Stephen Parlato

Stephen Parlato was born in 1954 in Levittown, New York. He graduated from the Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture in 1976. He was awarded a scholarship to the Maryland Institute's Hoffberger School of Graduate Painting, studying under renowned painter, Grace Hartigan. He is the subject of a documentary film by well-known filmmaker Exul Van Helden. He has been interviewed by Oprah Winfrey for his unique teaching methods with specially gifted inner city high school students and has been...See more