Fierstein also wrote the book for the Tony Award-winning musicals Kinky Boots, Newsies, and Tony Award-nominated, Drama League Award-winner A Catered Affair. He was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2007.

  6. Joseph Barbera

    Joseph Barbera
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1911-2006 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    film producerfilm directoranimatorwriterscreenwriter
    Biography

    Joseph Roland Barbera was an American animator, director, producer, storyboard artist, and cartoon artist, who co-founded the animation studio and production company Hanna-Barbera.

  7. Oneohtrix Point Never

    Oneohtrix Point Never
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    record producercomposer
    Biography

    Daniel Lopatin, best known by the recording alias Oneohtrix Point Never or OPN, is an American experimental electronic music producer, composer, singer and songwriter. His music has explored experimentation with tropes from various music genres and eras, sample-based song structures and highly detailed MIDI production.

  8. Deborah Van Valkenburgh

    Deborah Van Valkenburgh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Deborah Gaye Van Valkenburgh is an American actress best known for her screen debut as Mercy in the 1979 cult film The Warriors, and her role as Jackie Rush for five seasons (1980–1985) on the television situation comedy Too Close for Comfort. In 2012, she won the Best Supporting Actress in a Fantasy Film award at the PollyGrind Underground Film Festival for the film Road to Hell.

  9. Peter Zumthor

    Peter Zumthor
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    architectuniversity teacherrestorerdesigner
    Biography

    Peter Zumthor is a Swiss architect whose work is frequently described as uncompromising and minimalist. Though managing a relatively small firm, he is the winner of the 2009 Pritzker Prize and 2013 RIBA Royal Gold Medal.

  10. Paul Rand

    Paul Rand
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1914-1996 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    designergraphic designerteacher
    Biography

    Paul Rand was an American art director and graphic designer, best known for his corporate logo designs, including the logos for IBM, UPS, Enron, Morningstar, Inc., Westinghouse, ABC, and NeXT. He was one of the first American commercial artists to embrace and practice the Swiss Style of graphic design.

  11. Jeremy Scott

    Jeremy Scott
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    fashion designer
    Biography

    Jeremy Scott is an American fashion designer. He is the creative director of the fashion house Moschino and the sole owner of his namesake label. Since launching his brand in Paris in 1997, Scott has built a reputation as "pop culture’s most irreverent designer", and "fashion's last rebel".

  12. Djuna Barnes

    Djuna Barnes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1892-1982 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    poetnovelistwriterplaywrightjournalist
    Biography

    Djuna Barnes was an American artist, illustrator, journalist, and writer who is perhaps best known for her novel Nightwood (1936), a cult classic of lesbian fiction and an important work of modernist literature.

  13. Phoebe Robinson

    Phoebe Robinson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    comedianpodcaster
    Biography

    Phoebe Robinson is an American comedian, New York Times best-selling writer, and actress based in New York City.

  14. Robert Wilson

    Robert Wilson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    theatrical directorplaywrightarchitectscenographerlighting designer
    Biography

    Robert Wilson is an American experimental theater stage director and playwright who has been described by The New York Times as "'s – or even the world's – foremost vanguard 'theater artist.'" He has also worked as a choreographer, performer, painter, sculptor, video artist, and sound and lighting designer.

  15. Betsey Johnson

    Betsey Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    costume designerfashion designer
    Biography

    Betsey Johnson is an American fashion designer best known for her feminine and whimsical designs. Many of her designs are considered "over the top" and embellished. She also is known for doing a cartwheel ending in a split at the end of her fashion shows.

  16. Peter Max

    Peter Max
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    graphic designerartistpainterdesigner
    Biography

    Peter Max is a German-American artist known for using bright colors in his work. Works by Max are associated with the visual arts and culture of the 1960s, particularly psychedelic art and pop art.

  17. Jacob Lawrence

    Jacob Lawrence
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1917-2000 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    painterdraftsperson
    Biography

    Jacob Armstead Lawrence was an American painter known for his portrayal of African-American historical subjects and contemporary life. Lawrence referred to his style as "dynamic cubism", although by his own account the primary influence was not so much French art as the shapes and colors of Harlem. He brought the African-American experience to life using blacks and browns juxtaposed with vivid colors. He also taught and spent 16 years as a professor at the University of Washington.

  18. Ellsworth Kelly

    Ellsworth Kelly
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1923-2015 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    sculptorpainterdesignergraphic artistprintmaker
    Biography

    Ellsworth Kelly was an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker associated with hard-edge painting, Color Field painting and minimalism. His works demonstrate unassuming techniques emphasizing line, color and form, similar to the work of John McLaughlin and Kenneth Noland. Kelly often employed bright colors. He lived and worked in Spencertown, New York.

