“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.”
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.