Sculpting and Painting
Frede Troelsen (Denmark) always worked in granite. But he fell in love with the marble of Vila Viçosa. At the end of his residency he shipped a block of 3 tons to Denmark.
Dragan Voidovic (Serbia) made floor mosaics. This one was exhibited on a square in Évora.
Caroline Wenning (USA) made her impressions of a quarry
Taryn Cassella (USA) was highly ambitious in her first experience with marble sculpting:
Julia Malle (Austria) painted red lines on marble blocks.
Christine Laethem (Northern Ireland) used shards of marble for lithographs and installations.
Istvan Covacs (Hungary) used marble dust for small installations.
Daniel Greenfield-Campoverde (Brazil, USA) made ink drawings on a mosaic of slabs.
Annemie Bogaerts (Belgium, living in Holland) used marble dust for her floor mosaics. In one case she co-operated with Merel Holleboom (Holland).
Jonathan Roson (Australia, currently living and working in London) made a marble pillow. See his own page on this website for more of his work.
Jacobien de Rooij (Holland) made an x-large sized pastel crayon drawing (5x2 m) of a waste pile. It was exhibited in Évora and Estremoz.
Igor Reinhart (Switzerland) came several times to work with Estremoz marble.
Adriana Araujo (Brazil) left a trace of her presence on a dump place for marble In the scope of her PhD thesis on artistic interventions.
Luis Corchon (Argentina) exhibited a 7 meters long painting in the abandoned marble quarry of Estremoz.
Stella Walley (UK) used mabrle dust to give a cork oak a new skin.