Janet Fish (b. 1938) was born in Boston and raised in Bermuda. She received her BA from Smith College and her BFA and MFA from Yale University in 1963. Fish has received several honors, including a MacDowell Fellowship and an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, and her work is included in the collections of institutions such as the Art Institute of Chicago, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Museum of American Art, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. She now lives and works in SoHo in New York City and at a farmhouse in Vermont.