Preston McCrossen was born in Clyde, MI on Dec. 5, 1894. Formerly of New York, McCrossen was in Taos, NM before moving to Mill Valley, CA in 1927. By 1936 he had moved to Santa Fe, NM where he remained until his demise in September 1981.
Exh: Berkeley League of FA, 1927; San Francisco Art Association, 1927.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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