Harri Kallio is an American photography and sculpture artist, originally from Finland (b.1970). He spends most of his time in in New York City, where he has been living and working since 2001. Harri Kallio received an MFA from the University of Art and Design, Helsinki, in 2002.
Since 2000 Kallio has had six solo exhibitions and numerous group showings. His work has been featured at the Aperture Gallery, George Eastman House exhibition “Why Look at Animals” (2006), the International Center of Photography’s “Ecotopia: The Second ICP Triennial of photography and Video”, FotoFest 2006, Houston, Texas, Columbus Museum of Art (2007) and Bonni Benrubi Gallery, NYC (2006). His first monograph “The Dodo and Mauritius Island, Imaginary Encounters” was published in 2004 and won the The European Publisher’s Award for Photography. His work was also included in the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, “Photography and Engineering 1846-2006” exhibition in Lisbon, Portugal and Bozar, Brussels, Belgium.
His work has appeared in numerous international magazines and publications including the New York times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Financial Times, The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, Aperture Magazine, Lapham's Quarterly, Citizen K, Le Monde2, El Pais Semanal (Spain), Universum Magazin (Austria), DPI Magazine (Taiwan), Falter Magazine (UK), "Photography”, (South Korea) and GEO (Italy). Kallio’s work was also featured in French TV “Thalassa”, in a show about Paleontogical mysteries.
Kallio is the recipient of numerous grants including Finnish Arts Council and Finnish Cultural Foundation grants and the FotoFinlandia Prize Helsinki, Finland (2006). In 2007 he was awarded the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation Residency. Kallio’s work continues to be exhibited around the world. The latest exhibition including Kallio’s work was the "World Water Forum 2015", in South Korea- Seoul.