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Areca Roe

Rosalux Member Since 2015

Areca Roe is an artist based in Mankato and Minneapolis, Minnesota. She works in many media; primarily photography, as well as video, sculpture, and installation. A recurrent theme in her work is the interface between the natural and human domains, particularly our relationships with animals. More recently her work explores how biomes are being affected by climate change, present and future.


Areca received her MFA in Studio Arts, with an emphasis on photography, from University of Minnesota in 2011. She currently teaches photography at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and she has been a member of Rosalux Gallery since 2015. Roe has also received several grants and fellowships in support of her work, including the Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant and the Art(ists) on the Verge Fellowship. Her work has been featured on sites such as Colossal, Slate, National Geographic, Juxtapoz, WIRED, and Fast Company, and in Der Spiegel Wissen and Le Monde Hors Series magazines.

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