NONA HERSHEY   

 

 

EDUCATION                                                                                          

MFA   Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy 1969

BFA    Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA  1967

Studied woodcut:  Yoshida Hanga Academy, Tokyo, Japan, 1990-1991         

Diploma, lithography:  Istituto Statale d'Arte, Urbino, Italy, 1979; 1980

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS                            SELECTED  CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

Academy Art Museum, Easton, Maryland                       American Express Company

Biblioteca Municipale di Como, Italy                                AmSouth Bank Corp                        

Biblioteca Municipale di Piacenza, Italy                           Bank of New York, DE                      

Boston Museum of Fine Arts                                           Bank of Boston, MA                                     

Boston Public Library                                                      ExxonMobil                                                  

Calcografia Nazionale, Roma, Italy                                 Fidelity Bank, Philadelphia, PA                                 

Cleveland Clinic                                                              Fidelity Bank, Boston, MA    

Cleveland Museum of Art                                                 General Electric Company                            

Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington,DC                      Hogan Lovells, Washington DC

Crakow National Museum, Poland                                  Illinois Bell Telephone Company

Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA                              Meritor Insurance Company                                      Davidson College, NC                                                     Mintz Levin, Boston, MA

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, CT                 Neiman Marcus. NJ                          

Duke Museum of Art, NC                                                Manulife Financial, Boston, MA                    

Free Library of Philadelphia, PA                                      Microsoft Corporation

Georgetown University, Washington, DC                        Philadelphia Savings Fund Society              

Harper College, IL                                                           Posinelli, Kansas City, MO/.

Harvard Art Museum, Cambridge,MA                             Prudential Insurance Company                    

Harvard University Law School, Cambridge,MA              Reader's Digest Collection                           

Hunterdon Art Center, NJ                                                Ritz Carlton Hotel, Boston, MA                                 

Istituto di Grafica, Latina, Italy                                         S-E Banken, Stockholm, Sweden     

Library of Congress, Washington,DC                              Teleflora                              

Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester,NY                                TIAA-CREF, NY       

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY                                     Unistar

Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul                                 Weather Services International, Boston,MA    

Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC                                       

Museo Civico, Piacenza, Italy

Museo Municipale de Artes Graficas, Caracas,Venezuela      

Municipalita di Cadorago, Italy

National Academy of Design Museum, NY, NY

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University

Racine Art Museum, Wisc.

Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Skopje Museum of Contemporary Art, Yugoslavia

United States Information Agency                               

US Department of State, Washington,DC

Woodmere Art Museum, PA

Yale University Art Gallery, CT

Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

 

EDITIONS PUBLISHED

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Associated American Artists, New York, NY

Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY

Laboratorio Artivisive, Foggia, Italy

Lario Cadorago, Como, Italy

Associazione Amici dell'Arte, Piacenza, Italy

Il Ponte Editrice, Rome, Italy

Hartford Art School, Hartford, CT

The Print Club of Rochester, Rochester, NY

The University Print Club, Cleveland, OH

 

SELECTED_SOLO  EXHIBITIONS

2018, 2016, 2012, 2009           Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

2018, 2015                               Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown,MA

2012                                         Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA       

2004, 2002, 1999, 1995           Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA

2003                                        St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA

2002                                        Soprafina Gallery, Somervillle, MA

2001                                        Lehman Art Center, Brooks School, N.Andover ,MA

1994                                        Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1993                                        Palazzo Sormani, Milan, Italy

1992                                        Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

1990, 1985, 1982                     Galleria Il Ponte, Rome, Italy

1987, 1983                              Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY

1987                                        Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                 

1986                                        Laboratorio Artivisive, Foggia, Italy

1986                                        Palazzo Ducale, Pesaro, Italy 

1981                                        Il Ponte Editrice, Chicago International Art Expo, IL

1982                                       Il Patio Gallery, Ravenna, Italy

1981                                        Temple Gallery, Rome, Italy

1981, 1979                              Laboratorio Artivisive, Foggia, Italy 

1980                                        Villa Schifanoia Gallery, Florence, Italy

1976                                        Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, DC

