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Nancy Cohen

32 Erie Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302, U.S.A.
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Phone: 201-659-4540

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Selected Exhibitions

  • 2001 Rags to Riches: 25 Years of Paper Art from Dieu Donne Papermill, Kresge Art Museum
  • 2001 East Lansing, MI, Travelling to Beach Museum of Art, Kansas City, KS,
  • 2001 Hecksher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY, Milwaukee Art Museum (book)
  • 2000 The End, An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture, Exit Art, NYC, NY
  • 2000 Displacement: Art + Suitcase, Will Travel, Gallery: Gertrude Stein, New York, NY
  • 1999 Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ (solo)
  • 1999 A Common Thread, New Art Center, Newton, MA (catalog)
  • 1999 Three Artists-Three Stories, NJ Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ (catalog)
  • 1998 Kouros Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
  • 1998 Wild, Exit Art, New York, NY
  • 1998 Memory & Transformation, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1998 Drawings, ChiMeat, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1998 Form and Space: A Dialogue, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
  • 1996 Balancing Act, Room, New York, NY
  • 1996 Only Connect, Staten Island Botanical Garden, Staten Island, NY (installation)
  • 1996 New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ (solo, catalog)
  • 1996 Domestic Violence, P.S. 122 Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1996 Associated Media, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ (catalog)
  • 1995 Four X-Change, Het Kunst Keldertje, Rotterdam, NL
  • 1995 Workspace Program: 5 Years, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY (catalog)
  • 1994 Small Works, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY
  • 1994 Fabricated Nature, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID (catalog)
  • 1994 Travels to University of Wyoming Art Museum, Virginia Beach Center for the Arts
  • 1994 Passages in Sculpture: Six Sculptors, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
  • 1994 Rough Cuts, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY
  • 1993 Trans Hudson Gallery, Jersey City, NJ (solo)
  • 1993 93NY50, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
  • 1993 Object Lessons, Police Building, New York, NY
  • 1992 A Community of Shelter, Thomas Paine Park, New York, NY (installation)
  • 1991 Disjunctive, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL (catalog)
  • 1991Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA (catalog)
  • 1990 Susan Schreiber Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
  • 1990 Sculptors’ Drawings, East Hampton Center For Contemporary Art, East Hampton, NY (catalog)
  • 1988 Sculpture 1988, White Columns, New York, NY
  • 1988 Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ (solo, catalog)
  • 1987 Taking Form, Windows on White Street, New York, NY (installation)
  • 1987 Biomorphic Sculpture, Art in General, New York, NY

Award and Residencies

  • 1996 The Greenwall Foundation, award in support of "Only Connect"
  • 1993, 89, 86 New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Sculpture Fellowship
  • 1993 Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking, Printmaking Fellowship
  • 1992 Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY, Workspace Artist
  • 1991 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • 1992 Pollack Krasner Foundation Grant
  • 1986, 81 The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire
  • 1981 The Millay Colocy, Austerlitz, NY

Public & Museum Collections

  • Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY
  • Hillwood Art Museum, C. W. Post College, Brookville, NY (catalog)
  • Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
  • Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
  • Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ
  • New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Trenton, NJ
  • New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
  • New York University, New York, NY
  • Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking, New Brunswick, NJ
  • TIAA/CREF, New York, NY
  • William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ (catalog)
  • Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

Selected Bibliography

  • W. Zimmer, "Life Stories in an Artistic Framework," The New York Times, 12/26/99
  • D. Bischoff, "Sculptor Demonstrates Grasp…" The Sunday Star Ledger, 4/25/99 (photos)
  • M. Carlock, "A Common Thread in Newton Exhibit," The Boston Globe, 3/7/99
  • R. Selekman, "Nancy Cohen at Kouros Gallery," New Art Examiner, 10/98 (photo)
  • K. Johnson, "Nancy Cohen," New York Times, 7/10/98
  • E. Shales, "Wild," Review, 2/15/98
  • G. Turner, "Wild," NY arts magazine, 3/98 (photo)
  • A. Raven, "New York Story," Sculpture Magazine, 1/98 (photo)
  • New York Views, "Papermaking and Sculpture," WABC-TV, 1/18/97
  • H. Cotter, "Sculpture that Basks in Summer," New York Times, 8/9/96
  • R. Kahn (ed.), Time Capsule: A Concise Encyclopedia by Women Artists, Creative Time, NY, 1995
  • C. Faxon, "In Making it Actual," Art New England, 8/95
  • H. Cotter, "In New Jersey," New York Times, 7/8/94
  • M.. Kimmelman, "Sculpture’s Season in the Sun," New York Times, 5/6/93
  • "Postscript," Sculpture Magazine, 9-10/93 (photo)
  • G. Melrod, "Object Lessons," Art News, 5/93
  • V. Raynor, "Best Work Turns Out to be Three-Dimensional," New York Times, 4/18/93
  • E. Broadrup, "Commissions," Sculpture Magazine, 9-10/92 (photo)
  • B. McAdam, "Other People’s Stuff," Art News, 9/92 (photo)
  • M. Kimmelman, "Sculpture, Sculpture Everywhere," New York Times, 7/31/92
  • A. Raven, "The Great Outdoors," Village Voice, 8/4/92 (photo)
  • J. Sapers, "Goings On About Town," New Yorker, 7/13/92


  • 1984 Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
  • 1982-84 Columbia University, New York, NY, MFA
  • 1977-81 Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, BFA