Janet Delaney with Introductory Presentation By Paccarik Orue
APRIL 8th, 2016 LECTURE – 7:30pm
Location: San Francisco Art Institute Lecture Hall
800 Chestnut Street (at Jones Street)
Tickets available at the door or online Suggested Donation: Lecture: $10.00 general admission, $5.00 students with ID
Janet Delaney is a fine art photographer who focuses her attention on the urban-scape. Most recently she has been documenting the changes taking place in the SoMa district of San Francisco.
Delaney has received three National Endowment for the Arts Grants and the Phelan Award. Her photographs are in collections of 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 late 2013 She published South of Market with Mack of London. This work, done between 1978 and 1986, was exhibited in a one-person show at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, in 2015.
For fifteen years she held the position of adjunct lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley and in 2015 taught in the undergraduate and graduate programs at the San Francisco Art Institute.
Artist Statement: Life is unstable, the photograph is my antidote.
Paccarik Orue was born and raised in Lima, Peru and resides in San Francisco, California where he earned a BFA from the Academy of Art University. His work has been shown at Blue Sky Gallery, Rayko Photo Center, SF Camerawork, Book & Job Gallery, Contemporary Art Center New Orleans, SOMArts and it has been featured in PDN, Juxtapox, The New York Times, KQED, Conscientious, Nueva Luz, Lenscratch among others. He was selected by PDN as one of the 30 Emerging Photographers to Watch in 2016 and has been awarded En Foco’s New Works Photography Fellowship Award (2013-2014.) Orue’s first monograph, There Is Nothing Beautiful Around Here, was published by Owl & Tiger Books in 2012.