Miscellaneous Works of Art

Most of my art is created as an integral part of performance. But some pieces stand by themselves, though they sometimes have interactive elements connected with their life, and some are simply difficult to categorize.

gift of seeds by sandy spieler

Gift of Seeds 2007

Three Maple seeds with Illuminated Alphabets and three Figures to honor the incredible Maple Trees for which the library is named, reminding us of the parallel task of Maple Seeds to a Library.

sandy spieler fellowship tree

Fellowship Tree 2012

The past and future meet as a “togethered tree”.

Tarantella by Sandy Spieler

Tarantella (a film) 1993/4

Puppet sequences for the film Tarantella by Helen De Michiel.

Illuminations banners by Sandy Spieler

Illuminations: Sisters in the Service of Love 1998

Banners, Seed Shrines, and sharing of bread, honoring the Sisters of St Joseph of Carondelet, and all who work with love for the world.

age of oil car by Sandy Spieler

The White Car: Museum of the Age of Oil 2004

Bristol, England 2004. This museum for the Age of Oil questions the Oil industry and my personal Oil consumption. It is also a response and honoring of the work of Platform of London, a group of artists investigating the crimes of corporations.

ofrenda by Sandy Spieler

Ofrenda for Farmers 2005

Midtown Farmer’s Market, Minneapolis MN A remembrance for the weekend of Dia de los Muertos honoring farmers all over the world struggling in their work to provide food for us all.

Spirit of Green by Sandy Spieler

Spirit of Green 1999

Originally made for In the Heart of the Beast Theatre’s 25th Mayday Ceremony, this figure now resides in the lobby of the greenway building, 2801 21st Ave. S. Minneapolis.

Lake Street Streetscape Railing by Sandy Spieler

Lake Street Streetscape

Street Banners, sidewalk stamps, and railings announcing “Bloom Lake” – as a location and also as a mantra of beauty. Commissioned by the City of Minneapolis Public Art. 

each day holy flags by sandy spieler

Each Day Holy 2006

San Antonio, Texas. Flags and Banners of the 4 seasons to create special spaces for a onetime Youth Event in San Antonio’s historic district.

Love Makes a Family by Sandy Spieler

Flat Work

Water Shrine by Sandy Spieler

We Bend to the Water: Water Connects the World

Commissioned by The McKnight Foundation · Resides at The McKnight Foundation, 710 2nd St, #400, Mpls. MN · Painted sculpture holding H2O from all over the world, 2003.

Sandy Spieler Mural

Mural for the Water Hub

At the Minnesota State Fair in the Water Hub area of restrooms and drinking fountain in the Eco- Experience Building, St Paul.

spieler water fountain hobt

Drinking Fountain for the Avalon 2008

In the lobby of the Avalon Theatre aka In the Heart of the Beast Theatre.

Water Banners by Sandy Spieler

Water Banners