2019 Biden School for Public Policy & Administration, Nonprofit Management Certificate Program.
University of Delaware, Wilmington, DE. Certificate.
1994 University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI. MFA
1991 Study Abroad, Washington University, Santa Reparata Graphic Art Center, Florence, Italy
1981 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. BFA


Herspace, West Long Branch, NJ.
Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Honolulu, HI
Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu, HI
The Honolulu Advertiser, Hawaii.
Lehigh Portland Cement, Allentown, Pennsylvania.
STW Fixed Income Management, Santa Barbara, California.
OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Melville, New York.


2020 Nanci Hersh, Beyond & Always, Gallery at the Cosmopolitan Club, Philadelphia, PA. (virtual due to COVID-19)
2018 Nanci Hersh at The Mill, The Mill Space, Wilmington, DE.
2015 Up for Air, Blue Streak Gallery, Wilmington, DE.
2014 Nanci Hersh, Mala Galleria, Kennett Square, PA.
Catch & Release, Project Space Gallery, Wilmington, DE.
2013 Catching Up, two person exhibition, Transformations Gallery, Metuchen, NJ.
2011 Walks thru Life: Shoe Portraits, Paper Market, Kennett Square, PA.
2010 Slowing Down to Catch Up, Fashion Center 38th St. Window, New York, NY.
2007 Nanci Hersh: The Making of a Book, Middletown Township Public Library, Middletown, NJ.
2005 Life is but a Dream, Gallery on Grant, Deal, NJ.
1995 Ranch Camp Series, The Pegge Hopper Gallery, Honolulu, HI.
1989 Streetwise, Gallery at Hawaii Loa College, Kaneohe, HI.


2020 Farthest from the Ordinary, The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE. Curated by Rick Hildalgo.
Riverfront 20/20, The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE. Curated by Kristen Hileman.

2019 Pure Drawing, Gallery 37, Milford, DE. Curated by Marcia Reed.
Lean In…, Emerge Wellness, Philadelphia, PA. Curated by TJ Walsh
Art & Soul, The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE. Curated by Kathrine Page.
50 States/200 Artists, Museum of Encaustic Art, Santa Fe, NM.
Weekend of the Arts, Kennett Square, PA. Curated by John Baker.

2018 Evening of the Arts, Historic Kennett Square. Curated by John Baker.
Mixed Media, Blue Streak Gallery, Wilmington, DE. Curated by Ellen Bartholomaus.
Black & White, Gallery 37, Milford, DE

2014 Navigation Puzzle, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Bridgette Mayer, Juror.
Mala Galleria, Kennett Square, PA.
Beyond the Thread, Revisited, Gibby Center for the Arts, Middletown, DE.

2013 Eons Beyond the Rib, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
Paper Work, The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Trenton, NJ. Curated by Elise Mannella & Gabriel Romeu.
Five in Fiber, Gallery 37, Milford, DE. Curated by Marcia Reed & Deborah Johnson.

2012 Small Format Group Exhibition, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ. Curated by Galina Kourteva.
United We Stand: Fall Art Salon, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ. Curated by Galina
Kourteva and Vesslin Kourtev.

2011 Willow on State, Kennett Square, PA. Curated by Sandy Mayer and Hillary Sculthorpe.
The Herspace Collection: Art & the Breast Cancer Journey, Gallery on Grant, Deal, NJ.
Curated by Dr. Beth Deutch and Toby Shylit Mack.

2010 For Love Not Money: A Global Mail Collaboration, Tallinn Print Triennial, Estonia.
Curated by Eileen Foti and Eve Kask.

2009 transFORMation, Bucks County Community College Artmobile. Curated by Rebecca Kelly.

2008 Summer Exhibition, Gallery on Grant, Deal, NJ. Curated by Arlene Mollow and Clare Boren.

2007 The Demoiselles Revisited, Francis M.Naumann Fine Art. New York, NY. Curated by Francis M.Naumann.
I Will Survive, AtlantiCare Women’s Health & Wellness Center, New Jersey. Curated by Dorrie Papademetriou,
Exhibitions Manager, Noyes Museum, Smithville, NJ.
Print and Papermaking Possibilities: Traditional Methods and
Recent Innovations. The Visceglia Gallery, Caldwell College, Caldwell, NJ. Curated by Kendall Baker.

