Which famous people have graduated from the Academy of Art University, if any?

Janet Preloger, the Academy’s Alumni Director, sent me this list:

Euna Lee, journalist freed from North Korea in 2009.

Deanne Fitzmaurice, Pulitzer Prize winning photographer based in San Francisco. Her work has been published in Time, Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report, the NY Times Magazine, Sports Illustrated and ESPN Magazine.

Chris Milk, has directed videos for Kanye West, U2, Green Day, Courtney Love, Audioslave, Modest Mouse and Gnarls Barkley. Milk directed the second unit on “A Mother’s Promise”, the Barack Obama bio film that played before his speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2008. Milk was awarded the “Music Video Production Association” Award for 2008 “Music Video Director of the Year”.

Chris Cortez, selected as “The Next Great American Designer” on Tommy Hilfiger’s CBS reality show, The Cut. Currently designs for Hilfiger and Alfonso Felipe. Recently launched the design firm, Cortez Groupe.

Jason Sperling, Creative Director for TBWA/Media Arts Lab in LA, the creative intelligence behind the Mac vs. PC ad campaign.

Alejandro Lalinde, cinematographer of music videos for such talents as Ne-Yo, LL Cool J, Lil Wayne, and Nas, among others.

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