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

Winter 2023

33658PHTG 451ZIntroduction to Digital Photography
30117PHTG 550ZIntermediate Digital Photography
33659PHTG 763ZExploring Visual Expression
37539PHTG 30451ZIntroduction to Digital Photography
37540PHTG 30550ZIntermediate Digital Photography

Fall 2022

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