Alice Elahi studied at the University of Cape Town, the Continental School of Art, under Maurice van Essche, and later the Camberwell College of Arts, London, under Victor Pasmore. She was a prize-winner in the 1968 New Signatures competition and became one of South Africa’s leading landscape artists, focusing on Cape coast seascapes and Namibian desert landscapes, in particular. Her work is included in public and private collections in South Africa and overseas.
Nushin Elahi (2015). Alice Elahi: Landscape through an Artist's Eyes – A Retrospective, catalogue for the exhibition at Pretoria Art Museum, 7 February – 26 April 2015, illustrated in colour on page 30.