Masha Ryskin holds a BFA at Rhode Island School of Design and MFA at University of Michigan. Ryskin has exhibited nationally and internationally and is recipient of numerous grants, including a Fulbright to Norway and Rhode Island Fellowship in Printmaking and Drawing. She teaches at Rhode Island School of Design.
“A sense of place and belonging is increasingly important to me, especially since my immigration from the Soviet Union. As a result, my work investigates history, personal memories and everyday rituals by assembling bits and pieces of my surroundings into imaginary environments.”