The MacDowell Colony 

The Artists

Gregorio Prestopino
1907 - 1984

Additional Links:

  Ufemizm Records

Works Online:

Newspapers, 1948

Brooks Falls, Harrisville, 1974

  Birch Brook

Born in the Little Italy section of New York City, Gregorio Prestopino attended the National Academy of Design at the age of 14. He was influenced by the Ashcan Artists and much of his work focuses on urban life.  Prestopino summered at the MacDowell Colony in 1934 and  became its director in 1954.
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