Lady Day

This painting was done as a magazine illustration for Toledo magazine. It brings to life a captivating narrative centered around the legendary Billie Holiday, the iconic blues singer. Through the subtle interplay of light and shadow, the painting conveys the emotional depth and raw vulnerability that characterized her performances. It was meant to remind people of the soulful melodies that flowed effortlessly from Holiday's lips, transporting viewers to a bygone era where her voice held the power to heal and move hearts. Used in the magazine article, this painting not only pays tribute to the remarkable legacy of Billie Holiday but also serves as a visual gateway to explore the profound impact she had on the music industry and society as a whole. It invites readers to delve into her life, her struggles, and her triumphs, offering a glimpse into the indomitable spirit of a true musical icon.