 

ARTIST RESIDENCY GRANTS

2009                                        Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

2009                                         Vermont Studio Center, Johnson,VT

2002                                        The Asillah Forum Foundation, Morocco

2001                                        The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle,County Mayo, Ireland

1993                                        The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

1991                                        Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, Wyoming

1989                                        The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

 

SELECTED AWARDS

2018                Massachusetts Cultural Council Finalist Award

2008                Somerville  Arts Council Artist Fellowship Grant, MA

2007                Nt’l Association of Art Critics Award for Exhibition at Simmons College, MA

2004                Massachusetts Cultural Council Award

2001                Benjamin Altman Award, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

1997                Printwork '97, Dutchess County Art Association, NY

1996                Hand-Pulled Prints IV, Stonemetal Press, San Antonio, TX 

1995                45th N American Print Exhibition, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, MA 

1994                18th Harper National Print and Drawing Competition, Palatine, IL 

1987                Premio Sassoferrato, Milan, Italy

1985                8th Eastern US Print & Drawing Exhibition, Charlotte, NC

1981                13th Lario International Exhibition, Como, Italy

1975                Davidson National Print & Drawing Competition, NC

1973                23rd National Exhibition of Prints, Smithsonian Institute, Wash.DC

 

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018    Dolan Maxwell, Art on Paper Fair, NY, NY

            Dolan Maxwell, Art and Antiques Fair, Philadelphia, PA

2017    Chao Art Center, Beijing, China

Silent Stories: Space as Narrative, Concord Center for the Visual Arts, Concord, MA

Selections, Paine Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA

Draw Boston, Bakalar and Paine Galleries, MassArt, Boston, MA

2016    Drawing Show, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT 

            Look Both Ways: Art at the Crossroads of Abstraction and Representation, Woodmere Art Museum,    

            Philadelphia, PA

            From Atmosphere to Edge:  A Drawing Show, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

            Schoolhouse Gallery, Nona Hershey:  Project, Provincetown, MA

            Dolan Maxwell Booth, Art on Paper Fair, Pier 36, NY, NY

2015    Dolan Maxwell Booth, Cleveland Fine Print Fair, Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Dolan Maxwell Booth, The IFPDA Print Fair, Park Avenue Armory, NY, NY

The Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

Director’s Choice, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

            Paper in Particular, Columbia College, Missouri

            Insight, Lunder Arts Center, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Cambridge.MA

2014    The Spaces They Inhabit, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia,PA

            Works on Paper, Soprafina Gallery, Boston,MA

Parallels, Banniister Gallery, RI

The Space Between, Constellation Studios, Lincoln, Nebraska

Swoop and Swoon, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2013    The Annual: 2013, National Academy Museum, New York, NY

The Print Revolution in America, Pace Galleries, Univ.of S.Indiana, Evansville

reThink INK, Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Paper New England, Artspace Gallery, Hartford, CT

Above the Surface, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT

Off the Wall, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA. Juried exhibition

thINK , Fort Lewis College, Colorado

Works on Paper, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

2012    reThink INK, Boston Public Library, Boston,MA

            Collecting Art at the Hartford Art School, Silpe Gallery,Univ. of Hartford, CT

2011    Seven for Science, Oresman Gallery, Smith College, Northampton,MA.

            All Flavors, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown,MA

Ewing, Hershey, Schoerner, Traver, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

ARTcetera, Boston, MA

Chain Letter, Samson Gallery, Boston MA

Prints Show, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

2010    The Logic of Paper, He Xiangning  Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
           Printed Matter 2010, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

            Great Impressions, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY

            2010 Printmaking Portfolios, Stafford Gallery, Denton, TX

            Think, Belmont Gallery of Art, Belmont, MA

            Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, Gray Gallery, Grenville, NC

