These Times
2020 Virtual Members' Exhibition


Amy Benfer

Amy Benfer is a mixed-media artist whose work flows between still two-dimensional works of collage, drawing, and photography, three-dimensional works of artist books and assemblage pieces, with dabbles into moving digital images with audio in installation.


The lotus flower is often a symbol associated with purity, wisdom, self-regeneration and reawakening. Its features draw a parallel for our human experience: even with the darkest of times and emotions during 2020 especially, there is hope for a something beautiful to bloom again.

8" x 9" x 6.5"
Folded paper sculpture, altered book