  19. Stefan Sagmeister

    Stefan Sagmeister
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    designertypographergraphic designerartistfilm director
    Biography

    Stefan Sagmeister is an Austrian graphic designer, storyteller, and typographer based in New York City. In 1993, Sagmeister founded his company, Sagmeister Inc., to create designs for the music industry. He has designed album covers for Lou Reed, OK Go, The Rolling Stones, David Byrne, Jay Z, Aerosmith, Talking Heads, Brian Eno and Pat Metheny. From 2011 until 2019 he partnered with Jessica Walsh under the name Sagmeister & Walsh Inc.

  20. Daniel Clowes

    Daniel Clowes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    cartoonistscreenwriterwriternovelistcomics artist
    Biography

    Daniel Gillespie Clowes is an American cartoonist, graphic novelist, illustrator, and screenwriter. Most of Clowes's work first appeared in Eightball, a solo anthology comic book series. An Eightball issue typically contained several short pieces and a chapter of a longer narrative that was later collected and published as a graphic novel, such as Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron (1993), Ghost World (1997), David Boring (2000) and Patience (2016). Clowes's illustrations have appeared in The New Yorker, Newsweek, Vogue, The Village Voice, and elsewhere. With filmmaker Terry Zwigoff, Clowes adapted Ghost World into a 2001 film and another Eightball story into the 2006 film, Art School Confidential. Clowes's comics, graphic novels, and films have received numerous awards, including a Pen Award for Outstanding Work in Graphic Literature, over a dozen Harvey and Eisner Awards, and an Academy Award nomination.

  21. Pamela Colman Smith

    Pamela Colman Smith
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1878-1951 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    illustratorgraphic designerwriterpaintereditor
    Biography

    Pamela Colman Smith, also nicknamed Pixie, was a British artist, illustrator, writer, publisher, and occultist. She is best known for illustrating the Rider–Waite tarot deck (also called the Rider–Waite–Smith or Waite–Smith deck) for Arthur Edward Waite. This tarot deck became the standard among tarot card readers, and remains the most widely used today. Colman also illustrated over 20 books, wrote two collections of Jamaican folklore, edited two magazines, and ran the Green Sheaf Press, a small press focused on women writers.

  22. Roger Sanchez

    Roger Sanchez
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    disc jockeyrecord producercomposer
    Biography

    Roger Sanchez is a Dominican-American house music DJ, remixer and producer. He won a Grammy Award for his remix of "Hella Good" by No Doubt in 2003, and is best known for his song "Another Chance", which was an international hit in 2001. He is a four time DJ Awards winner for "Best House DJ" in 1999, 2002, 2004 and 2007 and has received twelve nominations in total. He won the first International Dance Music Award for Best Podcast in 2007 and has received 8 IDMA nominations for Best American DJ (2003–2010).

  23. George Segal

    George Segal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1924-2000 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    sculptorfarmerillustratorphotographergraphic artist
    Biography

    George Segal was an American painter and sculptor associated with the pop art movement. He was presented with the United States National Medal of Arts in 1999.

  24. Glenn Ficarra

    Glenn Ficarra
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm directoractorfilm producer
    Biography

    Glenn Ficarra is an American writer, producer, actor and director.

  25. Arthur Kane

    Arthur Kane
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-2004 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    musicianwriterautobiographerguitarist
    Biography

    Arthur Harold Kane Jr. was a musician best known as the bass guitarist for the pioneering glam rock band the New York Dolls. Kane was a founding member of the Dolls in 1971 and remained an integral part of the band until he was forced out in 1975, shortly after the departure of Johnny Thunders and Jerry Nolan. In 2004, after decades of estrangement from Dolls singer David Johansen, Kane rejoined the surviving Dolls (Johansen and Sylvain Sylvain) to rehearse and play a reunion concert in London, which was the subject of the 2005 documentary New York Doll. In addition to his bass playing, Kane was known for his subculture fashion sense and for uttering original aphorisms in his uniquely toned voice.

  26. Eric Goldberg

    Eric Goldberg
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    film directorcharacter animatorcharacter designervoice actoractor
    Biography

    Eric Goldberg is an American animator, voice actor and film director known for his work at both Walt Disney Animation Studios and Warner Bros. Animation.

