Yale school of fine art


One of 12 schools within Yale University in New Haven Connecticut, it grants Masters of Fine Arts Degrees to students of graphic design, painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture. The school dates to the Trumbull Gallery of 1832, founded by Colonel John Trumbull (1756-1843), early American artist. In 1869, the school opened with its current name, and was the first art school in America affiliated with a University. Among its alumnae are Jennifer Bartlett, Vija Celmins, Chuck Close, Eva Hesse, Brice Marden and Reginald Marsh. Sources: Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yale_School_of_Art; AskART biographies