Nancy Cohen is a visual artist whose experimental works of paper and sculpture installations often include hand-made glass, cement, reformed found objects, metal, and rubber. Cohen has an M.F.A. from Columbia University and a B.F.A. from Rochester Institute of Technology. Her recent projects include installations in Israel, Holland, New York, and a collaboration with environmentalists in New Jersey. She has been awarded a Pollock Krasner Grant, residencies at MacDowell and Yaddo, and multiple Fellowships in Sculpture and Works on Paper from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
Cohen’s work is in the permanent collections of the New Jersey State Museum, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum, Montclair Art Museum, and Yale University Art Museum, among others. In 2016, her solo exhibition, Hackensack Dreaming, was reviewed in ArteFuse and Sculpture Magazine, and was selected as one of ten top exhibitions of the fall by Interior Design Magazine. Cohen currently lives and works in Jersey City, New Jersey.