Art Meripol developed a deep interest in live concert photography while attending college in the early 70's. After college Art worked days as a photojournalist and nights pursuing his love of live music shooting at venues from small clubs to arenas. Art's photos reflect a fan's viewpoint, albeit one with better access, with the goal of creating an iconic image of each artist. Since the late 80's he has worked as a travel photographer, averaging 140 nights a year on the road. His work, from music to travel to politics, has been published in books, newspapers and magazines worldwide.