Liz Helfer

Liz Helfer grew up in New Durham and attended the Wolfeboro public schools from nursery school at the train station through graduation at Kingswood Regional High School. Liz pursued sculpture and received her BFA from Alfred University in 2010. Liz Helfer Studios is located in Waltham, MA, where she creates metal and mixed media sculpture. In addition to creating commissioned work, she is the Coordinator of Hatch Makerspace run by the Watertown Free Public Library, a public workshop dedicated to bringing tools and knowledge to makers in the greater Boston area. In conjunction with her love of new technologies for making, she holds a firm belief in the relevance of historical innovation and has served on the steering committees for conferences on cast iron art and on the boards for several arts nonprofits. To learn about available sculptures or how to commission a sculpture, please contact Liz at:


Elemental Thread – Cast Iron and Flocking 4x4x3″ 2015

Blinkah – Windshields, Spectra Fiber, Marine Adhesive   204″x 78″x 24″   2015

Lunar Etching (detail)

Lunar Etching –  Cast Iron and Granite  15’x17’x6’  2014  Created in collaboration with artist Ben Foley.