  27. Jules Feiffer

    Jules Feiffer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1929-.. (age 93)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriteruniversity teacherchildren's writercomics artist
    Biography

    Jules Ralph Feiffer is an American cartoonist and author, who was considered the most widely read satirist in the country. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 as North-America's leading editorial cartoonist, and in 2004, he was inducted into the Comic Book Hall of Fame. He wrote the animated short Munro, which won an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 1961. The Library of Congress has recognized his "remarkable legacy", from 1946 to the present, as a cartoonist, playwright, screenwriter, adult and children's book author, illustrator, and art instructor.

  28. Adelaide Hall

    Adelaide Hall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1901-1993 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    singerartistjazz musicianstage actor
    Biography

    Adelaide Louise Hall was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. Her long career spanned more than 70 years from 1921 until her death and she was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Hall entered the Guinness Book of World Records in 2003 as the world's most enduring recording artist, having released material over eight consecutive decades. She performed with major artists such as Art Tatum, Ethel Waters, Josephine Baker, Louis Armstrong, Lena Horne, Cab Calloway, Fela Sowande, Rudy Vallee and Jools Holland, and recorded as a jazz singer with Duke Ellington (with whom she made her most famous recording, "Creole Love Call" in 1927) and with Fats Waller.

  29. Jeff Morrow

    Jeff Morrow
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1907-1993 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    artiststage actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Leslie Irving Morrow, known as Jeff Morrow, was an American actor educated at the Pratt Institute in his native New York City. Morrow was a commercial artist prior to turning to acting. Early in his career, he acted on the Broadway stage using the name Irving Morrow.

  30. John Flansburgh

    John Flansburgh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    musiciansingersongwriterguitaristfilm director
    Biography

    John Conant Flansburgh is an American musician. He is half of the long-standing Brooklyn, New York-based alternative rock duo They Might Be Giants, for which he writes, sings, and plays rhythm guitar.

  31. John Requa

    John Requa
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm directorfilm producer
    Biography

    John Requa is an American screenwriter (with Glenn Ficarra) of Cats & Dogs, Bad Santa and the 2005 remake Bad News Bears.

  32. Elliot Tiber

    Elliot Tiber
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-2016 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    artistscreenwriterwriterpainterlibrettist
    Biography

    Elliot Michael Tiber was an artist, professor, and screenwriter who wrote a memoir about the Woodstock Festival held in Bethel, New York in 1969. He claimed responsibility for the relocation of the festival after a permit for it was withdrawn by the zoning board of a nearby town.

  33. Michael Dweck

    Michael Dweck
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    photographerfilm directorfilm screenwriter
    Biography

    Michael Dweck is an American visual artist and filmmaker. Best known for his narrative photography, Dweck's work "explores ongoing struggles between identity and adaptation in endangered societal enclaves." In 2003, he became the first living photographer to have a solo exhibition at Sotheby's, and in 2012, he was the first American photographer to exhibit his work in Cuba since the beginning of the United States embargo in 1960. He lives and works in New York City and in Montauk, New York.

  34. Juan Muñoz

    Juan Muñoz
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1953-2001 (aged 48)
    Occupations
    sculptordrawerpaintersound artistperformance artist
    Biography

    Juan Muñoz was a Spanish sculptor, working primarily in paper maché, resin and bronze. He was also interested in the auditory arts and created compositions for the radio. He was a self-described "storyteller". In 2000, Muñoz was awarded Spain's major Premio Nacional de Bellas Artes in recognition of his work; he died shortly after, in 2001.

  35. Ryszard Horowitz

    Ryszard Horowitz
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    Ryszard Horowitz is a Polish-born American photographer. He is recognized as a pioneer of special effects photography that predates digital imaging.

  36. David Manzur

    David Manzur
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1929-.. (age 93)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    David Manzur Londoño is a Colombian painter. His subjects include still lifes, mounted knights, and saints.

  37. Shawn Christensen

    Shawn Christensen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorscreenwriterfilm producerfilm editor
    Biography

    Shawn Christensen is an American musician, filmmaker, podcaster and artist. He is a graduate of Pratt Institute, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in illustration and graphic design. Christensen was the frontman of the indie rock band Stellastarr. In 2013, he won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for his short film Curfew.

  38. George Lois

    George Lois
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    photographerartistdesignergraphic designeradvertising person
    Biography

    George Lois is a Greek-American art director, designer, and author. Lois is perhaps best known for over 92 covers he designed for Esquire magazine from 1962 to 1973. In 2008, The Museum of Modern Art exhibited 32 of Lois's Esquire covers.