            New Work, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Think, Zullo Gallery, Medfield, MA

Selections 10, Bakalar and Paine Galleries, MassArt, Boston, MA

            Relationship, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

2009    Dual Action, Jewett Art Gallery, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA                                                                 Seven Printmakers, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA                                                                                              Field Report, Kellogg University Art Gallery, Cal. State, Pomona,CA                                                                  Gallery Artists, Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown,MA                                                                                                                                  2008    Gray Matter, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA

            Artists Speak Out, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA

Gallery Artists, The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Field Report 2,  Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

Frogman Gallery, Prints from the Collection, Beresford, SD

Master Prints, Two Lines Gallery; and Sunshine International Museum, Beijing, China

Drawn, Newspace Gallery, Manchester, CT

Artifice and Light, The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Vietnam Fine Arts Association, Hanoi, Vietnam

New Arts Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam

            Field Report, Gordon College, Wenham, MA

  1.     Art Now Fair, Miami, Florida

      New England NOW, Paper/New England, Hartford, CT

Five Artists, The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Big and Small, The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

182nd Annual, National Academy of Design, NY, NY

4 Printmakers, Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA

2007 North American Print Biennial, Boston, MA

“Works on Paper” Fair, Dolan/Maxwell, Park Avenue Armory, NY, NY

Brickbottom Celebrates MacDowell, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA

            Group Show, Galleria Temple, Rome, Italy

2006    “American Artists in Rural Ireland”, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA

“Ackerman, Brody, Doughty, Hershey”, The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

“The New Landscape”, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

“Visions”, Weber Fine Art, Greenwich, CT

“3rd Annual Summer Exhibition”, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA

“Works on Paper Fair”, Dolan/Maxwell, Park Avenue Armory, NY, NY

2005    “The Color of Night”, Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

“Four Artists in Search of the Intangible”, Simmons College, Boston, MA

 “Works on Paper” Fair, Dolan/Maxwell, Park Avenue Armory, NY, NY

 “Wonderment”, Emerson College, Boston, MA

“Images from North Mayo”, Courthouse Gallery, Ballycastle, Ireland

2004    “Wonderment”, Emerson College, Boston, MA

“Images from North Mayo”, Courthouse Gallery, Ballycastle, Ireland

“Summer Inspirations”, South Shore Art Association, Cohasset, MA

2003    “Mystic” Bakalar Gallery, Mass Art, Boston, MA

“Points of View”, Newton Art Center, MA

“Print Cabinet”, Boston City Hall, MA

“Ballinglen Artists”, Boston City Hall, MA

2002    “Group Exhibition”,Plum Gallery, Wiliamstown, MA

“5th Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints”, Japan

“Selections”, Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston

“Hand Pulled Prints”, Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2001    “Contemporary Master Prints”, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton,MA

“Saints and Sinners”, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC and traveling

“176th Annual Exhibition”, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

“Workshop Traditions”, Boston University Gallery, Boston.MA

“Proof in Print”, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

“Paper Pots III”, John Elder Gallery, New York, NY

2000    “Out-of-the-Box”, Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

 “Five Printmakers”, Hess Gallery, Chestnut Hill, MA

“11x11x11”, DFN Gallery, New York, NY, and Davison Art Center, Middletown, CT

1999   

“Convergence”, Memorial Hall Center for the Arts, Wilmington,VT

“American Prints”, Felix Jenewein Gallery, Czech Republic

“Between Nature and Culture: American Prints”, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

“The Boston Printmakers Biennial”, Fuller Building, BU, Boston, MA

1998

Between Nature and Culture: American Prints, Jyvaskyla Art Museum, Finland

Print Exhibition, South Gallery, Jacksonville, FLA

1997

3 Person Show, Blue River Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

8 American Artists in Rome, Attleboro Museum, MA

Boston Printmakers: Fifty Years , Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

