Amy Friend grew up on the outskirts of Windsor, Ontario. She lived in Toronto for many years, where she studied at OCADU before embarking on intermittent travels through Europe, Morocco, and Cuba.
Amy holds a BFA Honors and BEd degree from York University and an MFA Degree from the University of Windsor.
She has exhibited nationally and internationally with upcoming exhibitions in the 2012 La Mois de La Photo/Off in Paris, France and in Lake Country, British Columbia. Her work has also been featured in select publications such as The Walrus Magazine, enRoute and LENs Magazine (China).