Client: Elvis Presley Memorial Foundation
Location: Tupelo, MS, United States
Completion date: 2015
Artwork budget: $200,000
Elvis Presley Memorial Foundation
“Elvis at 13” depicts Elvis Presley leaving Tupelo, MS for Memphis, TN. Elvis “Becoming,” is Elvis as an eleven your old boy, dreaming about his future which is depicted behind him in the Elvis’ classic pose.
In 2000 and again in 2013 I was asked by the Elvis Presley Memorial Foundation to create bronze statues of Elvis Presley at several ages, to be displayed at the grounds of Elvis Presley’s Birthplace in Tupelo, MS.
The “concept” was discussed and several designs were discussed with the committee before settled was on this design.