Janet Delaney is a photographer and educator based in Berkeley, California.
Her projects have received numerous awards, most notably three National Endowment for the Arts Grants. Her work is in the collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, de Young Museum, Pilara Foundation, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas, the Musée de la Charleroi in Charleroi, Belgium, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, and the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley. She recently published a book of her San Francisco images from the 1980s titled “South of Market” with Mack Books of London, and is now revisiting this district, camera in hand.
Janet Delaney received her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. She has taught photography throughout the Bay Area, and for the past fourteen years she has been an adjunct lecturer in Visual Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.