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Rodney Arroyo
Macomb, MI

About the Artist

Rod Arroyo is a photographer and city planner based in Detroit, Michigan. His photographs have appeared in the documentary film Lemonade: Detroit, Hour Magazine, the Detroit Artists Market, Kresge Foundation, numerous local shows, and eight books of city photography. In fall 2018, his photographs of Detroit will be featured in "A History Lover's Guide to Detroit," published by History Press.

Rod has been photographing iconic and historical locations in the city of Detroit for about ten years. His photographs are inspired by his love of Detroit, the city's history, and by Rod's personal …

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About the Artist

Rod Arroyo is a photographer and city planner based in Detroit, Michigan. His photographs have appeared in the documentary film Lemonade: Detroit, Hour Magazine, the Detroit Artists Market, Kresge Foundation, numerous local shows, and eight books of city photography. In fall 2018, his photographs of Detroit will be featured in "A History Lover’s Guide to Detroit," published by History Press.

Rod has been photographing iconic and historical locations in the city of Detroit for about ten years. His photographs are inspired by his love of Detroit, the city’s history, and by Rod’s personal and professional background. Rod has run much of the city by foot and bicycle as part of the Detroit Marathon and the Tour De Troit, respectively. He has also explored the city by foot as part of his city and portrait photography studies. A principal goal of his work is to capture meaningful images of the incredible beauty found in urban settings.

His city photographs are found at www.CityPhotosAndBooks.com and
his portrait work is at www.PortraitsByRod.com.

Artist’s Work

Fog lifting detroit
Rodney arroyo

Fog Lifting | Detroit

By Rodney Arroyo

The fist a monument to joe louis detroit
Rodney arroyo

Strength and Power | Detroit

By Rodney Arroyo

Detroit riverfront sunset
Rodney arroyo

Detroit Riverfront Sunset

By Rodney Arroyo

Hart plaza detroit
Rodney arroyo

Hart Plaza | Detroit

By Rodney Arroyo

Detroit skyline nw
Rodney arroyo

Detroit Skyline NW

By Rodney Arroyo

Detroit skyline south
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Detroit Skyline South

By Rodney Arroyo

Spirit detroit
Rodney arroyo

Spirit | Detroit

By Rodney Arroyo

Detroit public library strohm hall entry
Rodney arroyo

Detroit Public Library - Strohm Hall Entry

By Rodney Arroyo

Guardian building interior detroit
Rodney arroyo

Guardian Building Interior | Detroit

By Rodney Arroyo

Detroit skyline southeast
Rodney arroyo

Detroit Skyline Southeast

By Rodney Arroyo

David whitney building atrium detroit
Rodney arroyo

David Whitney Building Atrium | Detroit

By Rodney Arroyo

Chrysler house dime building detroit
Rodney arroyo

Chrysler House (Dime Building) | Detroit

By Rodney Arroyo

Belle isle conservatory
Rodney arroyo

Belle Isle Conservatory

By Rodney Arroyo

Belle isle bridge in winter detroit
Rodney arroyo

Belle Isle Bridge in Winter | Detroit

By Rodney Arroyo

Belle isle aquarium detroit
Rodney arroyo

Belle Isle Aquarium | Detroit

By Rodney Arroyo

Selected Exhibitions

  • Detroit Artists Market
    Detroit, Michigan,

Education

  • Georgia Tech, MCP
    Atlanta 
  • University of South Florida, BA
    Tampa