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Masha Ryskin

Masha Ryskin is a Russian-born multidisciplinary artist based in Providence. She received an academic art education in Moscow, Russia, followed by a BFA in Printmaking from RISD and an MFA from the University of Michigan.

Ryskin works in a variety of media, including drawing and painting, printmaking and installation. Her work, exhibited nationally and internationally, is concerned with a sense of place as a metaphor for memory, history and the passage of time. She has participated in a number of artist residencies, both in the US and abroad, and received many grants and fellowships, including a Fulbright Fellowship to Oslo, Norway.

In addition to her individual practice, Ryskin frequently collaborates with other artists, musicians and dancers and works as a designer. Her work has been reviewed and published in a variety of publications, including The New York Times.

Academic research/areas of interest

Her interests include painting, printmaking, installation.

Fall 2019 Courses

  • FOUND-1001-11 Studio:drawing
  • FOUND-1001-23 Studio:drawing

Wintersession 2020 Courses

  • DRAW-1117-01 Fiber, Paper, Drawing
  • DRAW-W114-01 Independent Drawing Project