Jerry Mischak

In addition to teaching at RISD, Jerry Mischak teaches sculpture and 3D design at the University of Rhode Island. He encourages his students to work outside, using raw materials and natural elements. Mischak creates colorful sculptures inspired in part by the work of Franz West and Robert Rauschenberg. He was awarded the Howard Foundation Fellowship in 2001 and the Rhode Island State Council of the Arts Fellowship in 2003. His work has been reviewed by The New York Times, the New Yorker, Time Out, CNN, the Washington Post and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. He is represented in New York by Jim Kempner Fine Art.

Wintersession 2019 Courses

  • PAINT-4711-01 Monster

Spring 2019 Courses

  • PAINT-4407-01 Painting Refocus: Material Explorations
  • BFA, Rhode Island School of Design
  • MFA, University of Wisconsin, Madison


Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design