• Jean-Michel Basquiat: musician, poet and groundbreaking Neo-Expressionist and graffiti artist of the late twentieth century
  • George Bellows: Twentieth-century Realist painter
  • William Merritt Chase: American Impressionist painter
  • Vestie Edward Davis: Mid-twentieth-century folk artist who specialized in portraying Coney Island
  • Asher Durand: Hudson River School Painter, one of the founders of National Academy of Design
  • Nathaniel Currier and James Ives: famous publishers of nineteenth-century, picturesque Americana prints
  • Eastman Johnson: Civil War era genre painter whose canvases tell stories of daily life in those turbulent times
  • Emma Stebbins: Designer of Bethesda Fountain in Central Park
  • James Renwick Jr.: Architect of St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Smithsonian Institution Building
  • Jacob Wrey Mould: Architect of Belvedere Castle in Central Park
  • Louis Comfort Tiffany: artist and designer who revolutionized stained glass art