About Me


Hiroyo Kaneko is a photographer currently based in Oakland, CA. She was born in Aomori, Japan, received her M.F.A. from the SF Art Institute and a B.A. in French Literature from Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo. Her work has been exhibited extensively in the U.S. and Japan at spaces including the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo and the San Francisco MoMA. Kaneko is a recipient of the Santa Fe Prize for Photography 2009 and winner of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Photography Portfolio Competition 2012.

Classes I Teach

Fall 2022

02056PHTG 102YBasic Photography
27021PHTG 201Intermediate Photography
27023PHTG 301Advanced Photography
27025PHTG 5401Experimental Photography
26532PHTG 30102YBasic Photography
27030PHTG 30301.Advanced Photography

Summer 2022

13147PHTG 101YBasic Photography
13434PHTG 30101YBasic Photography

Faculty Info

Hiroyo Kaneko

Hiroyo Kaneko
Part-Time Faculty





  • MFA, Photography, San Francisco Art Institute
  • BA, French Literature, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo

Office Hours

Spring Quarter 2018

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