Finn Thrane, born 1939, graduated 1971 as M.A. in Danish literature and film science. Taught 1972-85 at the Askov Folk High School, Southern Jutland. Active as a fine art camera artist during the 1970ies and -80ies.
Founding director of Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts, Odense, 1985 – 2007, and founder and co-editor of KATALOG, Journal of Photography 1988 – 2007. Moreover co-working at two artist’s dictionaries, Weilbach and Fogtdal, and the Grand Gyldendal Encyclopedia.
Founder of the Odense Photo Triennial 2000, now FotoTriennale.dk. Today (2012) writer, photography mentor, lecturer, and artistic adviser for the internet gallery PhotoMondo.dk, and – together with Lisbet Marschner – head of JANUS Mikro Folk High School, Kerteminde, Denmark.