The art piece "Prince of Peace" was painted by child artist Akiane Kramarik. Kramarik painted the piece at the age of 8 without any professional training.
Kramarik, born in 1994 in Illinois, produced her first drawings at the age of 4 and began painting at age 6. She sold her first self-portrait for $10,000. She additionally began writing poetry at the age of 7. Her works number over 200 art pieces and 800 works of literature, including two published books, as of 2015.
She appeared on major talk shows following her discovery, including "The Opera Winfrey Show," "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and "The Katie Couric Show."