Arno Rafael Minkkinen Catalogue
Arno Rafael Minkkinen
Chronology
1973-1974
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island. Graduate Teaching Assistant.
 
1974-1976
University of Art & Design, Helsinki, Finland. Visiting Assistant and Associate Professor. (also 1984-1986)
 
1975-1976
Lahti Institute of Design, Lahti, Finland. Visiting Professor. (also 1984-1986; 1991 to the Present)
 
1977-1981
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Assistant Professor.
 
1981-1982
Philadelphia College of Art (University of the Arts), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Visiting Artist.
 
1987-1993
University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts. Associate Professor of Art (Tenured in 1990).
 
1991
National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship.
 
1991-Present
University of Art & Design, Helsinki, Finland. Visiting Professor & tenured Docent.
 
1992
Knighted by Finnish Government. Order of the Lion First Class.
 
1993-Present
University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts. Tenured Full Professor of Art.
 
1995-2005
École d’Arts Appliqués, Vevey, Switzerland. Visiting Artist.
 
1996
Scritture d'Acqua Prize (given in Literature, Art, & Science), Italy.
 
1998
President of the Jury, Images ‘98, Vevey, Switzerland.
 
1999-Present
Maine Media College, Rockport, Maine (Rockport College). Graduate Faculty.
 
2000-Present
Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, Massachusetts. Guest lecturer.
 
2006
Lianzhou International Photo Festival Special Jury Prize for SAGA, Lianzhou, China.
 
Finnish State Art Prize in Photography.
 
Finnish Photographic Arts Council Book Grant.
 
2008
Finnish Film Foundation grant for re-edit of Still Not There.
 
2009
The Finest Finnish Books of the Year [Suomen Kaunein Kirjat] 2008 for Homework: The Finnish Photographs of Arno Rafael Minkkinen.
 
Alfred Kordelin Grant. Helsinki, Finland.
 
2010
Finnish Film Foundation Grant for The Rain House Screenplay.
 
Student Government Association Teaching Award Nomination, UMass Lowell. Lowell, Massachusetts.
 
2011
Workshop 4: Who else am I, ISSP, International Summer School of Photography. Kuldîga, Latvia. August 6-14, 2011.
 
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