  39. Max Weber

    Max Weber
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1881-1961 (aged 80)
    Enrolled in Pratt Institute - Main
    Studied art of painting
    Occupations
    paintersculptorwriterdrawer
    Biography

    Max Weber was a Jewish-American painter and one of the first American Cubist painters who, in later life, turned to more figurative Jewish themes in his art. He is best known today for Chinese Restaurant (1915), in the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, "the finest canvas of his Cubist phase," in the words of art historian Avis Berman.

  40. Kim Deitch

    Kim Deitch
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    animatorcartoonistcomics artist
    Biography

    Kim Deitch is an American cartoonist who was an important figure in the underground comix movement of the 1960s, remaining active in the decades that followed with a variety of books and comics, sometimes using the pseudonym Fowlton Means.

  41. Kadir Nelson

    Kadir Nelson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    graphic designerpostage stamp designerchildren's writer
    Biography

    Kadir Nelson is a Los Angeles–based painter, illustrator, and author who is best known for his paintings often featured on the covers of The New Yorker magazine, and album covers for Michael Jackson and Drake. His work is focused on African-American culture and history. The New York Times describes his work as: "sumptuous, deeply affecting work. Nelson’s paintings are drenched in ambience, and often overt symbolism. He has twice been a Caldecott honor recipient and won the 2020 Caldecott Medal for his book The Undefeated.

  42. Robert Sabuda

    Robert Sabuda
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    illustratorpainter
    Biography

    Robert James Sabuda is a children's pop-up book artist and paper engineer. His recent books include retellings of the stories of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Alice in Wonderland.

  43. Elizabeth Crowley

    Elizabeth Crowley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Elizabeth S. Crowley is an American politician. She was previously the New York City Council member for the 30th district from 2009 to 2017, representing the neighborhoods of Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village, Ridgewood, and parts of Woodside and Woodhaven, in the borough of Queens. Crowley is both the first woman and first Democrat to hold the seat. Crowley was a 2021 candidate for Queens Borough President. She is a cousin of former U.S. Congressman Joseph Crowley.

  44. Mickalene Thomas

    Mickalene Thomas
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    painterphotographercollagisttelevision producer
    Biography

    Mickalene Thomas is a contemporary African-American visual artist best known as a painter of complex works using rhinestones, acrylic, and enamel. Thomas's collage work is inspired from popular art histories and movements, including Impressionism, Cubism, Dada and the Harlem Renaissance. Her work draws from Western art history, pop art and visual culture to examine ideas around femininity, beauty, race, sexuality, and gender.

  45. Cristina Iglesias

    Cristina Iglesias
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in Pratt Institute - Main
    Studied in 1988
    Occupations
    artistsculptorteacherengravergraphic artist
    Biography

    Cristina Iglesias is a Spanish installation artist and sculptor living and working in Torrelodones, Madrid. She works with many materials, including steel, water, glass, bronze, bamboo, straw. On January 20, 2016 she was awarded the Tambor del Oro in San Sebastian. Iglesias was the first Spanish woman invited to exhibit her work at the Folkestone Triennial in 2011. She is the sister of Academy Award-nominated film composer Alberto Iglesias.

  46. Yehuda Bacon

    Yehuda Bacon
    Born in
    Czech Republic Flag Czech Republic
    Years
    1929-.. (age 93)
    Enrolled in Pratt Institute - Main
    Studied in 1971-1973
    Occupations
    painteruniversity teacherillustratorprintmakergraphic artist
    Biography

    Yehuda Bacon is an Israeli artist who survived the Holocaust.

  47. Brad Lander

    Brad Lander
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Bradford S. Lander is an American politician, urban planner, and community organizer. A Democrat, he is the New York City Comptroller. Lander is a progressive politician, and has been described as "one of the most left-leaning politicians in the city."

  48. Rob Sheridan

    Rob Sheridan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    photographergraphic designerblogger
    Biography

    Robert "Rob" Sheridan is an American graphic designer, art director, photographer, and comic book author best known for his extensive work with the band Nine Inch Nails.

  49. Anne Carroll Moore

    Anne Carroll Moore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1871-1961 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    librarianwriterliterary criticchildren's writerjournalist
    Biography

    Anne Carroll Moore was an American educator, writer and advocate for children's libraries.

  50. Pen-Ek Ratanaruang

    Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
    Born in
    Thailand Flag Thailand
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Pen-ek Ratanaruang is a Thai film director and screenwriter. He is best known for his arthouse work, Last Life in the Universe, and is considered to be one of Thai cinema's leading "new wave" auteurs, alongside Wisit Sasanatieng and Apichatpong Weerasethakul. He goes by the nickname Tom and is sometimes credited as Tom Pannet.

