Local Art, Books & Gifts

Islands Art and Books Store features an extensive collection of works by premier local artists and photographic prints at affordable prices. All Giclee’ prints are of the highest quality using archival inks and the highest quality materials.

The Giclee’ process offers perhaps the highest degree of accuracy and richness of the color palate of all the reproduction techniques available today.

Islands Art and Books Store also offers a selection of books by the area’s best writers and illustrators.

The coastal islands of the area have long been a magnet to artists and writers who discover the beauty and romance of the area and decide to put down roots.

All books, photographic prints, original art works and Giclee’ prints are by artists and writers who live here or write about the area.

Located: In Beach Drive Center at 6885 Beach Drive (Hwy 179) between the islands of Ocean Isle Beach, NC and Sunset Beach, NC. http://islandsartstore.com

You’ll find a wide selection of high quality Giclée Prints by local artists Virginia “Bunny” Lauzon, Miller Pope and renowned nature photographer Ken Buckner. Also romance and mystery novels by writers Jacqueline DeGroot, Tom Rieber and others.

Also books on area history like:

Sunset Beach – A History – A full history of Sunset Beach NC with stories from many of the “old timers” who were eye witnesses to events. Some are funny, some are shocking – all are fascinating. No true Sunset Beach Lover should be without this book!

The History of Ocean Isle Beach – A 130 page, hardbound, full color, 8.5 x 11 inch pictorial and narrative history of the Ocean Isle Beach area. It is professionally edited by an Internationally-acclaimed publisher.

Tales of the Silver Coast – A Secret History Of Brunswick County – From the earliest days of European exploration to the golf courses and beach resorts in this fascinating and fast-growing region, Brunswick County has attracted settlers, invaders, and visitors of all descriptions.