Janet Delaney is a photographer and educator based in Berkeley, California. She received her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1981. Delaney has received three National Endowment for the Arts Grants and the Phelan Award. Her photographs are in collections such as the San Francisco Museum of Art, the de Young Museum, and the Pilara Foundation among others. Her work has been shown both nationally and internationally. In 2013 She published South of Market with Mack of London. This series was exhibited in a one-person show at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, in 2015. Delaney held the position of adjunct lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley for over 10 years and has taught in the undergraduate and graduate programs at the San Francisco Art Institute.