Kevin Friend

Kevin Friend



I was born and raised in Akron. I moved to Chicago in 1988 and lived near Wrigley Field for about 23 years. I moved back to Akron in 2011. For my job I was able to travel to all parts of the United States. As part of those travels I had the opportunity to walk 100s of miles in and around the cities I visited. As I walk I capture images that most people do not see or pay attention too. I then manipulate and combine these images into an imaginary graffiti mural collage.
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