Hilarie M. Sheets

2024 Critic-in-Residence

Internationally known critic Hilarie M. Sheets was invited to MSU to write on the MFA Thesis exhibition at the Broad Art Museum at MSU. This writing will highlights the work of MFA candidates in our graduate program graduating in 2024; Shirin Abedinirad, Gustavo Uriel Ayala, Emily J. Burkhead, Adeline Newmann, and Patrick N. Taylor. She was on campus in November, 2023, interviewing graduate students to begin working on a series of essays for the exhibition catalogue. Additionally during his time on campus, Sheets offered a public lecture.

Hilarie M. Sheets is a New York-based journalist and critic focused on visual art and culture. Her writing has been published in the New York Times, the Art Newspaper, Galerie Magazine, W Magazine, Elle, Artnet News, The Design Edit along with many other publications and she has been a contributing editor for ARTnews.