James Ferrari, also known as Ferrari The Artist expresses himself through his passion for Ferrari cars and his love for metal working. He breaths new life into unusable Ferrari car parts. Ferrari was born in Bronxville, New York. His Italian roots started with his great, great, great grandfather, Allesandro Ferrari ( 1845) who owned a farm in Parma, Italy. His great, great grandparents Domenic and Angelica moved to America in 1898. His passion to become a metal sculptor was ignited during his last semester at Florida State University while finishing his Studio Arts Degree. In 1993, FSU purchased one of Ferrari's very first sculptures, a large steel torso titled, "Victory" for a public art piece for the Bobby E. Leach Center. Ferrari's sculptures have been given recognition and exhibition with the New York Sculpture Society, Cavallino, The Connor Group, Florida State University, Pebble Beach Concours d' Elegance and The Automobile Fine Arts Society.