Xavier J. Barile
In 1907, he immigrated with his family to Queens. He studied at Cooper Union, and at the Art Students League, where he studied with John Sloan, William de Leftwich Dodge, Louis Mora, and Victor Perard. He was director of the Barile Art School, from 1919 to 1939. He worked for the WPA, with Reginald Marsh on the murals of the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House.