Cecilia Schiller delights audiences young and old with her engaging and often whimsical interactive mechanical sculptures also called automata. These sculptures have no motors are brought to life when the viewer turns a crank. Ms. Schiller, an accomplished and award winning woodcarver, incorporates hand carved figures and decorative elements into her automata that range in size from intimate tabletop pieces to large-scale public installations.
CURRENT NEWS & PROJECTS
An Exhibition at the American Swedish Institute. August-September, 2018.
This remarkable exhibition featured the engaging and whimsical work of Verne Anderson and Cecilia Schiller, two Twin Cities-based artists whose careers intersect with three-dimensional sculpture, craft and art.
Shingle Creek is on the State of Minnesota’s list of impaired waters since 2004. This project will put Public Art at three designated sites along the creek that will not only add beauty but will aerate and improve water quality as well as raise public awareness about water quality issues. Cecilia Schiller is the selected artist for two of the sites.Read More