Nona Hershey’s work is included in public collections around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; Library of Congress, Harvard Museum; Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Yale University Art Gallery; Minnesota Museum of Art; Crakow National Museum; and the Calcografia Nazionale, Rome. She has participated in over 200 Group Exhibitions internationally. Numerous solo exhibitions include those at Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY; Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Galleria Il Ponte, Rome, Italy; Miller Block Gallery and Soprafina Gallery, Boston, and Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown.
She has had residency grants at the Asillah Forum Foundation, Morocco; Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ireland; Ucross Foundation, WY; Virginia Center for the Creative Arts; Vermont Studio Center, and twice at the MacDowell Colony, NH. She was a recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Grant in 2004 and 2018 and a Somerville Arts Council Grant in 2008.
She taught at Temple Abroad, Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy for 12 years and in Tokyo for one year. From 1993 to 2018 she was Professor of Printmaking at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston.