Amy Friend has exhibited her photographs nationally and internationally, including exhibitions at the Galerie Riviere/Faiveley in Paris, France; Houston Center for Photography; Donggang Museum of Photography in South Korea, Getxo Photofestival, Spain and at the Mosteiro de Tibães for the Encontros Da Imagem in Braga, Portugal. In 2013, 2014 and 2015 Friend was selected as one of the top 50 photographs in the juried Critical Mass International Photography Competition. Her monograph Dare alla Luce was published by Photolucida in December 2015.
Friend received a B.F.A. Honours degree and BEd degree from York University, Toronto, and an M.F.A. from the University of Windsor. She is an Assistant Professor in the Fine Arts Department at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario.