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.


Automata by Cecilia Schiller

Whimsy and Wonder

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.

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Shingle Creek Aeration Project

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.

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Catchin’ a Wave

Can Can Wonderland Artist Designed Mini-Golf opened January 2017 and is ready for action! Fun for kids age 5 to 95. Don’t miss Hole 6, Catchin’ a Wave! designed and built by Cecilia Schiller. And have fun!!!

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