Born: Hancock, Michigan Served in Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) U.S. Army National Guard Gunner, Driver, 2009
From the Artist:
About "War Made A New Me:" I hope to reach new levels with urban art and graffiti. By continuing to try to vent my emotions of war, war injuries, hardship of small towns, alcohol and drug abuse onto canvas, I hope to reach out to those that may be trying to do the same
About the Artist:
Fredianelli served as a driver and gunner with the Michigan National Guard in Afghanistan in 2009, where he and his fellow soldiers looked for roadside bombs. In fall of 2010, he completed a 70-foot outdoor mural that was highlighted in a special exhibit at Finlandia University in his hometown of Hancock, Michigan. Dominic Fredianelli is the subject of the documentary "Where Soldiers Come From." "Where Soldiers Come From" follows Fredianelli and his best friend as they join the National Guard after high school, serve in Afghanistan, and return home to Michigan's Upper Pensinula as veterans at age 23.