Also known as James Gorman Iron, he is a graduate of Loyola University and has been a New Orleans resident for several decades. His inspiration is derived from his spiritual beliefs, love of New Orleans, and the beauty and grandeur of the French Quarter and Garden District. GENESIS is a series of ten metal arches constructed of square metal tubing. The height of the arches varies from 8 feet to 13 feet, with a total length of 12 feet. The sculpture is lighted and is designed for visitors to walk through and under.