A Midwesterner settling in Wichita, KS with her partner in crime and 3 kids, Amanda Pfister earned her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Kansas and a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
She is a visual artist working with photography exploring ideas of place, feminism, community, and social engagement. Her other interests are curating art shows and collaborating with other artists. She founded ICT Soup, a grassroots effort for crowdfunding creative projects through community meals. She was a Community Fellow with Harvester Arts and was a Concept 2020 Focus artist with the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition. Her work is part of private/public collections including the Ulrich Museum of Art.