  51. Miru Kim

    Miru Kim
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    Miru Kim is an artist, photographer, illustrator, and arts events coordinator, who has explored, documented, and photographed various urban settings such as abandoned subway stations, tunnels, the Croton aqueduct, Paris catacombs, factories, hospitals, and shipyards.

  52. Lance Wyman

    Lance Wyman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    graphic designerdesigner
    Biography

    Lance Wyman is an American graphic designer known for his work under Pedro Ramirez Vazquez, design concept and direction in developing applications of the logo for the 1968 Summer Olympics in Ramirez Vazquez's personal office in Mexico City.

  53. Rotimi Fani-Kayode

    Rotimi Fani-Kayode
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1955-1989 (aged 34)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    Oluwarotimi Adebiyi Wahab Fani-Kayode was a Nigerian-born photographer, who moved to England at the age of 12 to escape the Nigerian Civil War. The main body of his work was created between 1982 and 1989. He explored the tensions created by sexuality, race and culture through stylised portraits and compositions.

  54. Bill Griffith

    Bill Griffith
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    comics artist
    Biography

    William Henry Jackson Griffith is an American cartoonist who signs his work Bill Griffith and Griffy. He is best known for his surreal daily comic strip Zippy. The catchphrase "Are we having fun yet?" is credited to Griffith.

  55. Audrey Kawasaki

    Audrey Kawasaki
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Audrey Kawasaki is a Los Angeles-based painter, known for her distinctive, erotically charged portrayals of young, adolescent women. Her works are oil paintings painted directly onto wood panels, and her style has been described as a fusion of Art Nouveau and Japanese manga, with primary influences like Gustav Klimt and Alphonse Mucha, saying “The merging of realistically molded faces and bodies against the contrast of flat lines and patterns is so stimulating to me.”

  56. William Pope.L

    William Pope.L
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    painterperformance artistvisual artistphotographer
    Biography

    Pope.L is an American visual artist best known for his work in performance art, and interventionist public art. However, he has also produced art in painting, photography and theater. He was included in the 2002 Whitney Biennial and is a Guggenheim Fellow and a recipient of the Creative Capital Visual Arts Award. Pope.L was also included in the 2017 Whitney Biennial.

  57. Sergio Rossetti Morosini

    Sergio Rossetti Morosini
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    paintersculptor
    Biography

    Sergio Rossetti Morosini is a Brazilian-American Scholar, artist and author of Venetian extraction who served as Brazil's Cultural attaché in New Orleans and is dedicated to preserving the Atlantic Forest and restoring the art in stone of New York City Landmarks.

  58. Martin Nodell

    Martin Nodell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1915-2006 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    cartoonistscreenwritercomics artist
    Biography

    Martin Nodell was an American cartoonist and commercial artist, best known as the creator of the Golden Age superhero Green Lantern. Some of his work appeared under the pen name "Mart Dellon".

  59. Gwendolyn B. Bennett

    Gwendolyn B. Bennett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1902-1981 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    journalistpoetwritershort story writerartist
    Biography

    Gwendolyn B. Bennett was an American artist, writer, and journalist who contributed to Opportunity: A Journal of Negro Life, which chronicled cultural advancements during the Harlem Renaissance. Though often overlooked, she herself made considerable accomplishments in art, poetry, and prose. She is perhaps best known for her short story "Wedding Day", which was published in the magazine Fire!! and explores how gender, race, and class dynamics shape an interracial relationship. Bennett was a dedicated and self-preserving woman, respectfully known for being a strong influencer of African-American women rights during the Harlem Renaissance. Throughout her dedication and perseverance, Bennett raised the bar when it came to women's literature and education. One of her contributions to the Harlem Renaissance was her literary acclaimed short novel Poets Evening; it helped the understanding within the African-American communities, resulting in many African Americans coming to terms with identifying and accepting themselves.

  60. Bob Giraldi

    Bob Giraldi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterfilm producer
    Biography

    Bob Giraldi is an American film and television director, educator, and restaurateur. He is known for directing the film Dinner Rush (2000) and the music video for Michael Jackson's Beat It (1983). Giraldi has been inducted into the Art Director’s Hall of Fame, one of the few film directors to be honored; and, in 2014, was the first director ever to be inducted to the Advertising Hall of Fame. His work has garnered several London International Awards, Cannes Advertising Awards, NY International Awards, Addy Awards, Chicago Film Festival Awards, and dozens of Clio Awards. He has been named one of the 101 Stars Behind 100 Years of Advertising.

