Michael Hilsman

Biography


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Born in 1984 in Los Angeles, CA.
Lives and works in Pasadena, CA.

Education

2012
MFA Studio Art, Hunter College, New York.

2008
Visiting Artist, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Pakistan.

2006
B.A. Social Change and the Arts, UC Santa Cruz.

2004
Delhi University, Delhi, India

Solo and Two Artist Exhibitions

2021
Dangling Man, Galerie Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland.

2020
Introductions: Michael Hilsman, White Cube, London.

2019
Pictures of 'M.' And Other Pictures, Almine Rech, New York, NY, US.

2018
Two Artist Presentation with Yarisal & Kublitz, Independent Art Fair, Galerie Sebastien Bertrand,  Brussels, Belgium
New Pictures, Galerie Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland.

2016
The Softest Bullet, Galerie Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland.

2014
Emotions, with Jesse Wine, Moiety, New York, NY, US.

2013
Boneflower, Galerie Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland.

Group Exhibitions

2021
August Presentation, Almine Rech, Aspen.

2020
Painting Someone, Almine Rech, Shangai
Animal Kingdom, Alexander Berggruen Gallery, New York.
Portraits and Some Standing Figures, Galerie Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva.
Still Life an Ongoing Story, Galerie Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva.
Fragmented Bodies, Albertz Benda, New York.

2016
Snow Show, curated by Carey Denniston and Kyle Dancewicz, Rzeplinski, New York, NY, US.

2014
Richard Kern, Michael Hilsman, Yarisal + Kublitz, Galerie Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland.

2013
Yes! But Less, curated by Daria Irincheeva, Apt 16, Newark, NJ, US.
CISCO SYSCO SISQO, La Fonda, Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY, US.
Moon Over Mountain Pass, with Chris Russell, Trailer Park Proyects, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

2012
Un Lugar en la Horoptera, Asociacion Cultural Mediodia Chica, Madrid, Spain.

Art Criticism

2016
"Dan Herschlein's Safe as Houses," exhibition review, riotmaterial.com.

2011
"A Moment in Time: Fragmentation and Reformulation, Rashid Rana," exhibition catalogue essay, Chatterjee & Lal and Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai.

2009
"The Power of the Ornament (Die Machts des Ornaments)," wall text excerpt, Belvedere Museum, Vienna, Austria.
"Hanging Fire: Contemporary Art from Pakistan," exhibition text excerpt, Asia Society Museum, New York, NY, US.