Janet Olivia Henry (b. 1947; East Harlem, New York) is an artist and educator who lives and works in Queens, New York. She was educated at the School of Visual Arts and the Fashion Institute of Technology, and received a fellowship in education from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In partnership with filmmaker Linda Goode Bryant, Henry designed and produced Black Currant, a magazine that highlighted the experimental work of artists who were showcased by the Just Above Midtown gallery (JAM). She was a member of the Women’s Action Coalition (WAC), a feminist open alliance that sought to address issues of women’s rights through direct action. She participated in WAC’s drum core and currently co-leads a Project EATS drumming group. Henry is a life-long educator and has worked at the New York State Council on the Arts, the Studio Museum in Harlem’s education department, the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, the Lower Eastside Girls Club, Children’s Art Carnival, and the Brooklyn Heights Montessori School.

Henry has exhibited work at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; New Museum, New York; Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; Brooklyn Museum, New York; Newark Museum, New Jersey; Artists Space, New York; P·P·O·W Gallery, New York; and Just Above Midtown, New York. Her work has been reviewed and featured in The New York TimesThe New YorkerHyperallergic, and Smithsonian Magazine, among others.