Having been born and raised in Cleveland, I feel a profound sense of attachment to the decaying industrial infrastructure that is my hometown. There's a beauty to the hulking factories being taken back to nature, a sort of cleansing as Cleveland transforms itself into the technological and medical stronghold it's quickly becoming. I feel I need to document these things before they're all gone; it seems that every week there are significant changes, and it's a race against time to chronicle all of it.
I've also started traveling to other states to get a feel for this beautiful country; it's amazing to see the different architecture, landscapes, and people, and the diversity is mind-boggling. Those adventures are also here for you to see.
I hope you enjoy my work, as I've truly enjoyed sharing it with you!
Lindy Grasser joined Fine Art America on January 17th, 2012.