Laura Zelaya

Laura Zelaya Laura is an Argentinean automata and kinetic Artist, who grew up in Berlin (Germany). Born into a family of visual artists, her relationship with Art comes since childhood. Back in Argentina she studied Drama and stage design. To create automata is for...

Dug North

Dug North Dug North creates contemporary automata — sculptures made primarily of wood that employ a hand-cranked mechanism to animate a scene or creature. His work centers around themes that are whimsical, historical, and fanciful. Dug particularly enjoys animating...

Neil Hardy

Neil Hardy Neil was originally trained and worked as an architect for 13 years before seeing that Automata was a far more interesting line of work. 2012 will the twentieth year he has been creating models and it still excites him every time a new piece of work is...

John Morgan

John Morgan John Morgan has spent the past 30 years researching kinetic sculpture. Early emulations of folk art whirligigs and animated toys evolved into wall hung motorized electric tableaus and then smaller, hand cranked, automata designed to fit on the corner of an...

Wanda Sowry

Wanda Sowry Wanda designs and makes wooden Automata. She makes a mix of commissioned pieces for big birthdays and anniversaries and pieces for various galleries and exhibitions in the UK. The mechanisms are kept quite simple, and no paint or varnish is used on the...