2006 Home Grown, Arts Guild of Rahway, New Jersey. Curated by Eileen Foti.
Recuerde*Remember: An Altar Show, The Pegge Hopper Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Visual Poetry, Stedman Gallery, Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, Camden,NJ.
Two Plus One, Mitchell Sanborn Gallery, Keyport, New Jersey.
Diving Into Digital, Bergen Museum, Paramus, NJ. Curated by Natalia Kolodzei.
Breast Cancer: An Artist’s View, Gallery 1978, Springfield, NJ. Curated by Clara Manheim.
As She Sees It; 8 Artists, Pierro Gallery of South Orange, Baird Center, NJ. Curated by Susan Napack.

2004, 05 Art of Survival, Herspace, West Long Branch, New Jersey.
Loss (and Found), Installation, Count Basie Theatre Window, Red Bank, NJ.
Small Impressions, Printmaking Council of NJ.

2004 Small Works Invitational, Prince Street Gallery, New York, New York.
Iron Works, Anne Reid Gallery, Princeton Day School, Princeton, NJ. Curated by John Goodyear.
National Printmaking 2003, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ.

2002 Working in New Jersey: Prints and Multiples by Fifteen New Jersey Artists, The Chubb Atrium Gallery, Warren, NJ curated by Donna Gustafson.46th Annual National Juried Print Exhibition, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ.

2001 New Members Show, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ. Curated by Stephen Sennott, Director.
Northeast Prints 2001, Ben Shahn Galleries, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ.
Humanity, Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Somerset, NJ.

1999 Recent Works: Brown, De La Garza, Hersh, Laredo Community College Teaching Gallery, Laredo, TX.
Contemporary Collaborations: The Artist and the Master Printer, Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.
Curated by E.Foti.
Heart of the Matter, The Pegge Hopper Gallery, Honolulu, HI. Curated by A.K. Blackburn and Karen Hong.
Night, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, New South Wales, Australia
Hands Across the Water: Heads Across the Sky Hawaii/ Australia, Leeward Community College Foyer Gallery, Honolulu, HI.

1997 Powerful Images, Krasdale Gallery, New York. Curated by S. Balka.
Uncommon Threads, Sleeth Gallery, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV. Curated by Eileen Foti.


2017 Artist-in-Residence, New Castle County Correctional Center. Worked with residents, staff and community to create 16’ mural in facility.

2016 Artist-in-Residence, Mother African Union Church, Wilmington, DE. Worked with youth
group to write, illustrate and create book, Press On, the Story of Peter Spencer, founder
of the church. The Delaware Contemporary’s Teaching Artist-on-the-Go program.

2016, ‘13, ’10 Leeway Foundation Art & Change Grant, worked with YoungMoms Kennett Square, PA.

2015 Commission. Created painting for the Wilmington Flower Market, WIlmington, DE.

2010 Pennsylvania Council of the Arts Project Stream Grant

2006 Illustrated, co-created and published award winning children’s book, Butterfly Kisses and Wishes on Wings: when someone you love has cancer… a hopeful, helpful book for kids.

2008 Best Practices Award for residency with David K. Brearley High School, Kenilworth, NJ.

2003 Best Practices Award for residency with H.W. Mountz School, Spring Lake, NJ.
NJ State Governor’s Leader in Arts Education Award.


Richard Gaw, “Meet, Greet, Paint,”, Landenberg Life |Landenberg Arts|, Spring/Summer 2021.

Professional Artist June/July 2015. Cover Art, color reproduction.

Gigi Rosenberg, “ Your Website: A Virtual Place to Call Home,” Professional Artist Magazine June/July 2015.
Color reproductions.

Richard Gaw, “Nanci Hersh: Artist and Survivor,” Landenberg Today, Spring/Summer 2014, Cover Feature, color reproductions.

Michelle H. Daino, “Together Again,” Home News Tribune, September 17, 2013, color reproductions.

Kerin Hearn, “Nanci Hersh; The Siegel JCC Artspace,” Jewish Voice, April 2013, color reproductions.

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