Catarina Villamariz is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Conservation and Restoration (FCT NOVA) and Researcher at the VICARTE Research Unit. She holds a PhD in History of the Art with a thesis entitled Religious Gothic Architecture in Portugal in the Fourteenth Century: the Time of Experimentalisms and a line of investigation with a particular focus in the area of religious architecture. More recently, her interests also include research in the study of glass and its respective iconography in the Medieval and Modern Ages, namely in stained glass. Presently developing a project focusing on glass for medicinal use that will encompass the study of selected pieces, as well as their insertion in a multidisciplinary framework.

Representative works:

C. Villamariz, C. Joanaz de Melo, T. Casimiro, P. Urbano (2020). Como Fénix Renascida, Matas, Bosques e Arvoredos (séculos XVI-XX). Representações, Gestão, Fruição, Edições Colibri. ISBN 978-989-689-946-2 [no prelo – Dezembro]

C. Villamariz (2017). The impact of Franciscan Architecture in the Mediterranean context: singularities of the Portuguese case, Selected Proceedings from the First International Conference on Franciscan Studies: “The World of St. Francis” (July 16-20, 2015), Bradley R. Franco and Beth A. Mulvaney, eds., Siena, Betti Editrice , pp. 125-132, ISBN: 978-88-7576-506-4.

C. Villamariz (2017). Femina et Templo: o Papel das Mulheres no Desenvolvimento da Arquitectura Religiosa dos Séculos XIII e XIV em Portugal”, en Silvia Cernadas Martínez y Miguel García-Fernández (coords.), Reinas e Infantas en los Reinos Medievales Ibéricos. Contribuciones para su estudio, Servizo de Publicacións da Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, colección “Cursos e Congresos”, pp. 203-220, ISBN: 978-84-16533-89-3.

C. Villamariz, M. Vilarigues, R. Wiley, A. Lima (2011). Characterization of an ovoid glass object with Anthropomorphic Reliefs, in GLASSAC11 – Glass Science in Art and Conservation: Innovative Technologies in Glass Art, Design and Conservation from the 19th to the 21st Century- the Role of the Sciences, Wurzburg Fraunhofer-Institut Fur Silicatforschung ISC (Editor), Wertheim-Bronnbach Internationales ZentrumFur Kulturguterschutz Und KonservierungsforschungIZKK (Editor).

Member of the Scientific Comittee of the Workshop AZLAB#52 ESPECIAL | INVESTIGAÇÃO EM AZULEJO, 13 de Novembro de 2019, Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Lisboa.