Hernease earned her M.F.A from the International Center of Photography - Bard College. Her current body of work uses photograms, cyanotypes, performance and craft to emphasize self-care through the artistic process. The series title is A Womb of My Own (Mistakes Were Made in Development). Work from this series was included in The Surface of Things at the Houston Center of Photography, an exhibition featuring photographers working with camera-less techniques. She has also exhibited with Rush Arts, Camera Club of Los Angeles, Foley Gallery, and was selected for Photography Now 2016 at the Center of Photography at Woodstock. Her first solo exhibition will open at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY in May, 2018. Hernease currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.