  61. Isaiah Zagar

    Isaiah Zagar
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    artistvisual artist
    Biography

    Isaiah Zagar is an American mosaic artist based in Philadelphia. He is notable for his murals, primarily in or around Philadelphia's South Street.

  62. Joshua Davis

    Joshua Davis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    designer
    Biography

    Joshua Davis is an American designer, technologist, author and artist in new media.

  63. Roxy Paine

    Roxy Paine
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    artistsculptor
    Biography

    Roxy Paine is an American painter and sculptor widely known for his installations that often convey elements of conflict between the natural world and the artificial plains man creates. He was educated at both the College of Santa Fe (now Santa Fe University of Art and Design) in New Mexico and the Pratt Institute in New York.

  64. Agnes Lawrence Pelton

    Agnes Lawrence Pelton
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1881-1961 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    painterartist
    Biography

    Agnes Lawrence Pelton was a modernist painter who was born in Germany and moved to the United States as a child. She studied art in the United States and Europe. She made portraits of Pueblo Native Americans, desert landscapes and still lifes. Pelton's work evolved through at least three distinct themes: her early "Imaginative Paintings," art of the American Southwest people and landscape, and abstract art that reflected her spiritual beliefs.

  65. Norman Norell

    Norman Norell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1900-1972 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    fashion designercostume designer
    Biography

    Norman David Levinson known professionally as Norman Norell, was an American fashion designer famed for his elegant gowns, suits, and tailored silhouettes. His designs for the Traina-Norell and Norell fashion houses became famous for their detailing, simple, timeless designs, and tailored construction. By the mid-twentieth century Norell dominated the American fashion industry and in 1968 he became the first American fashion designer to launch his own brand of perfume.

  66. Joan Semmel

    Joan Semmel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    painterprintmaker
    Biography

    Joan Semmel is an American feminist painter, professor, and writer. She is best known for her large scale realistic nude self portraits as seen from her perspective looking down.

  67. Alice Boughton

    Alice Boughton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1866-1943 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    Alice Boughton was an early 20th-century American photographer known for her photographs of many literary and theatrical figures of her time. She was a Fellow of Alfred Stieglitz's Photo-Secession, a circle of photographers whose artistic efforts succeeded in raising photography to a fine art form.

  68. Pat Steir

    Pat Steir
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    painterillustratorgraphic artistinstallation artist
    Biography

    Pat Steir is an American painter and printmaker. Her early work was loosely associated with conceptual art and minimalism, however, she is best known for her abstract dripped, splashed and poured "Waterfall" paintings, which she started in the 1980s, and for her later site-specific wall drawings.

  69. Terry Winters

    Terry Winters
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    painterprintmakerphotographergraphic artistdrawer
    Biography

    Terry Winters is an American painter, draughtsman, and printmaker whose nuanced approach to the process of painting has addressed evolving concepts of spatiality and expanded the concerns of abstract art. His attention to the process of painting and investigations into systems and spatial fields explores both non-narrative abstraction and the physicality of modernism. In Winters’ work, abstract processes give way to forms with real word agency that recall mathematical concepts and cybernetics, as well as natural and scientific worlds.

  70. Katherine Sophie Dreier

    Katherine Sophie Dreier
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1877-1952 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    art collectorpainter
    Biography

    Katherine Sophie Dreier was an American artist, lecturer, patron of the arts, and social reformer. Dreier developed an interest in art at a young age and was afforded the opportunity of studying art in the United States and in Europe due to her parents' wealth and progressive attitudes. Her sister Dorothea, a Post-Impressionist painter traveled and studied with her in Europe. She was most influenced by modern art, particularly by her friend Marcel Duchamp, and due to her frustration with the poor reception that the works received, she became a supporter of other artists. She was co-founder of the Society of Independent Artists and the Société Anonyme, which had the first permanent collection of modern art, representing 175 artists and more than 800 works of art. The collection was donated to Yale University. Her works were exhibited in Europe and the United States, including the 1913 International Exhibition of Modern Art.

  71. Leonard Starr

    Leonard Starr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1925-2015 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    cartoonistscreenwritercomics artist
    Biography

    Leonard Starr was an American cartoonist, comic book artist, and advertising artist, best known for creating the newspaper comic strip On Stage and reviving Little Orphan Annie.

  72. Doreen Cronin

    Doreen Cronin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    writerchildren's writer
    Biography

    Doreen Cronin is an American writer of children's books, including Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type, a very well-received picture book illustrated by Betsy Lewin.

