Jack Risley


Member, NASAD Commission on Accreditation
Elected October 2018, term ends October 2021

Jack Risley is currently 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. He has also 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 earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale University and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Oberlin College.

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Updated January 2019