NONA HERSHEY’s work is included in public and corporate collections around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, Library of Congress, Boston Public Library, Harvard Art Museum, Yale University Art Gallery, Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, CT, Minnesota Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Corcoran Museum of Art, Crakow National Museum, Museo Civico, Piacenza, Museo Municipal, Caracas, and the National Print Cabinet, Rome. She has participated in over 150 Print Biennials and Group Exhibitions internationally. Numerous solo exhibitions include those at Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY; Dolan Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Galleria Il Ponte, Rome, Italy; Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA; Miller Block Gallery, and Soprafina Gallery, Boston,MA. Editions of her prints have been published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, Associated American Artists, NY, Mary Ryan Gallery, NY, Laboratorio Artivisive, Foggia, Italy, Lario Cadorago, Como, Italy, Associazione Amici dell’Arte, Piacenza, Italy, Il Ponte Editrice, Rome, Italy, Hartford Art School, CT, The Print Club of Rochester, NY, and The University Print Club, Cleveland, OH.
She has had residency grants at the Asillah Forum Foundation, Morocco; Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ireland; Ucross Foundation, WY; Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; the Vermont Studio Center; and twice at the MacDowell Colony, NH. She taught printmaking at Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy for 12 years and at Temple University’s Tokyo program for one year. Since September 1993, Ms. Hershey has been Professor and Coordinator of the Printmaking Department at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. She was awarded a Somerville Arts Council Artist Fellowship Grant, A Massachusetts Cultural Council Award and in 2018, a Massachusetts Cultural Council Finalist Award.