Jack Risley

Member, NASAD Commission on Accreditation
Reelected October 2021, term ends October 2024

Jack Risley is Professor of Sculpture in the College of Art at the Sam Fox School of Art and Design, Washington University in St. Louis. He previously served as Chair of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, and has held positions at Cooper Union, New York University, and Virginia Commonwealth University.

He is a recipient of the Rome Prize, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, and a Pollock-Krasner Grant, among others. His work has been shown at venues including the Brooklyn Museum, the Yale Art Museum, the Parrish Museum, and the Vienna Secession.

Professor Risley was first elected to the Commission on Accreditation in 2018. He served as a member of the Board of Directors from 2013 – 2018.

Professor Risley earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oberlin College.

Updated October 2021