Alumni in the Arts

The following is a partial list of Lawrenceville Alumni with careers in the arts. If you would like to be included on this list, please email Melina Guarino.

Artists and Photographers

M. Jay Goodkind ʼ45, Photographer, Pennsylvania
Derek Wernher ʼ57, Sculptor, Michigan
Gus Foster ʼ59, Photographer, New Mexico
Cole Carothers ʼ67, Artist, Ohio 

William C. Matthews, Jr. ʼ68, Artist, Colorado
Spelman Evans Downer ʼ73, Artist, Dept. Head of Copper Mountain College, California

Douglas Carver ʼ73, Photographer, Carver Digital, New York

Chris Reed ʼ77, Cartoonist, New Jersey

Jim Toia '80, Artist, Director of Community Based Learning, Lafayette College, New Jersey

  • He is represented in New York City by the Kim Foster Gallery in Chelsea, and the Haines Gallery in San Francisco, CA.

Robert N. Lettieri, Jr. ʼ81 , Photographer, Pennsylvania
Duncan J. Mackenzie ʼ82, Artist, Colorado
Stephen S. Shook ʼ88, Photographer, Pennsylvania
Cinnamon Heathcote Drury ʼ90 , Photographer, London

Jordan B. Kantor ʼ90, Artist and professor, California

Rebecca Blackwell ʼ93, Associated Press photographer, West Africa
Whitney Kreb ʼ95, Artist, South Carolina and Massachusettes

Ted Berglund ʼ96, Artist, Interior Design, New Jersey
Cassie Jones ʼ97, Artist, Maine

  • She is represented by Aucocisco GalleriesPortland, Maine and Coleman Burke Gallery, New York.

Arielle Goldman Hecht ʼ97, New York Yankees photographer, New Jersey

Penelope Malakates ʼ98,  Photographs specialist, New York
Jane Hamill ʼ99Artist, New Jersey

Erin Kornfeld ʼ01, Photographer, New York
Kendall Mills ʼ05, Photographer, New Jersey
Brocq Maxey ʼ09, Photographer, South Africa
Tom Grimes '78, Photographer, Pennington, New Jersey
Sheamus Burns ʼ01, Director of Academic Technology, The Lawrenceville School, New Jersey


Allen Fitzpatrick '73 , Art Department Chair, The Lawrenceville School, New Jersey

Jim Toia '80, Director, Community Based Learning, Lafayette College, Pennsylvania
Jordan Kantor ʼ90, Professor of Fine Arts, California College of the Arts, California

Sarah Hamill ʼ96, Assistant Professor of Art History, Oberlin College, Ohio
Diana Sanderson ʼ01, Art Teacher, Greater Brunswick Charter School, New Jersey
Christopher Berg '70, Professor at the University of South Carolina, concert classical guitarist, composer, and author, South Carolina 

Museum/Gallery Professionals

Gary D. Snyder ʼ74 , Art Dealer, Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York
William F. Rommel ʼ74 , Gallery owner, Arnold Art, Rhode Island
Eric P. Widing ʼ77 , Deputy Chairman, Christies, New York
Holly Shaffer ʼ99 , Asher Family Dissertation Research Fellow at American Institute of Indian Studies
Louise Kiefer ʼ02 , Museum Assistant, Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Jacqueline Thomas ʼ04, Department Manager of Digital Media, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Emma McClendon '05 , Assistant Curator of Costume, The Museum at FIT, New York
Hilary Becker ʼ06 , Assistant Editor, The Frick Collection, New York
Julian Bronner ʼ08 , Contributor to Artforum International Magazine
Elizabeth Denny '02, Gallery Owner, New York
Morgan Albahary '10, Collections Assistant Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, New York
William Carey '01, Director of Membership and Visitor Services, The Barnes Foundation, Pennsylvania
Kathryn Widing '08, Cataloguer, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie's, New York
Reece Mealy '07, Exhibitor Relations Manager, The Armory Show, New York
Stuart Robinson ʼ11, Student, Davidson College, North Carolina


Joseph Castelo ʼ88 , Writer, director, and producer, Coalition Films
  • Best known for his screenplay, The War Within (2005)

Peter Knight ʼ89, Writer and producer, California

Tegan Jones ʼ89, Executive producer, California

  • Toboggan Films, Paris Hill Pictures

Jim Rash ʼ90, Actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter, California
Christian Jones ʼ04, Creative producer, BuzzfeedCalifornia
Lawrence Shu ʼ05, Producer, Ignition Creative, California
Marielle Rousseau ʼ05, Animator and illustrator, New York
Randall Krongard '86, actor and filmmaker, California



Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. ʼ58 , Businessman and collector

John Payson ʼ59, Collector and gallery owner, Midtown Payson Galleries, Florida
William Hunt ʼ64, Collector, curator, consultant, New York

Armond Hill ʼ72, Assistant coach, LA Clippers, California
Glenn Hutchins ʼ73, Businessman and collector


Keeyoon Kang ʼ97, Jewelry designer, Korea
Laetitia Stansfield ʼ00, Jewelry designer, New York
Constance Small ʼ01 Designer, New York
Mary MacGill ʼ06 ,   Jewelry designer, New York
Tiernan Kiefer ʼ07 Jewelry and belt designer, New York


J. Robert Hillier ʼ55, Architect,  Studio Hillier, New Jersey
Darrell Fitzgerald '68, Architect, Fitzgerald Collaborative, GA, TX, FL
Jimme E. Tucker ʼ73, Architect, Tennessee
Wolfram Arendt ʼ89, Architect, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Pennsylvania
Benjamin J. Webb ʼ90, Architect, Philip Ivory Architects, Pennsylvania
Yusuke Okabayashi ʼ92, Architect, New York
William H. Bardel ʼ93, Information design, Luminant Design, New York
Justin D. Weisser ʼ93, Architect and professor, Re:Vision Architecture, Pennsylvania
Alex Martin '05, Graphic design
Avery Willis Hoffman, PhD '94, Senior Project Developer, Ralph Appelbaum Associates, New York
Alex Suh '88, Creative Director, A+B, California


Dierks Bentley '93, country singer 
Merian C. Cooper '11, director, King Kong
Lydia Hearst-Shaw '02, model
Robert Kraft '72, former President and CEO, Fox Music Inc.; founder Kraftbox Entertainment
Huey Lewis '67 (as Hugh Cregg), musician
Adele Myers '88, founder, Adele Myers and Dancers
Paul Moravec, Jr. '75, 2004 Pulitzer Prize in Music, composer
Matthew Prager '85, actor, writer, producer
Jim Rash '90, screenwriter and director, Academy Award winner
Cotter Smith '68, actor
Welly Yang '90, actor
Monica Yunus '95, soprano, Metropolitan Opera