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Field Trip to the NYSM: Finding Spirit in Stone: Henry DiSpirito

Henry DiSpirito immigrated from Italy to Utica, NY in 1921. A stonemason by trade, he dreamed of life as an artist, and soon found his calling in direct stone carving. Learn about how DiSpirito coaxed animals out of stones he found in the Mohawk Valley, how he worked to become a successful artist, and how he used his art to give back to his community.