Arno Rafael Minkkinen
The Roots of the River I, 2008

5 in H x 14 in W
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sheet 11 x 17"; Light Work Fine Print Program
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About the Artist

Arno Rafael Minkkinen

BirthplaceHelsinki, Finland
Cultural HeritageEuropean-American
Light Work RelationshipFine Print Program, 2009


Born in Helsinki, Finland, Minkkinen received a BA in English from Wagner College, and an MFA in Photography from the Rhode Island School of Design. His images have been exhibited worldwide. His exhibition SAGA: The Journey of Arno Rafael Minkkinen: Thirty-five Years of Photographs is currently on tour through Europe, Canada, and the United States. He has won many international awards, and his work is included in over fifty permanent collections, including the Musée d’Art Moderne in Paris, France; the Museum of Fine Arts Boston in Boston, MA; Musée de l’Élysée in LaUnited Statesnne, Switzerland; and Addison Gallery of American Art in Andover, MA, among many others.