Masha Ryskin / Bio

Masha Ryskin is a printmaker, painter, and installation artist. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. A political refugee from the Soviet Union, she received a classical education in painting before earning a BFA in printmaking at Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA at University of Michigan. She has participated in a number of artist residencies world-wide. Ryskin is also a recipient of numerous grants, including a Fulbright Fellowship to Oslo, Norway and the Rhode Island Fellowship in Printmaking and Drawing. She collaborates with Serge Marchetta, a mixed-media artist from Montreal, on drawings and installations. Together, they exhibited in Montreal, Providence, Trondheim, Norway, and Maitland, Fl.
Ryskin is currently on the faculty at Rhode Island School of Design.