The hours for this active studio may be unreliable, but it's worth a couple of visits to catch head artist Winston as he works. If he is present and creating art, the venue is open and you are welcome to visit. This location functions as a gallery, and the art on display is also for sale.
The artwork produced here consists almost exclusively of wooden masks, which are designed, carved, decorated, and painted according to Caribbean traditions. The work here is meant to be decorative, but it is also created with spiritual importance and otherworldly concerns in mind. Colors are bright, joyful, and bold while also retaining an air of gravitas and ancient wisdom.
The Maria Islands Nature Reserve is situated on two small islands off the southeastern coast of St.... Read more