Amy Friend is a Canadian artist predominately working with the medium of photography. Friend has exhibited nationally and internationally at the Gexto Photofestival (Spain), DongGang Photography Museum (South Korea), GuatePhoto (Guatemala), Mosteiro de Tibães at the Encontros Da Imagem (Portugal), Pictura Gallery (Indiana, USA), Rodman Hall (Ontario, Canada), Photoville (New York, USA), Onassis Cultural Center (Greece), and at the Abbaye De Silvacane, La Roque D'Antheron (France).
In 2013, 2014 and 2015 Friend was selected as one of the top 50 photographs in the juried Critical Mass International Photography Competition.
Her work has been featured in publications such as California Sunday Magazine (USA), GUP Magazine (Amsterdam), LUX (Poland), Creative Block, (Chronicle Books), EyeMazing (Thames and Hudson), Dishun Magazine (Thailand), and The Walrus (Canada) and Magenta Flash Forward Emerging Photography Competition (Canada). Recently Friend published the monograph, Stardust with L'artiere Publishing, Italy. She presented her work this November at ParisPhoto with incamera Galerie. She is currently working on a new project that bridges and blends personal archives related to migration with broader perspectives of this experience.
She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Visual Arts at Brock University, Niagara, Canada.