Fine Arts

Alumni in the Arts

L.M. Kit Carson ’59 – Screenwriter, script doctor, actor and producer; Film credits include: Texas Chainsaw Massacre; Breathless; Paris, Texas; Running on Empty

John Darrouzet ’64 – Screenwriter and co-producer, The Contract

Bill DeOre ’65 – Award-winning and nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist with The Dallas Morning News (1970-2004); pieces in the Jesuit Dallas Museum collection:

  • She Wants Me, Alumni Art Gallery
  • Out of Africa, Alumni Art Gallery
  • Miss Me?, Alumni Art Gallery
  • Pol Pot Dies of Heart Attack, Alumni Art Gallery
  • Untitled (Nuclear Test), Alumni Art Gallery
  • R.I.P. Seinfeld, Alumni Art Gallery

John Arnone ’66 – Co-Founder, New York's Lion Theatre Company; multi-award winning set designer; 1993 Tony Award for The Who's Tommy

Nic Nicosia '69 - Artist/Photographer

Tom Bernard ’70 – Co-President and Co-Founder of Sony Picture Classics; Films have received over 25 Academy Awards and 140 Academy Award nominations, including three for Best Picture: Howard's End; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; Capote

Bob Stuth Wade ’71 – Artist; pieces in the Jesuit Dallas Museum collection

Chris Donahue ’77 – A Multi-award winning film and television producer; 1998 Academy Award for Visas and Virtues; 2003 Emmy Award for Be Good, Smile Pretty

Scott Carroll ’79 – Sculptor; pieces in the Jesuit Dallas Museum collection:

  • Tao, front wall of Terry Center
  • Pieces of Six, Xavier Mall
  • Lady, currently on loan to Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, AK

David Mansour ’79 – Theatre director

Chris Lattanzio ’81 – Artist/sculptor; pieces in the Jesuit Dallas Museum collection:

  • Mother & Child #2, Alumni Art Gallery
  • Into the Light, Alumni Art Gallery
  • Life Cycles, Xavier Mall (on wall of Athletic Tower)

David Collins ’84 – Artist; pieces in the Jesuit Dallas Museum collection:

  • Navigator, Alumni Art Gallery
  • Man & Woman, Alumni Art Gallery

David Quadrini ’85 – Drawer; piece in the Jesuit Dallas Museum collection:

  • Jacket, main hall crosswalk

Paul Bernard ’86 – Producer, director and assistant director in film and television. Credits include: Interview With a Vampire, Day After Tomorrow, Mission: Impossible, Vanilla Sky, The Patriot, Three Kings and the TNT series Leverage

Becket Cook ’86 – Head of Becket Cook Production Design LLC; production designer, The Wall Group talent agency and The New York Times Magazine

Mike Samonek ’87 – Screenwriter and director best known for No Strings Attached, Table for Three, and Editing Is Everything

Rich Hull ’88 – Producer and actor best known for She's All That, On the Line, Get Over It, and Daddy Day Camp

John Dorsey ’89 – Emmy® and Peabody Award Winning director, producer and Co-Founder of TEN100, an award-winning production company. Dorsey’s past credits include three films for ESPN’s prestigious 30 For 30. His most recent feature documentary, Year Of The Scab, premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.

Brian Beletic ’93 – Director, producer and actor. Co-Founder, SMUGGLER, an award-winning production company; creator of over 450 commercials and music videos, including Nike, Coca Cola, Adidas, Levi's, Samsung, Jordan, Converse and Xbox; Film directing credits include Disney's Untitled Explorers Project and Black Eyed Peas: Behind the Bridge to Elephunk

David Lozano ’93 – Director at Cara Mia Theater and Dallas Theater Center

Hunter Carson ’94 – Film actor and TV producer, originally cast as Bud Bundy in the unaired pilot of Married...with Children; Film credits include: Paris, Texas; Invaders from Mars; and Mr. North

Wyatt Cenac ’94 – Stand-up comedian, actor and writer; correspondent and writer on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and King of the Hill

James Logan ’94 – Actor and stunt performer best known for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Mechanic, Ride Along, and Kill Bill

David Williams ’96 – Artist; art teacher

Mike Hughes ’97 – Executive Producer, Fox Sports; Peabody-Award-winning ESPN 30 for 30 film, Pony Excess

Thad Matula ’97 – Award-winning documentary filmmaker; ESPN 30 for 30 films, Pony Excess and Brian and the Boz

Greg Lyons ’98 – Producer and visual effects artist best known for The Book of Life, The Wild, and Everyone's Hero

Jared Moossy ’98 – Photographer, cinematographer for HBO series Witness; piece in the Jesuit Dallas Museum collection:

  • Old Kabul, Photography Collection

Connor Muldoon ’98 – Potter

Taylor Young ’99 – Singer for the O’s

Ryan Cabrera ’00 – American pop rock singer and musician. Author of Top 10 U.S. single "On the Way Down" and album Take It All Away

Chris Cantwell ’00 – Co-creator, writer and producer for AMC drama Halt and Catch Fire

Michael Carrizales ’00 – Potter

Patrick Burns ’02 – Oscar-nominated producer for Cutie and the Boxer

John Sabine ’03 – Second City

Clayton Colley ’04 – Potter and web designer

Joe Howard ’04 – art & theater teacher; graphic designer

Edgar Cardoze ’05 – Painter; piece in the Jesuit Dallas Museum collection:

  • Jungle Nights, Alumni Art Gallery

Michael Maher ’05 – Co-Founder of award-winning production company, Maher Films; Producer's Choice Award for the short The Big Announcement

Brooks Oliver ’06 – Potter; UNT Ceramics Program coordinator and lecturer
  • Nesting Bowls, Jesuit Dallas Museum Ceramics Collection

Joey Fechtel ’07 – Actor and stunt professional. Credits include: The Devil Walks in Salem and Good Kids/Bad Kids

TJ Maher ’08 – Co-Founder of award-winning production company, Maher Films; Producer's Choice Award for the short The Big Announcement

Chris Patterson ’08 – Theater teacher

Chris Rickard ’08 – Visual effects and lighting artist. Credits include: Pixels, Oblivion, Malificent, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Night at the Museum: Secrets of the Tomb

JoJo Nwoko ’09 – Actor best known for Bundle of Joy and appearance on NCIS: Los Angeles

Ian Stack ’11 – Actor at Dallas Theater Center