Double Identities, Art Institute of Boston, MA

Monoprints, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA

Printwork '97, Barrett House Galleries, Poughkeepsie,NY

Rome Selection, Temple University Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Visual Arts Faculty: Past and Present, Temple University Rome, Italy

Shifting Grounds, Fuller Building,BU, Boston,MA

1996

Gallery Artists, Miller Block Gallery, Boston,MA

The Modern Landscape, Queens Public Library, Jamaica, NY

MacDowell Colony Printmakers 1925-1995, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH and traveling

Live/Work: Mixit Studio Artists, Somerville Museum, Somerville, MA

Printscape, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA

The Minnesota National Print Biennial, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Hand-Pulled Prints IV, Stonemetal Press, San Antonio, TX

1995

Collection Update 1994, National Academy Museum, New York,  NY

45th North American Print Exhibition, Duxbury Art Complex Museum, MA

The Art of Women Helping Women, Miller/Block Gallery, Boston, MA

170th Annual, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

Faculty Exhibition, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

1994

18th Harper National Print and Drawing Competition, Palatine, IL

Summer Group Exhibition, Pepper Gallery, Boston, MA

Black & White - Four Printmakers, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Small Impressions, Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Somerville, NJ

Faculty Invitational, The Copley Society of Boston, Boston, MA

1993                            

Boston Printmakers, The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA

Invitational Exhibition, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY

Recent Acquisitions, Davison Art Center, Middletown, CT

Beyond Description, Images of Nature, G.W. Einstein Gallery, New York, NY

1992

Large Scale American Graphics, Art Multiple, Dusseldorf, Germany

Gallery Artists, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY

Gallery Artists, Laboratorio Artvisive, Foggia, Italy

1991

Group Exhibition, Gallery Kabutoya, Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibition, Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, CT

Landscapes, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY

1990

11th British International Print Biennial, Bradford, England

Six Printmakers, Rhode Island College, Providence,  RI  

Six Artists, Dedalos Gallery, San Severo, Italy

1989

L'Europe des Gravures, Grenoble, France

Ten Americans, Sala I Gallery, Rome, Italy

1988

12th International Print Biennial, Crakow, Poland

3rd International Biennial Print Exhibit, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taiwan, ROC

Imprimatur, Greenville Museum of Art, SC;  and Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

Premio Internazionale d'Arte Contemporanea, Campobello di Mazara, Italy

Contemporary Women Artists, Mary Ryan Gallery,  New York, NY

1987

New Prints, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

Premio Internazionale Biella per l'Incisione, Italy

Three Artists, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Premio Sassoferrato, Italy

Istituto per la Grafica, Latina, Italy

Contemporary American Prints, Garton & Cooke Gallery, London, England

1986

24th National Print Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, NY;  and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Hot Off The Press, Associated American Artists, New York, NY

Group Exhibition, Calcografia Nazionale, Rome, Italy

New Prints, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY

1985

Great American Prints 84/85, Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

The New Drawings, Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

8th Eastern US Print and Drawing Exhibition, Charlotte, NC

Fifth Mini Print International, Barcelona, Spain

New Directions in Printmaking, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY

1984

28th National Print Exhibition, Noyes Museum, NJ

Back Streets/Back Yards, Associated American Artists, New York, NY

Fifty Years of Fine Prints, Associate American Artists, New York, NY

L'Arte del Disegno, Galleria Il Ponte, Rome, Italy

1983

Four Printmakers, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibition, Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA

1982

Prints:  USA, Pratt Graphics Center, New York, NY

57th Annual Competition, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

Arteder '82, International Exhibition of Graphic Art, Bilbao, Spain

Rassegna di Grafica Contemporanea, Casalpusterlungo, Italy

Boston Printmakers 34th National, De Cordova Museum, MA

1981

14th International Biennial of Graphic Art, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia

