Featured Artist: Nancy Cole Auguste

 

 

 

   

 

Nancy Cole-Auguste born on Vashon Island near Seattle Washington, moved to St. Lucia In 1981 as a Baha’i Pioneer and artist. She was married to Moses Auguste in 1989 and they have two children. She and her sister Janet started drawing and painting in early childhood taking after their mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who were painters of fine art and their mother a folk artist. Nancy has a body of work depicting local life from 1982 onward.  Some of her most famous paintings are in The St. Lucia National Trust permanent collection on Pigeon Island. These paintings of life in the Island will form a book of her work with stories accompanying each painting. Nancy also paints from dreams and visions of a spiritual and mystical nature and is planning a second book of 38 paintings of that body of work.  She continues to paint at her home in Trouya, St. Lucia.