Visit the studio of a famous local sculptor in Lecce. Experience and enjoy a "brief" course during which you will be able to create a sculpture with the local limestone.
What to Expect
In 2000, this famous artist discovered Lecce limestone and remains fascinated by its features, deciding to select it as the basis for his art.
Since then, his passion for sculpture has risen day by day, until it became a "profession". The sculptor has, then, opened his workshop where he realizes, with the local stones, sculptures, lamps and furniture, both sinuous and captivating. Thanks to the latter he became a worthy representative of Salento handicraft and sculpture.
Visiting his laboratory will be a once in a lifetime experience! You will see how he works the local stone without the use of electrical machinery, as his ancestors did centuries ago in the old artisan shops.
You will be his assistant and you will create a small object of your choice that will remain as a souvenir to take with you.