13th Lario International Exhibition, Como, Italy

1980

City Forms and Moods, Wenniger Graphics, Boston, MA

Shadows and Reflections, Associated American Artists, New York, NY

1978

Four Printmakers, American Academy in Rome, Italy

Contemporary American Graphics, USIS, Bucharest, Romania

1977

3rd Miami Graphics Biennial, Metropolitan Museum, FL

Grafica Contemporanea, Temple Abroad Gallery, Rome, Italy

1976

Northwest Print Exhibition, Traveling Show, WA

Bicentennial Print Exhibition, Barry College, FL

Gallery Artists Annual, Associated American Artists, New York, NY

1975

New Talent in Printmaking, Associated American Artists, New York, NY

7th Annual Printmaking West, Traveling Show, UT

Davidson National Print and Drawing Competition, NC

Six Artists from Rome, Garden Gallery of Modern Art, Raleigh, NC

Self Portrait Plus One, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, DC

Juried Members Exhibition, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

Boston Printmakers 27th Annual, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

9th Dulin National Print and Drawing Competition, Knoxville, TN

1974

Black and White Contrast, Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, DC

2nd New Hampshire Graphics Annual

1973

Three Person Exhibition, USIS, Rome, Italy

Davidson National Print and Drawing Competition, NC

2nd Hawaii National Print Exhibition, Honolulu Academy of Arts, HI

17th National Print Exhibit, Hunterdon Art Center, NJ

23rd National Exhibition of Prints, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

 

 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS  (other than reviews)

Garber, Randy                         Exhibition Catalogue, Soprafina Gallery, Boston

Janowitz, Joel                          Exhibition Catalogue, Space as Narrative, Concord Center for Visual Arts, MA

Judith Gurewich                       Other Press, Cover illustration, featured artist, spring 2017.

Ruble, Ronald L.                      The Print Renaissance in America

Lynch, Bridget                          Exhibition Catalogue, Nona Hershey-Rewired, Trustman Art Gallery, 2012

He Xiangning Art Museum       Exhibition Catalogue, The Logic of Paper, Shenzhen,China. 2011 

Frenn, Chawky                         100 Boston Painters. Schiffer Books, 2012

Muise, Heather                        A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking. 2012.

Petrovich,  Dushko,                  Exhibition Essay,  Soprafina Gallery, Boston, MA 2009                      

Acton, David                            Sixty Years of North American Prints

The Open Studio Press            New American Paintings, 50th Edition

Howards, Ellen                         Feature, ArtsMEDIA, Boston

Cattell, Jaques                         Who’s Who in American Art, B.R. Bowker Co

Kunc, Karen                             Exhibition Catalogue, Jenewin Gallery, Czech Republic

Hitchings, Sinclair                     Proof in Print, Boston Public Library

Nolta, David                             Exhibition Catalogue, Mystic, Bakalar Gallery, Boston, MA

Allen, Lynne                             The Best of Printmaking , Rockport Publishers

Russell, James                         Exhibition Catalogue, Attleboro Museum, RI

Blake, Sara                              Entrance, for Nona, Harvard Review

Brodsky, Judith K.                    Some Notes on Women Printmakers, Art Journal, Vol. 35

Marchant, Fred                         Tipping Point, cover illustration, The Word Works

Lask, Ellen                               Exhibition Catalogue, Palazzo Sormani, Milan, Italy

Int. Bio.Center                          International Who's Who of Professional Women, Cambridge, England

Mall, Jim                                   Searching Out The Best, The Pennsylvania  Academy of  Fine Arts

Curtiss, Deborah                      Introduction to Visual Literacy, Prentice Hall

Volpi, Marisa Orlandini            Nona Hershey, Artisti Contemporanie, Interviste

Trucchi, Lorenza                      Exhibition Catalogue, Associazione Amici dell'Arte, Piacenza

Mussa, Italo                             Exhibition Catalogue, Galleria Il Ponte, Rome