THE PORTRAIT PROJECT
James Nelson's latest sculptural endeavor is a large scale undertaking known as The Portrait Project, a series of 50 life-size busts in terracotta. This is a new body of work that is meant to develop over the course of the entire project. The individual portraits are meant to reveal an honest aspect of each sitter’s personality. While each portrait represents an individual, the 50 portraits are also meant to work together as one cohesive body of work.