AMANDA MCCAULEY is a mixed-media artist working with flowers, leaves and other natural materials. She deconstructs natures’ elements and positions them in large presses to reshape and dry. The organic materials are then mounted into imagined forms with each layer hand-colored and poised in thin layers of encaustic wax. Her artwork is described as botanical collage – a fresh, unique and modern look that is changing the face of pressed flowers in the art world.