Alcina Nolley – Saint Lucian artist
Alcina says she’s been painting and making jewelry since she can remember. In 1994 she started creating digital art using painting software and now, using her iPad, often paints outdoors, enjoying the beauty of Saint Lucia.
After living in Saint Lucia for 27 years, Alcina says, “I thoroughly enjoy the people and places here. Such wonderful subject matter, everywhere. I am proud of my St. Lucian heritage.” and we think her love of Saint Lucia shines through in her art and jewelry!
She grew up in the US where she studied art at college and began her career as an artist and teacher, but in 1981, Alcina and her husband came to Saint Lucia to visit her father and decided that this was a perfect place to retire. They moved here in 1992, designed and built their own house; she says, “So here I am, creating in Paradise.”
A piece of paradise
Asked about what she wants to give people who buy her work, Alcina doesn’t hesitate: “I provide people who have experienced a wonderful visit to St. Lucia with something that embodies the essence of St. Lucia – the colours, the culture and life, represented in authentic local paintings and jewelry.”
Alcina paints in oils as well as with a digital brush and creates fine jewelry in precious metals including sterling and fine silver, enamel, stones and polymer clay. Her work can be found at Island Mix or you can visit her studio by appointment. And don’t worry, if you’ve left the island already, just order online! (link below)
Bespoke gifts to last a lifetime
Alcina also accepts bespoke commissions and we believe her art and jewelry make superb choices whether to spoil yourself, or to commemorate life events—weddings, anniversaries, any special moments and milestones.
Are you an artist? Let’s find out!
If you are one of the growing numbers of people who love learning, then ask Alcina about a class – painting in digital media or with oils; metal clay or other jewelry techniques. With this type of response from previous students, you can’t go wrong!
“Alcina, you are a wonderful teacher! So calm so patient. You were wonderful. Thank you for all the information you gave us, it was extremely valuable and you are very generous!! I look forward to seeing you again soon.”
Barbara, My island girl.
Go on, treat yourself…
- Alcina Nolley – Artist
- 1 758 486 0554 / 453 2338
How to get there
You must contact Alcina before going as she is not open to drop-ins!
Leaving Castries along the Millenium Highway, exit to the right just before the second tunnel (https://w3w.co/yoyo.rink.containment). Follow the road- be careful, it’s narrow. You’ll go over a speedbump then come to a 4-way junction, go straight across and up the hill. At the crest of the hill you continue straight down and the road curves to the left. At this point you will see the sea to your right. Continue on until you come to a junction with a road on the right. Take the right hand road and Alcina is the first driveway on the left.
Click on this What3Words address to be taken straight to the exact spot on the map: https://w3w.co/videos.trotted.giraffe
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- Original artworks in oil
- Prints on canvas
- Original design jewelry in precious metal clays
- Wedding rings, anniversary and special occasion
- Bespoke commissions accepted
- Studio visits welcome (by appointment only)
- Classes available by special arrangement
Nathaniel Powell says
Could make a anklet adustable size with pink stones alittle gold island shaped like Jamaica and one of st lucia that is attached to it hang low