Arend Thibodeau's photography background consists of twenty-five years of field work resulting in multiple publications across various disciplines. As an artist, Arend has been drawn to urban exploration for over a decade, and his abandonment imagery has been in gallery shows throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. As a writer, he has published works of non-fiction and poetry. He is also a member of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor society. Arend has also been a registered Maine Guide for more than twenty years, and he enjoys exploring while introducing others to the diversity and wilderness of Maine.