Elvira Wersche

Elvira Wersche (photo: Jan Sprij)

Elvira Wersche

Elvira Wersche (DE/NL) is a visual and installation artist.

Elvira Wersche studied at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Braunschweig and Kassel, Germany. She has been active as an artist in the Netherlands since 1975 and gained international acclaim with her installations, paintings, and performance mixed media.

Since 2003, Elvira has been making geometric sand art, and she is now known especially for these sand installations in which she uses sands from all over the world to make mandala-like, intricate mosaics floor patterns.


Together with Horst Rickels, she presented the installation/performance Godenschemering Nr. 2 at V2 in 1985.

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