Cetta Pilati

Cetta Pilati is a graduate of RMIT University, graduating with a B. Fine Arts (Sculpture major) in 1992 and since 2016 continues to complete an Engineering (Fabrication) Cert IV at Melbourne Polytechnic, extending her knowledge and techniques with metal. ​Her art practice is characterised by a fusion of diverse mediums, marble mosaic and steel, linked through the process of using traditional labouring techniques resulting in timeless contemporary works of art. ​


Cetta is committed to producing high-quality commissions, designing one-off artworks respectively for her client’s requirements. Artwork sizes range from large-scale to an intimate small-scale. Each piece achieved through meticulous attention to detail, quality and artistry. ​


Her Melbourne based studio encompasses creating artworks for sale/exhibitions, creating commissions, conducting workshops and housing a bespoke natural stone tesserae store catering mosaic enthusiasts throughout Australia & New Zealand.


Finalist/Selected Exhibitions

2021   Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition (F)

2019   Montalto Sculpture Prize (F)

2017   Gippsland Art Prize (F)

2017   Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition (F)

2016   Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition (F)

2015   Andamento, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre (S)

Invitation and Group Exhibitions


2018 Contemporary Sculptors Association Bonanza – West End Art Space Exhibition
2017 MAANZ National Exhibition Hobart (sculpture)  – third prize
2017 Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron Easter Art Show – best sculpture
2016 Assoc. Sculptures Victoria MIGFS Sculpture Walk (formed) – 2nd Prize
2015 MAANZ National Exhibition Sydney (sculpture) – 1st prize


Residencies and Commissions

2018 Echo of the Earth, Private Residence Richmond VIC

Honeysuckle seat base, Private Residence, Northcote VIC

LUV-A-DUCK company logo Port Melbourne VIC

2016-17 Marcellin College, The Three Violets, Bulleen VIC
2016 Bean Logo, Ricci Method Roasting Lab, Westgarth VIC
2014 St Kevin, St Kevin’s College, Toorak VIC

143, Private Residence, Camberwell VIC

St Anthony’s PS, Nan’ Garden Mosaic Mural with Years 3 & 4, Alphington VIC

2012 Swaying Leaves, Private Residence Fairfield VIC

Abstract Bamboo #1 & #2, Private Residence Alphington VIC

Select Media and Bibliography


NoHeDaily local people Profile, by Stephanie Mayne

MOSAIQUE magazine (Paris) Issue Jan 2016 – n. 11 (pages 74-82)

RAI TV – Interview with Cetta Pilati Scultrice (aired Melbourne 10/2/16 & in Italy 1/3/16 on RAI 3)

2012 – 2015 Various article write-ups – Northcote Leader Newspaper

Public Speaking/Presentations

2017  Speaker MAANZ National Symposium, Hobart, Australia
2015 MAANZ Symposium, Pop-up Presentation, St Kevin’s commission, Sydney, Australia
2014 Presenter, University of Sydney (Sancta Sophia College), unveiling & relocation of 1984 Blake Prize winner, Sydney, Australia

Mosaic School of Sydney, visiting artist, Sydney, Australia

2013 Presentation on current marble mosaic works & Maery Gabriel, South Australia

Speaker, MAANZ National Symposium, Melbourne, Australia

Keynote Speaker, Association of Sculptors Victoria, Melbourne, Australia


Collections          Private Collections Australia, London, Italy & Indonesia