Nancy Cohen has a BFA from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MFA from Columbia University. Recent large-scale projects have included installations in Karmiel, Israel, the CODA Museum in Holland, one based on the Hudson River for the Katonah Museum of Art in NY and a collaboration with marine biologists and environmentalists based on the Mullica River for the Noyes Museum of Art in Oceanville, NJ.

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. Recent exhibitions have included “Permeable Matter” a solo exhibition at Kean University in Union, NJ and “Green: The Color & the Cause,” at the Textile Museum in Washington D.C. Cohen was born in Queens, NY and lives in Jersey City, NJ.