  73. Deborah Willis

    Deborah Willis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in Pratt Institute - Main
    Graduated with Master of Fine Arts
    Occupations
    photographerhistorianart historian
    Biography

    Deborah Willis is a contemporary African-American artist, photographer, curator of photography, photographic historian, author, and educator. Among her awards and honors, she was a 2000 MacArthur Fellow. She is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography and Imaging at Tisch School of the Arts of New York University.

  74. Ghostshrimp

    Ghostshrimp
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    illustratoranimator
    Biography

    Daniel James Bandit, better known as Ghostshrimp, is an American graphic artist and illustrator. His illustration work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, and on many album covers, including the MF DOOM and Bishop Nehru collaboration NehruvianDoom. He is the former lead background designer for the Cartoon Network series Adventure Time. He left midway through production of the fourth season to return to his freelance career, although he later temporarily returned to design backgrounds for the seventh season miniseries Stakes and several subsequent ninth and tenth-season episodes. Finally, for the same channel he created in 2013 the pilot Mars Safari!, which was released online as part of Cartoon Network Studios' shorts development program.

  75. Chance M. Vought

    Chance M. Vought
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1890-1930 (aged 40)
    Occupations
    aerospace engineerinventoraircraft pilotengineer
    Biography

    Chauncey Milton "Chance" Vought was an American aviation pioneer and engineer, who was the co-founder of the Lewis and Vought Corporation with Birdseye Lewis.

  76. Miguel Chevalier

    Miguel Chevalier
    Born in
    Mexico Flag Mexico
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    artistjewelry designermultimedia artist
    Biography

    Miguel Chevalier is a French digital and virtual artist. Since 1978, Miguel Chevalier has used computers as a means of expression in the field of the visual arts. He has established himself internationally as one of the pioneers of virtual and digital art.

  77. David Ascalon

    David Ascalon
    Born in
    Israel Flag Israel
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    artistsculptorpainter
    Biography

    David Ascalon is an Israeli contemporary sculptor and stained glass artist, and co-founder of Ascalon Studios.

  78. Richard Bernstein

    Richard Bernstein
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-2002 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    artist
    Biography

    Richard Frederick Bernstein was an American artist associated with pop art and the circle of Andy Warhol. For nearly 20 years he was the cover artist for Interview Magazine.

  79. Paul Calle

    Paul Calle
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1928-2010 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    artistpainterpostage stamp designer
    Biography

    Paul Calle was an American artist who was best known for the designs he created for postage stamps, including 40 that were released by the United States Postal Service, and others for stamps issued by the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, Sweden and the United Nations. The sole artist hired by NASA to cover the Apollo 11 astronauts up close, Calle designed the 10-cent stamp that commemorated the first crewed moon landing; it depicted an astronaut stepping onto the moon from the lunar module, with the Earth visible over the moon's horizon.

  80. Herbert Abrams

    Herbert Abrams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-2003 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Herbert E. Abrams was an American artist. He was one of the leading portrait artists of his era known for his style of traditional realism. His works included the official White House portraits of former presidents Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush. During his prolific career, he painted more than 400 portraits, including those of General William Westmoreland, playwright Arthur Miller and astronaut Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr.

  81. Matthew Reinhart

    Matthew Reinhart
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    illustrator
    Biography

    Matthew Christian Reinhart is an American writer and illustrator of children's pop-up books and picture books. His most recent books include Frozen: a Pop-up Adventure and Lego Pop-up: A Journey through the Lego Universe.

  82. Bernard Chang

    Bernard Chang
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    pencillerdesigner
    Biography

    Bernard Chang is a Canadian-American artist/designer best known for his work in the comic book industry and entertainment design.

  83. Hamid Shirvani

    Hamid Shirvani
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Hamid Augustine Shirvani is an architecture scholar, university president and chancellor emeritus.

  84. Conor Mccreedy

    Conor Mccreedy
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    painterbusinessperson
    Biography

    Conor Matthew Mccreedy is a contemporary artist, conservationist and collector based in Switzerland. The color blue is prominent in his works.

  85. Vicky Tiel

    Vicky Tiel
    Occupations
    fashion designer
    Biography

    Vicky Tiel is an American-born fashion designer who established her career in Paris, France. She is a couture designer and also has her own line of clothes on the Home Shopping Network. She is the author of the book, It's All About The Dress: What I Learned in Forty Years About Men, Women, Sex and Fashion published in 2011.

  86. Lou Fine

    Lou Fine
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1914-1971 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    illustratorcomics artist
    Biography

    Louis Kenneth Fine was an American comic book artist known for his work during the 1940s Golden Age of comic books, where his draftsmanship became an influential model to a generation of fellow comics artists.

