Nancy Cohen has a BFA from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MFA from Columbia University. Cohen has been awarded a Pollack Krasner grant and Fellowships in Sculpture and Works on Paper from the NJ State Council on the Arts. Her work can be found in the permanent collections of the NJ State Museum, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum, Montclair Art Museum, & Yale University Art Museum among many others. 

Nancy teaches Pratt and Queens College and works out of her studio in Jersey City. She lives in Jersey City, NJ with her husband. Their son was 21 at the time of the interview.

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Nancy Cohen