Commission painting for the American singer, songwriter, actress and model Syesha Mercado. She was second runner-up (“the last lady standing”) on the seventh season of American Idol.
She was also part of the Broadway Show called “Once on this Island”.
Once on This Island is a one-act musical with a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty. Based on the 1985 novel My Love, My Love; or, The Peasant Girl by Rosa Guy, set in the FrenchAntilles in the Caribbean Sea. The show also includes elements of the Romeo and Juliet story. The story concerns a peasant girl on a tropical island, who uses the power of love to bring together people of different social classes.
Close-up of Commision Piece.