Sten Comin’ True
Global - “STEN COMIN’ TRUE” is an appreciation of a miniscule part of the oeuvre of an artist working six decades on channeling deep truths about the Caribbean psyche with compelling imagery and colour vibrations.
She self-describes, not with multiple pronouns, but with three multiple nations to which she feels bound. Lilian Sten-Nicholson is Trinidadian by temperament, Bajan by choice and Swedish by birth. Her work resonates with us deeply. With her predictions an’ all, STEN COMIN’ TRUE!
For sixty years
Caribbean life, including Carnival and Steelpan, has been
impacting the life of Lilian Sten-Nicholson. This short video
highlights just a few of her many impressions in oil on canvas,
including steelpan, set to clips of classic Panorama
*** Lilian Sten Nicholson was born in Sweden but spent most of her life throughout the Caribbean from as early as 1965. Not only has she travelled extensively but so too has her work as seen throughout the USA, Europe and the Caribbean. Her studies were comprehensively executed as she studied painting at St. Martins School of Art in London, UK, Hovedskou School of Art in Gothenburg, Sweden, Chong’s School of Chinese painting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Archeology and Social Anthropology at Gothenburg University.