Alabama student creates portrait of Pope Francis from 5,000 nails

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — John Carroll Catholic High School student Nick Bertani crafted a giant art installation for his art class of Pope Francis.

However, it isn’t your average portrait!

Art by Nick Bertani. (Photo courtesy Susan Bertani)
Art by Nick Bertani. (Photo courtesy Susan Bertani)

Bertani carefully placed 5,000 nails, one at a time, on a canvas to form the pope’s face.

Nick’s mother Susan said they donated the art installation to their church where it will soon be on display.

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