Notable Alumni

Ivan Albright (1897–1983)

Into the World There Came a Soul Called Ida, 1929–30, oil on canvas

Thomas Hart Benton (1889–1975)

Self-Portrait, 1972, lithograph on white wove paper

Roger Brown (1941–1997)

Museum Without Ceiling

Museum without Ceiling, 1976, oil on canvas

John Chamberlain (1927–2011)

Toy, 1961, steel, paint, and plastic

Eleanor Coen (1916–2010)

Three Little Trees in the City, 1955, color lithograph on ivory laid paper

Leon Golub (1922–2004)

Interrogation II, 1981, acrylic on canvas

Edward Gorey (1925–2000)

Untitled (man with a bat on his head), n.d., pen and black ink and brush and black and gray wash on cream wove paper

Red Grooms (b. 1937)

Noa-Noa, 1991, color woodcut on ivory Japanese paper

Jeff Koons (b. 1955)

Woman in Tub, 1988, porcelain; artist's proof from an edition of three

Robert Lostutter (b. 1939)

Ribbon-Tailed Bird of Paradise II, 2004, watercolor on ivory watercolor paper

Joan Mitchell (1925–1992)

City Landscape, 1955, oil on linen

Archibald J. Motley, Jr. (1891–1981)

Self-Portrait, c. 1920, oil on canvas

Elizabeth Murray (1940–2007)

Back on Earth, 1981, oil on two canvases

Gladys Nilsson (b. 1940)

Big School Picture; Little Paper Mural, 1992, watercolor over graphite on off-white wove paper

Jim Nutt (b. 1938)

Sally Slips Bye-Bye, 1972, acrylic on canvas

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887–1986)

Yellow Hickory Leaves with Daisy, 1928, oil on canvas

Ed Paschke (1939–2004)

Hot Fax, 1990, oil on linen

Nancy Spero (1926–2009)

Untitled (Cette chair qui se touche...), 1970, gouache and ink with collage on off-white Japanese paper

Chris Ware (b. 1967)

Rocket Sam in—"Tis the Season of Giving on Planet X-38", 2005, black ink and pen over graphite with white gouache, on Bristol board

H.C. Westermann (1922–1981)

The Mysteriously Abandoned New Home, 1958, pine, birch, vermillion, redwood, glass, paint, and wheels

Karl Wirsum (b. 1939)

First Portrait of the Brand New Star, from Screen Prints 1970, 1970, color screenprint on off-white wove paper

Grant Wood (1891–1942)

American Gothic, 1930, oil on Beaver Board

Ray Yoshida (1930–2009)

His and Hers, 1971, acrylic on canvas

Other Notable Alumni

Tatsu Aoki (b. 1957)

Satoru Aoyama (b. 1973)

Jeremy Blake (1971-2007)

Jeffrey Brown (b. 1975)

Paul Chan (b. 1973)

Nora Dunn (b. 1952)

John Gerrard (b. 1974)

Jonathan Green (b. 1955)

Halston (1932-1990)

Herblock (1909-2001)

Sang-soo Hong (b. 1960)

Richard Hunt (b. 1935)

Robert Indiana (b. 1928)

Michiko Itatani (b. 1948)

Gemma Kahng

Vincente Minnelli (1903-1986)

Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba (b. 1968)

Audrey Niffenegger (b. 1963)

Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929)

Maria Pinto

J. Morgan Puett

Cynthia Rowley

David Sedaris (b. 1956)

Jasmin Shokrian

Victor Skrebneski (b. 1929)

Lawrence Steele

Robert Storr (b. 1950)

Kunie Sugiura (b. 1942)

Donald Sultan (b. 1951)

Rirkrit Tiravanija (b. 1961)

Sarah Vowell (b. 1969)

Apichatpong Weerasethakul (b. 1970)