Gina Dominique Hersey, (nee Shorto, b. 1962, Johnstown, PA) is best known for conceptual works that merge 21st Century techno color with spiritual concepts. She earned a BFA from Carnegie-Mellon University and George Washington University's Corcoran School of Art, and an MFA from the University of New Mexico. Dominique Hersey has a national exhibition record, and has received several awards, grants, and honors. In November of 2019, she completed a Visiting Artist Residency at 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica. Currently, she is an Associate Professor of Art at City University of New York’s Lehman College. And she maintains a studio at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in Manhattan.