  87. William Hart McNichols

    William Hart McNichols
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    painterCatholic priest
    Biography

    William Hart McNichols is a Catholic priest and artist from the United States.

  88. Myrna Báez

    Myrna Báez
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-2018 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    paintereducatorprintmakerlithographerartist
    Biography

    Myrna Báez was a Puerto Rican painter and printmaker, considered one of the most important visual artists in Puerto Rico. She has been instrumental in promoting art and art education in her country. Her work has been shown and collected by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Her work has been characterized as confident and complex. She lived and worked in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  89. William D. Byron

    William D. Byron
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1895-1941 (aged 46)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    William Devereux Byron II, a Democrat, was a U.S. Congressman who represented the 6th congressional district of Maryland from January 3, 1939 to February 27, 1941. After his death in an airplane crash in Georgia on February 27, 1941, his widow, Katharine Byron, a granddaughter of U.S. Senator Louis E. McComas, was elected in a special election to complete his term of office.

  90. Barbara Nessim

    Barbara Nessim
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    artist
    Biography

    Barbara Nessim is an American artist, illustrator, and educator.

  91. Betsy Lewin

    Betsy Lewin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    children's writerwriter
    Biography

    Betsy Reilly Lewin is an American illustrator from Clearfield, Pennsylvania. She studied illustration at Pratt Institute. After graduation, she began designing greeting cards. She began writing and illustrating stories for children's magazines and eventually children's books. She is married to children's book illustrator Ted Lewin and with him has co-written and illustrated several books about their travels to remote places, including Uganda in Gorilla Walk and Mongolia in Horse Song, as well as How to Babysit a Leopard: and Other True Stories from Our Travels Across Six Continents (Roaring Brook Press, 2015). She is arguably best known for the Caldecott Honor Book Click Clack Moo: Cows that Type.

  92. Marisa Acocella Marchetto

    Marisa Acocella Marchetto
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    novelistcartoonist
    Biography

    Marisa Acocella Marchetto is an American cartoonist. She is the author of the New York Times best-selling graphic novel Ann Tenna, the graphic memoir Cancer Vixen, and Just Who the Hell is She, Anyway? She is also a cartoonist for The New Yorker and a columnist for W magazine's website. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Glamour, and O, The Oprah Magazine.

  93. Zoia Horn

    Zoia Horn
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1918-2014 (aged 96)
    Occupations
    librarian
    Biography

    Zoia Markovna Horn, born in Ukraine, became in 1972 the first United States librarian to be jailed for refusing to share information as a matter of conscience. Horn, an outspoken member of the American Library Association's Intellectual Freedom Committee, worked at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania in the early 1970s. Horn was jailed for nearly three weeks for contempt of court after refusing to testify for the prosecution in the 1972 conspiracy trial of the "Harrisburg Seven" anti-war activists.

  94. Mary Elizabeth Wood

    Mary Elizabeth Wood
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1861-1931 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    librarian
    Biography

    Mary Elizabeth Wood was an American librarian and missionary, best known for her work in promoting Western librarianship practices and programs in China. She is credited with the foundation of the first library school in China, the Boone Library School, as well as spurring the development of Chinese librarianship as a modern profession.

  95. Myles Kane

    Myles Kane
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    musicianfilm producerfilm editorfilm director
    Biography

    Myles Kane is an American film producer and wizard rock artist (performing under the name MC Kreacher).

  96. Ed Koren

    Ed Koren
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    artistdrawercartoonistillustratorwriter
    Biography

    Edward Benjamin "Ed" Koren is a writer and illustrator of children's books and political cartoons, most notably in The New Yorker.

  97. Greg Lindquist

    Greg Lindquist
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Greg Lindquist is an American artist (painting, sculpture, installation), living and working in New York City.

  98. Rick Parker

    Rick Parker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    writerartistletterer
    Biography

    Richard Lowell Parker is an American artist, writer, and cartoonist whose humorous artwork has appeared in The New York Times, The Village Voice, Time magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Life magazine, and various comic books published by Marvel Comics.

  99. Derrick Adams

    Derrick Adams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    visual artistperformance artistpaintersculptorexhibition curator
    Biography

    Derrick Adams is an American visual and performance artist and curator. Much of Adams' work is centered around his Black identity, frequently referencing patterns, images, and themes of Black culture in America. Adams has additionally worked as a fine art professor, serving as a faculty member at Maryland Institute College of Art.

  100. Ruth Reeves

    Ruth Reeves
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1892-1966 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    textile designerpainterillustrator
    Biography

    Ruth Marie Reeves was an American painter, Art Deco textile designer and expert on Indian handicrafts.