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Art Institute of Chicago

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Chicago, IL

Founding Date:
1866

Enrollment:
2100

Official Website:
http://www.artic.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Hardie Albright
Actor
16-Dec-1903 7-Dec-1975 Angel on My Shoulder
Thomas Hart Benton
Painter
15-Apr-1889 19-Jan-1975 Muralist
Nora Dunn
Comic
29-Apr-1952   SNL alumna
Edward Gorey
Author
22-Feb-1925 15-Apr-2000 Amphigorey
Lorraine Hansberry
Playwright
19-May-1930 12-Jan-1965 A Raisin in the Sun
Herblock
Cartoonist
13-Oct-1909 7-Oct-2001 Editorial Cartoonist, The Washington Post
Robert Indiana
Artist
12-Sep-1928   Creator of the "LO/VE" sculpture
Phil Karlson
Film Director
2-Jul-1908 12-Dec-1985 Walking Tall
Jeff Koons
Sculptor
21-Jan-1955   Artistic hack, Cicciolina's ex-husband
Gregory La Cava
Film Director
10-Mar-1892 1-Mar-1952 My Man Godfrey
Vachel Lindsay
Poet
10-Nov-1879 5-Dec-1931 The Congo and Other Poems
Lee Lozano
Painter
5-Nov-1930 2-Oct-1999 Misogyny as art form
mc chris
Rapper
2-Sep-1975   Hesh, MC Pee Pants
Joan Mitchell
Painter
12-Feb-1925 30-Oct-1992 Abstract Expressionist
LeRoy Neiman
Painter
8-Jun-1921 20-Jun-2012 Painter of sports scenes
Georgia O'Keeffe
Painter
15-Nov-1887 6-Mar-1986 American abstract and landscape painter
Claes Oldenburg
Sculptor
28-Jan-1929   Pop-Art sculptor
Tony Rosenthal
Sculptor
9-Aug-1914 28-Jul-2009 Abstract sculptor, Alamo
Cynthia Rowley
Fashion Designer
29-Jul-1958   Swell designer
David Sedaris
Author
26-Dec-1956   Contributor to This American Life
Bessie Potter Vonnoh
Sculptor
17-Aug-1872 8-Mar-1955 American sculptor in bronze
Sarah Vowell
Radio Personality
27-Dec-1969   This American Life
Chris Ware
Cartoonist
28-Dec-1967   The ACME Novelty Library
Grant Wood
Painter
13-Feb-1892 12-Feb-1942 American Gothic
Azita Youssefi
Musician
1971   The Scissor Girls

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
George Bellows
Painter
12-Aug-1882 8-Jan-1925 American realist painter
Stan Brakhage
Film Director
14-Jan-1933 9-Mar-2003 Experimental filmmaker
Rosellen Brown
Author
12-May-1939   Before and After

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard J. Almeida
Business
c. 1943   Heller Financial
Norman R. Bobins
Business
c. 1942   CEO of ABN AMRO North America, 2002-07
John H. Bryan
Business
5-Oct-1936   CEO of Sara Lee, 1975-2000
William M. Daley
Government
8-Aug-1948   White House Chief of Staff, 2011-12
John A. Edwardson
Business
c. 1949   CEO of CDW
H. Laurance Fuller
Business
c. 1939   CEO of Amoco, 1991-98
Bruce J. Graham
Architect
1-Dec-1925 6-Mar-2010 Architect of the Sears Tower
Kenneth C. Griffin
Business
c. 1969   Citadel Investment Group
Arthur C. Martinez
Business
1939   CEO of Sears Roebuck, 1995-2000
Ramon de Oliveira
Business
c. 1955   Former JP Morgan executive
John W. Rowe
Business
c. 1945   President and CEO of Exelon
Richard L. Sandor
Business
c. 1942   Chicago Climate Exchange
Louis B. Susman
Diplomat
19-Nov-1937   US Ambassador to the UK
David J. Vitale
Business
c. 1952   CAO, Chicago Public Schools
Frederick H. Waddell
Business
c. 1954   CEO of Northern Trust
Miles D. White
Business
1955   CEO of Abbott Laboratories
James N. Wood
Administrator
20-Mar-1941 11-Jun-2010 President of Art Institute of Chicago, 1980-2004
Edward J. Zander
Business
12-Jan-1947   CEO of Motorola, 2004-07


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