APPEARANCE won the 1st place in PCNW 21st Juried Photography Exhibition

Juror: Sandra Philips, curator emeritus, SFMOMA
Photographic Center Northwest, Seatle, WA
March 24 – June 11, 2017


Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA
October 22 – December 5, 2015

July 23 – August 22, 2015
SF Camerawork Annual Juried Exhibition
in collaboration with LensCulture and Daylighted

March 5 – 28, 2015
3@6×6 face/people/action
Michael Jang, Hiroyo Kaneko, John Harding
Three person show that I curated is now up at PHOTO in Oakland with 2 other great photographers, John Harding and Michal Jang.
I will have a conversation with Ann Jastrab, gallery director, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco at the closing reception on the 28th.

MIchael Jang

MIchael Jang

Hiroyo Kaneko, 3@6x6

Hiroyo Kaneko

John Harding

John Harding


June, 2014
I just received a copy of this interesting photo book 「この写真がすごい2」- 70 Photographs, in which one of my photographs from Sentimental Education is featured. The book is edited by renowned writer and photo critic, Akiko Otake along with her short but uniquely pointed essay for each image.


May, 2014
Here is a copy of the beautiful catalog from Local Treasures: Bay Area Photography, available at the Berkeley Art Center.


March 15 – May 11, 2014
I am participated in a group show at the Berkeley Art Center, Local Treasures: Bay Area Photography with 5 other great photographers in the Bay Area. The exhibition is curated by Anne Veh.



November, 2013
My work Appearance is featured in a Japanese social science journal, 「世界 」(World), November issue.




June 3 – 30, 2013
Hiroyo Kaneko Solo Show
Comes to the Light
Monday to Friday 12:00-7:00 Sunday Closed
Reception:6/7 (Fri.) 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Gallery Talk:6/22 (Sat.) 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Yukari Kawaguchi, a former committee member of the Cultural Affair Department, Asahi Shimbun

Art Gallery Ishi
東京都中央区銀座1-9-8 奥野ビル206号
1-9-8 Okuno Bld. #206 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
tel: 03-3561-6565 / 080-5506-6565


October 11, 2012

I was selected for one of 5 winners of the 2012 Photography Portfolio Competition organized by The Women’s Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

The competition was conceived to draw attention to photography’s significance as a contemporary art form, and to broaden and build the Museum’s already extensive photography collection. The competition received over 500 entries from established and emerging artists from all over the world. Three jurors: Peter Barberie, The Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Vince Aletti, Photography Critic; and Andrea Modica, noted photographer.selected six winning artists for the portfolio, along with one Curator’s Choice winner whose print is sold individually.

Harvest #13, 2010, Hiroyo Kaneko

Harvest #13, 2010


April 12th – May 4th, 2012
Unfolding Lives in Tohoku
Rayko Photo Center
428 Third Street San Francisco, CA 94107
Tel: 415-495-3773 Email:
Artist Reception: Thursday April 12, 6 – 8 pm



21. 7. – 14. 8. 2011
Fukushima – Opening Doors with Compassion
Vernissage 20. Juli 2011 / 19 h 30
Lutherkirche, Sudstadt Martin-Luther-Platz, Cologne, Germany

From the series California Project after Fukushima

5/20 – 7/16
Opening: 20.5.2011, Friday, 19-21PM
Murata & Friends
Rosenthaler Str.39, 10178 Berlin
tel/fax 0049.30.280 990 71

A Solar Power Plant in the Mojave Desert, California, 3/21/2011, From the series California Project after Fukushima

50 EYES: Japan 2011
Save Japan Photo Cards Project
The postcards will be sold in Tokyo, New York, Beijin and London

Harvest #28

4/28 – 4/30/2011
Bay Area Aritsts for Japan
Opening Reception: April 28 (Thu), 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Gallery Hours: April 29 (Fri) 30 (Sat), 11:00AM – 5:00PM
Location: Mina Dresden Gallery, 312 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA

Harvest #24

4/23 – 5/3/2011
Socio Arte Kobe 2011
3F, 2-1-3, Sakaemachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe JAPAN 650-0023
TEL&FAX +81-78-393-0810

Harvest #74

My new series, Appearance is featured in a
Japanese Photo Magazine, Asahi
, February issue 2011.


12/10/2010 – 1/16/2011
I am participated in this interesting group show “THINGS ARE EXPANDING”
at Swarm Gallery in Oakland, CA.