Lucilla is a painter and a maker of wooden constructions. Influenced by poetry and the patterns of weather, geology and archaeology in the Scottish landscape she often paints and draws outdoors. Her assemblages are made in the studio. She has sailed to St. Kilda and many of the islands of the West Coast of Scotland. The influence of this can be seen in her use of sea charts, nautical terminology and calibrated measurements.
She has been Artist in Residence at StAnza 2012 and 2013 Scotland's International Poetry Festival.
Lucilla is a council member on Visual Arts Scotland which is a leading artistic body in Scotland.