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Frank Mervyn James

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Frank M. James was born on the island of Trinidad and migrated to the United States 36 years ago. He is a master craftsman and artisan of the most unusual kind. Enter his artistic world and become acquainted with the most unique forms of realistic miniature buildings which will evoke the deepest spiritual and historical concerns. Mr. James' works have been prominently featured on television specials and unlimited newspaper articles over the past 25 years. His work has fascinated even the most established contemporary artisan with the effectiveness of his realism and his unique sense of detail.

Mr. James has tremendous knowledge in the field of construction engineering. He is an accomplished carpenter, cabinet maker, electrician, plumber, tinsmith, goldsmith, welder, radio and television technician, draftsman, architect and inventor. On several occasions Mr. James has been asked why he chose the art profession and particularly an art form which is so time-consuming and requires such incredible patience. In the space of just 15 years, Mr. James has documented over 30,000 man-hours to the research and creation of his masterpieces.

In summary, Mr. James states, “As in art so is it also in one's daily life….an individual, a group or nation must continually strive for excellence in all which he or she sets out to accomplish. With the necessary tool of patience, sacrifice, determination and changing the negative word of I can’t to